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IFBA Flyweight World Champion

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Lissette Medel

IFBA Super Featherweight Champion

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Maureen Shea Wins IFBA Featherweight Title

Defeats Gladney by TKO

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Sindy Amador retains IFBA title

in a split decision. 96-94, 97-93, 94-96.

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Maureen Shea wins IFBA Jr. Featherweight Title

Oxnard, CA--Before a cheering hometown crowd, Maureen Shea defeated Angel Gladney to win the vacant IFBA Jr. Featherweight World title. Referee Lou Moret stopped the fight halfway through the 4th round after Gladney could no longer defend herself against Shea's pummeling onslaught. The bout was ruled a TKO and brought Shea's record to 23-2,1 TKO. 


The IFBA championship was the headliner for a seven fight card promoted by Top Players Promotions. Judges for the bout were Barry Druxman, Wayne Hedgepeth and Pat Connolly. Kim Messer Caminschi supervised the title fight for the IFBA.

Maureen Shea to Fight for IFBA World Title July 11


Henderson, NV—The International Female Boxers Association is pleased to announce that Maureen “The Real Million Dollar Baby”, Shea (23-2, 11 KOs), will fight for the IFBA Junior Featherweight Championship of the World in the main event of Ice VS. Fire III on Friday, July 11 at the Oxnard Performing Arts Center in Oxnard, CA. 

Shea, a native New Yorker, moved to Ventura in 2011 looking to revitalize her career in the ring. Fast forward to 2014 and Shea now finds herself on a sensational 10-fight winning streak. The fast-talking and hard-hitting boxer has become a bona fide celebrity in Ventura County since her last victory at Ice VS. Fire II this past March when she captured a national title. Now, “The Real Million Dollar Baby”, a nickname which comes from Shea’s time working as the sparring partner for Hilary Swank during the actress’ preparation for her Academy Award winning role in the film, Million Dollar Baby, is more than ready for a shot at a full world championship when she takes on hard hitting veteran, South Carolina’s Angel Gladney (8-9-1, 6 KOs), for the vacant IFBA Junior Featherweight Championship of the World. 

The IFBA is pleased to be sanctioning this title bout, headlining an 8- fight card show for promoter Top Players Promotions. Tickets are now available at www.topplayerspromotions.com. The fight will also be televised live online starting at 7 p.m. on GFL TV (www.gfl.tv).

Sindy Amador Retains IFBA Title

Sindy Amador retains IFBA title in a split decision. 96-94, 97-93, 94-96. 

In an action packed fight from start to finish, Sindy's stamina and experience led her to victory over Maria Suarez. 

With the judges flip flopping scores from one round to the next, it was up for grabs until the very end. made it anyone's fight. In the end, the champion stayed the champion.

Congrats to both women for leaving it all in the ring and serving as a great representatives of the skill and toughness in women's boxing.

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