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Ava Knight (born (1988-08-15)August 15, 1988) is an American female boxer. She has competed professionally since 2007 and is the current women's WBC champion.[2][3]

Ava Knight
BornAva Michelle Knight-Salicka
(1988-08-15) August 15, 1988 (age 31)
Chico, California, United States
Other namesLady of Boxing[1]
NationalityAmerican
Height5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
Weight123 lb (56 kg; 8.8 st)
DivisionFlyweight
Reach70.0 in (178 cm)
StyleBoxing
StanceOrthodox
Years active2007-
Professional boxing record
Total25
Wins18
By knockout5
Losses2
By knockout0
Draws5
Mixed martial arts record
Total1
Wins1
By knockout1
Losses0
Other information
Websitehttp://www.officialavaknight.com/
Boxing record from BoxRec

Boxing careerEdit

Knight has won the WBC diamond belt international boxing title.[4][5]

Mixed martial arts careerEdit

Knight made her MMA debut against Shannon Goughary at Bellator 228 on September 28, 2019.[6] She won the fight by TKO in the third round.

Professional boxing recordEdit

Professional record summary
25 fights 18 wins 2 losses
By knockout 5 0
By decision 13 2
Draws 5
No. Result Record Opponent Type Round, time Date Location Notes
25 Win 18–2–5   Crystal Hoy UD 8, 2:00 May 17, 2019   FedEx Forum, Memphis, TN, USA
24 Draw 17–2–5   Luna del Mar Torroba TD 3, 0:30 Feb 9, 2019   Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson, NV, USA
23 Win 17–2–4   Mayela Perez UD 6, 2:00 Dec 7, 2018   Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall, Las Vegas, NV, USA
22 Win 16–2–4   Nancy Franco UD 6, 2:00 Sept 22, 2018   Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall, Las Vegas, NV, USA
21 Win 15–2–4   Leesa Daniels UD 6, 2:00 Jul 21, 2018   FedEx Forum, Memphis, TN, USA ABF USA Female bantamweight title
20 Win 14–2–4   Judith Rodriguez UD 8, 2:00 Apr 23, 2016   Centro de Usos Multiples, Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico
19 Draw 13–2–4   Jasseth Noriega SD 6, 2:00 Feb 20, 2016   Lobo Dome, Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico
18 Win 13-2-3   Guadalupe Martinez Guzman UD 10, 2:00 Nov 13, 2014   Washington Hilton & Towers, Washington, USA WBC International female flyweight title
17 Loss 12-2-3   Ibeth Zamora Silva UD 10, 2:00 Oct 26, 2013   Deportivo Agustín Ramos Millan, Toluca, Mexico WBC World female light flyweight title
16 Win 12-1-3   Linda Soto UD 10, 2:00 May 11, 2013   Deportivo Agustín Ramos Millan, Toluca, Mexico WBC Silver female flyweight title & WBC Diamond female flyweight title
15 Win 11-1-3   Susana Vazquez UD 10, 2:00 Jan 26, 2013   Gimnasio Manuel Bernardo Aguirre, Chihuahua, Mexico WBC Silver female flyweight title
14 Win 10-1-3   Mariana Juarez UD 10, 2:00 Oct 13, 2012   Palacio de los Deportes, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico WBC Diamond female flyweight title
13 Win 9-1-3   Susana Vazquez UD 10, 2:00 Jun 30, 2012   Auditorio Centenario, Torreon, Coahuila de Zaragoza, Mexico IBF World female flyweight title
12 Win 8-1-3   Vacharaporn Prachumchai TKO 10, 1:00 Mar 31, 2012   Gimnasio Auditorio, Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, Mexico IBF World female flyweight title
11 Win 7-1-3   Arely Mucino KO 2, 0:45 Oct 29, 2011   Palenque de la Feria, Colima, Colima, Mexico IBF World female flyweight title
10 Draw 6-1-3   Kaliesha West SD 10, 2:00 Jun 18, 2011   Sports Arena, Pico Rivera, California, USA WBO World female bantamweight title
9 Win 6-1-2   Gloria Salas KO 1, 1:55 Jan 14, 2011   Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, California, USA
8 Loss 5-1-2   Ana Maria Torres UD 10, 2:00 Aug 29, 2009   Ciudad Deportiva, Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico WBC World female super flyweight title
7 Win 5-0-2   Kaliesha West UD 8, 2:00 Nov 18, 2008   Table Mountain Casino, Friant, California, USA IFBA North American bantamweight title
6 Win 4-0-2   Noriko Kariya KO 5, 0:20 Jul 31, 2008   Schuetzen Park, North Bergen, New Jersey, USA
5 Draw 3-0-2   Elena Reid PTS 6, 2:00 Jun 12, 2008   Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville, Connecticut, USA
4 Win 3-0-1   Sharon Gaines UD 6, 2:00 Feb 9, 2008   Aquarius Hotel, Laughlin, Nevada, USA
3 Draw 2-0-1   Jodie Esquibel MD 4, 2:00 Jan 11, 2008   Isleta Casino & Resort, Albuquerque, New Mexico
2 Win 2-0   Katarina De la Cruz KO 1, 1:19 Sep 20, 2007   Sagebrush Cantina, Calabasas, California
1 Win 1-0   Leonie Hall UD 4, 2:00 Aug 20, 2007   Colusa Casino Resort, Colusa, California

Mixed martial arts recordEdit

Professional record breakdown
1 match 1 win 0 losses
By knockout 1 0
By submission 0 0
By decision 0 0
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 1–0 Shannon Goughary TKO (punch to the body) Bellator 228 September 28, 2019 3 1:46 Inglewood, California, United States

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ava "The Lady of Boxing" Knight – Mayweather Promotions". mayweatherpromotions.com.
  2. ^ "Women's Boxing: Ava Knight Biography". wban.org. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2016-03-13.
  3. ^ "Women's Boxing: Cream of the Crop, Part I". ringtv.craveonline.com. Archived from the original on 2014-08-11. Retrieved 2016-03-27.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  4. ^ "San Francisco Bay View » Women boxers rise worldwide: an interview wit' flyweight champion Ava Knight". San Francisco Bay View.
  5. ^ "Ava Knight looking to promote women's boxing during Mayweather vs. Canelo - Pro Boxing Insider". Pro Boxing Insider.
  6. ^ "Former WBC, IBF boxing champion Ava Knight signs with Bellator, debuts next month". August 10, 2019.

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