One of the main problems in women’s boxing in years gone by was the amount of high level world champions.
In that, the different weight categories, often lacked the depth of quality talent required to really engage fans.
To the point of growing interest in women’s boxing.
This seems to have changed in recent years, however.
The standard of women’s professional boxing has greatly improved. There is good fights to watch frequently that are competitive and well matched nowadays.
Australian boxing sensation Ebanie Bridges takes on Shannon Courtenay of the UK next month in this regard but the question would be, what next, if she were to win.
Her small size could limit the notable opportunities in her immediate weight class but there is a good fight in and around her weight that might have gone under the radar to some.
Hyun Mi Choi.
Choi is the longest reigning world champion in female boxing at the moment.
The South-Korean, previously North Korean, before getting her nationality and citizenship changed back in 2004, is currently 19-0-1 (4 KO) as a professional.
A two-weight world champion and current WBA super-featherweight champion.