Female Boxing Reality Show "Todas Contra Mexico" Kicks Off with Press Conference
Wed, 23 Mar 2011
Chiapas, Mexico (March 22, 2011) - The kick-off press conference for the first all-female boxing reality show "Todas Contra Mexico" (All Against Mexico) in Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas, Mexico gave the world its first glimpse into the show on Monday afternoon.
All 16 of the combatants, which are comprised of eight Mexican female pros and eight from around the world, were dressed to the nines to field questions from the media.
The shows hosts - Female boxing star Maureen "The Real Million Dollar Baby" Shea and well-known Mexican actor Paulo Quevedo - were also on hand to promote the show, which will be produced by MapiTV.
The team captains - Bolivian Jennifer Salinas (11-3, 4 KO) representing the international team and Irma Garcia (0-0-1) leading the Mexican team - were also announced.
"These girls inspire me," said Shea, a Bronx, New York native and the current NABF female featherweight champion. "There is a sense of camaraderie, but you can already see the tension here. You can feel how much each girl wants to win.
"I just want to be an instrument to help these women to translate what they're feeling to the public while they focus on the task at hand. "
The winner of the show will receive $100,000 as well as the WBC International Female featherweight title.
The first matches are scheduled for March 26, with the championship round taking place in late April.
Click here to view a list of other articles written by .
Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:
|PACQUIAO MEETS AMIR KHAN IN LONDON GYM, DISCUSSES POSSIBLE FIGHT|
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Sun, 25 Jan 2015BERNABE CONCEPCION, AL SABUAPAN SCORE KO WINS OVER INDONESIAN FOES
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Sun, 25 Jan 2015GOLDEN BOY LIVE! FEATURES RISING TEXAN TALENT ON JANUARY 26 ROCKY JUAREZ VS. ROBINSON CASTELLANOS UNDERCARD
By , Sun, 25 Jan 2015RIOS MAULS ALVARADO
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Sun, 25 Jan 2015RIOS ANNIHILATES ALVARADO IN 3 (PHOTOS)
By Dong Secuya, Sun, 25 Jan 2015ZURDO RAMIREZ DEFEATS MAXIM VLASOV
By , Sun, 25 Jan 2015EARLY RESULTS FROM COLORADO: PONOMAREV, GVOZDYK, DARANYI WIN
By , Sun, 25 Jan 2015SHOWTIME’S ESPINOZA MUDDLING THE ISSUE IN “PACQUIAO-MAYWEATHER”
By Reni M. Valenzuela, Sun, 25 Jan 2015But Khan poor Amir take a big one?
By Recah Trinidad, Sun, 25 Jan 2015HEAVYWEIGHTS SPICE UP THRILLA IN ANGONO
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Sun, 25 Jan 2015NBA -- Knicks dump Magic for third straight win
By Ben Paz, Sun, 25 Jan 2015NBA -- Cavs rout Hornets, extend win streak to five
By Mariano Cueva, Sun, 25 Jan 2015SIGN THE CONTRACT NOW, FLOYD MAYWEATHER JR.
By Reni M. Valenzuela, Sat, 24 Jan 2015WEIGHTS FROM DENVER: ALVARADO - 146.50 LBS., RIOS - 146.75 LBS.
By , Sat, 24 Jan 2015RANDY CABALLERO VS. ALBERTO GUEVARA LOS ANGELES PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES
By , Sat, 24 Jan 2015ARGENTINEAN SUPER STAR LUCAS MATTHYSSE RENEWS CONTRACT WITH GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS
By , Sat, 24 Jan 2015NBA -- Bulls wallop Spurs, 104-81 By. Adeline Deladisma
By Adeline Deladisma, Sat, 24 Jan 2015PACQUIAO DINES WITH PRINCE HARRY, GIFTS HIM AUTOGRAPHED BOXING GLOVES
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Fri, 23 Jan 2015MANNY PACQUIAO TO BRING WPA WORLD 10-BALL CHAMPIONSHIP TO THE PHILIPPINES IN FEBRUARY
By Ted Lerner, Fri, 23 Jan 2015Alvarado vs. Rios 3: Who will be the last man standing?
By Chris Carlson, Fri, 23 Jan 2015NBA ---GOLDEN STATE’S STEVE KERR EARNS SPOT AS WESTERN CONFERENCE HEAD COACH FOR 2015 NBA ALL-STAR GAME
By , Fri, 23 Jan 2015NBA--Cavs win fourth straight, tune out Jazz, 106-92
By Mariano Cueva, Fri, 23 Jan 2015NBA -- Pelicans extend Lakers' slide to six games
By Absalon Inocian, Jr., Fri, 23 Jan 2015NBA --Hornets continue buzzing, hold off Heat, 78-76
By Eric Biasbas, Fri, 23 Jan 2015