Maureen “The Real Million Dollar Baby” Shea (24-2, 12 KOs) will battle Yulihan Avila (12-2, 1 KO) in a ten round world title bout on the Mosley-Mayorga PPV. The event is scheduled August 29th @ Forum in Inglewood, California.
Maureen Shea last fought just over a year ago against Angel Gladney where she won by fourth round TKO. Shea has only two back to back loses on her recored in 2009. Since then she has won eleven straight bouts. Yulihan Alejandra Luna Avila also has two loses on her recored and is coming off a win last November against Carolina Marcela Gutierrez by UD. The bout is scheduled for 10 rounds and their fighting for the IBF World female super bantamweight title.
“It’s an embarrassment to boxing that UFC and MMA show more respect to their woman fighters than the boxing world does, and it’s about time we caught up,” said Sugar Shane.