Alicia Ashley

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Alicia Ashley
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Ashley in 2005
Statistics
Nickname(s)Slick
Weight(s) Super Bantamweight
Height5 ft 4.5 in (163.8 cm) [1]
NationalityJamaican
Born (1967-08-23) August 23, 1967 (age 53)
Jamaica
Stance Southpaw
Boxing record
Total fights37
Wins24
Wins by KO4
Losses12
Draws1
No contests0
Website Official website

Alicia Ashley (born August 23, 1967) is a Jamaican professional boxer and former WBC female world super bantamweight champion. She is the younger sister of chess grandmaster Maurice Ashley and former world kickboxing champion Devon Ashley. [2] [3]

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Career

Ashley began her professional boxing career on January 29, 1999, defeating Lisa Howarth by a six-round split decision, at Atlantic City, New Jersey. On her second professional boxing fight, held at Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, she suffered her first defeat, when she was outpointed over six rounds by Doris Hackl on June 20 of that year.

Ashley rebounded from that defeat with an eight-round decision win over Bonnie Canino June 27 at Tunica, Mississippi.

After her first three fights, she took a seven-month hiatus from boxing, but on February 11, 2000, she returned, losing by an eight-round decision to Mexico's Laura Serrano, also in Tunica. After splitting her two next fights, she met "Downtown Leona Brown": on June 29, she beat Brown on points over eight rounds at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Next, she fought Kelsey Jeffries, who, until that bout had lost only one of her nine fights. On September 3, Ashley beat Jeffries by a six-round unanimous decision in Nevada.

Ashley had only one fight in 2001, a decision victory, and then, on January 13, 2002, she made her Las Vegas debut, drawing (tying) in six rounds with Layla McCarter.

Her next fight, fought on February 23 of that year, was also her first world title try, when she and Jeffries were rematched with the vacant IWBF world Featherweight title on the line. Ashley became a world champion by defeating Jeffries, this time by a ten-round split decision, at New Jersey.

Ashley lost her next fight, when she met the experienced Chevelle Hallback, for Hallback's WIBA world Junior Lightweight title, by a ten-round unanimous decision, in Georgia on August 27.

Ashley then went down in weight, returning to the Super Bantamweight division. On November 15, she defeated Marcela Acuña by a ten-round split decision in Córdoba, Argentina, to win the WIBF's vacant world Super Bantamweight title. But this decision win was controversial (the fight was scored 96-94 by two judges for Ashley, and 97-95 by the third for Acuña), and the WIBF ordered an immediate rematch between the two women fighters. On June 14, 2003, she and Acuña met again, this time at Buenos Aires. The second time around, Ashley retained the title with a ten-round unanimous decision.

On November 15, she lost her title to Esther Schouten by a ten-round split decision in Austria.

Her next was against Shondell Alfred, on March 27, 2004, in Guyana. She defeated Alfred by an eight-round decision.

After a hiatus that lasted almost one year, Ashley returned to boxing on March 3, 2005. when she knocked out Elena Reid in seven rounds, at Laughlin. She also fought in the World Combat League.

She lost the fight against Argentina's Marcela Eliana Acuna for the WBC female world super bantamweight title by a majority decision at the Estadio Luna Park in Buenos Aires on August 20, 2009. [4]

After winning two fights in New York City, Ashley won the vacant WBC female super bantamweight title via a unanimous decision at the Hunts Point Produce Market in the Bronx on July 23, 2011. [5] on 2016 Oct 01 in dort federal event center in Flint Michigan Alicia Ashley loss her title to Fatuma zarika by split decision

As of July 2011, Ashley has never lost a fight by knockout.

Professional boxing record

24 Wins (4 knockouts), 12 Losses, 1 Drawn
Res.RecordOpponentTypeRound
Time
DateLocationNotes
Loss24-12-1 Flag of Denmark.svg Dina Thorslund UD102018-03-10 Flag of Denmark.svg Struer Arena, Struer, Central Denmark Region, DenmarkFor WBC interim female super bantamweight title
Win24-11-1 Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg Liliana MartinezPTS82017-03-31 Flag of Haiti.svg Karibe Convention Center, Pétion-Ville, Ouest, Haiti
Loss23-11-1 Flag of Kenya.svg Fatuma ZarikaSD102016-10-01 Flag of the United States.svg Dort Federal Event Center, Flint, Michigan, USAFor WBC female super bantamweight title
Win23-10-1 Flag of Ireland.svg Christina McMahonUD102015-10-29 Flag of the United States.svg Aviator Sports Complex, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Win22-10-1 Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg Grecia NovaTKO7 (8)2014-11-08 Flag of Haiti.svg Karibe Convention Center, Pétion-Ville, Ouest, Haiti
Loss21-10-1 Flag of Mexico.svg Jackie Nava MD102014-09-06 Flag of Mexico.svg Arena Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoLost WBC female super bantamweight title
Win21-9-1 Flag of the United States.svg Nohime DennissonTKO6 (6)2014-05-21 Flag of the United States.svg Five Star Banquet, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USA
Win20-9-1 Flag of Mexico.svg Zenny SotomayorTKO5 (10)2013-10-23 Flag of Mexico.svg Las Pulgas, Tijuana, Baja California, MexicoRetained WBC female super bantamweight title
Win19-9-1 Flag of Panama.svg Chantal Martínez UD102013-04-20 Flag of Panama.svg Arena Roberto Duran, Panama City, PanamaRetained WBC female super bantamweight title
Win18-9-1 Flag of Mexico.svg Maria Elena VillalobosUD102012-03-17 Flag of Mexico.svg Deportivo del Sindicato del Metro, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoRetained WBC female super bantamweight title
Win17-9-1 Flag of the United States.svg Christina RuizUD102011-07-23 Flag of the United States.svg Hunts Point Produce Market, Bronx, New York, USAWon vacant WBC female super bantamweight title
Win16-9-1 Flag of the United States.svg Crystal HoyUD82011-01-19 Flag of the United States.svg Masonic Temple, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Win15-9-1 Flag of the United States.svg Jackie TrivilinoUD62010-04-02 Flag of the United States.svg Masonic Temple, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Loss14-9-1 Flag of Argentina.svg Marcela Eliana Acuña MD102009-08-20 Flag of Argentina.svg Estadio Luna Park, Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Loss14-8-1 Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg Lisa Brown SD102008-06-12 Flag of the United States.svg Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville, Connecticut, USAFor IFBA super bantamweight title
Win14-7-1 Flag of the United States.svg Brooke DierdorffUD82008-01-31 Flag of the United States.svg Utopia Paradise Theatre, Bronx, New York, USAWon vacant NABF female super bantamweight title
Win13-7-1 Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg Delia HoppeUD62007-04-11 Flag of the United States.svg Paradise Theater, Bronx, New York, USA
Loss12-7-1 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Xiyan Zhang UD102006-04-15 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Chengdu, Sichuan, ChinaFor vacant WIBA bantamweight title
Loss12-6-1 Flag of North Korea.svg Myung Ok RyuUD102005-10-21 Flag of North Korea.svg Jungjuyoung Gymnasium, Pyongyang, Pyongan, North KoreaFor WBC female super flyweight title
Win12-5-1 Flag of Germany.svg Alesia Graf SD102005-05-28 Flag of Germany.svg Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, GermanyWon GBU interim female and WIBF bantamweight titles
Win11-5-1 Flag of the United States.svg Elena Reid TKO7 (8)2005-03-26 Flag of the United States.svg Harrah’s, Laughlin, Nevada, USA
Win10-5-1 Flag of Guyana.svg Shondell Alfred UD82004-03-27 Flag of Guyana.svg Cliff Anderson Sports Hall, Georgetown, Demerara-Mahaica, Guyana
Loss9-5-1 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Esther SchoutenSD102003-11-15 Flag of Austria.svg Trend Eventhotel Pyramid, Vienna, Vienna, AustriaLost WIBF super bantamweight title
Win9-4-1 Flag of Argentina.svg Marcela Eliana Acuña UD102003-06-14 Flag of Argentina.svg Estadio Republica de Venezuela, Bolívar, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaRetained WIBF super bantamweight title
Win8-4-1 Flag of Argentina.svg Marcela Eliana Acuña SD102002-11-15 Flag of Argentina.svg Super Domo Orfeo, Cordoba, Cordoba, ArgentinaWon vacant WIBF super bantamweight title
Loss7-4-1 Flag of the United States.svg Chevelle Hallback UD102002-08-27 Flag of the United States.svg Civic Center, Savannah, Georgia, USAFor IBA female super featherweight title
Win7-3-1 Flag of the United States.svg Kelsey JeffriesSD102002-02-23 Flag of the United States.svg Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWon vacant IWBF featherweight title
Draw6-3-1 Flag of the United States.svg Layla McCarter PTS62002-01-13 Flag of the United States.svg Venetian Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Win6-3 Flag of the Netherlands Antilles.svg Claudette AlexanderUD62001-02-17 Flag of the United States Virgin Islands.svg Saint Thomas, US Virgin Islands
Win5-3 Flag of the United States.svg Kelsey JeffriesUD62000-09-03 Flag of the United States.svg Casino West, Yerington, Nevada, USA
Win4-3 Flag of the United States.svg Leona Brown SD82000-06-29 Flag of the United States.svg Viking Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Loss3-3 Flag of the United States.svg Songul OrucSD42000-05-13 Flag of the United States.svg Conseco Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Win3-2 Flag of the United States.svg Heather McVeyUD42000-04-01 Flag of the United States.svg Harrah's, Laughlin, Nevada, USA
Loss2-2 Flag of Mexico.svg Laura Serrano UD82000-02-11 Flag of the United States.svg Gold Strike Casino, Tunica, Mississippi, USA
Win2-1 Flag of the United States.svg Bonnie Canino UD81999-05-27 Flag of the United States.svg Gold Strike Casino, Tunica, Mississippi, USA
Loss1-1 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Doris HacklSD61999-05-20 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Halifax Metro Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Win1-0 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Lisa Howarth SD61999-01-29 Flag of the United States.svg Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAProfessional debut

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References

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