I met Franchon Crews nearly one year ago in her home city of Baltimore. Three months before we met, the “Heavy-Hitting Diva” won a four-rounder against Sydney Leblanc by unanimous decision, but her career would stall after that fight. She managed to get a fight with Tiffany Woodard in January 2018 to keep busy, but a follow-up fight in the Claressa Shields-Hanna Gabriels card in June did not materialize.

In recent months, however, things have a taken a more interesting turn. On September 13, she fights another boxing “diva”, the arguably more popular Maricela “La Diva” Cornejo, for the vacant…

View from the Ringside

I had a plan, until I got punched in the face. So I started writing again. @sheila_uncut.

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