Girl Boxing – Interview with Melinda “La Maravilla” Cooper
By Malissa – Girl Boxing
Melinda “La Maravilla” Cooper (21-1, 11-KOs) is hungry — and she wants her IBF Superbantamweight Title back. She is set to meet Puerto Rican fighter Ada Velez (19-3-3, 6-KOs) in a rematch and in what promises to be a tough, taut battle, La Maravilla and Velez will meet for a ten-round championship fight on Sunday, November 20, 2011 at the Texas Station Gambling House and Hotel in Cooper’s hometown of Las Vegas. Given her popularity, it is expected that the bout will be fought in front of a sell-out crowd — who are equally as hungry to see her back in the ring….