First-Ever All-Female Boxing Card
In Canada
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Report on WBAN:  June 18, 2005 -  Shaw Convention Centre, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, in Canada’s first-ever all-women’s card, there were five women’s bouts on the card.

The main featured the highly anticipated rematch of Jelena Mrdjenovich, 135, now (12-1), who won by an eight round unanimous decision and the WIBA Eliminator, over Layla McCarter, 129, now (18-12-4). McCarter broke her radial bone in the forearm in the fourth round, but continued all the last rounds. McCarter fought with one arm through those later rounds.  Team McCarter told WBAN, "We came back from the hospital and Layla broked her forearm in two pieces, she will need surgery as soon we get back to Las Vegas, she will probably be out for three months." Final judges scores were 78-75, 79-74, and 79-73;  In the co-feature, Lisa "Bad News" Brown, now (11-1-2), 124, defeated Kelli Cofer, 124, (10-3-4), in a featherweight six-rounder. Final judges scores was 59-51, 60-53, and 59-54;  In a super middleweight bout, Asa Sandell, 164, of Sweden, (3-0-1) returned to North America to take on Donna Logue, 164, (0-1-1) in a four-round bout. Sandell TKO’d Logue in the second round;  In a six-rounder, Olga Heron, 126, delivered Edmonton’s undefeated Amy Johnson, 132, (4-1-1) her first loss by defeating Johnson with a unanimous decision. Johnson came in three pounds overweight for the bout. Final judges scores, 56-58, 56-58, and 57-58, and In a fifth fight on the card, featuring two pro debuter, Amanda Carriere, 129 won a four-round unanimous decision over Tasha Weisner, 135. Final judge’s scores were 40-36, 40-36, and 39-37.  This card was
live on pay per view in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada at 7:30 Central time, 9:30 Eastern time. Canadians will have a chance to see the event by replay on TSN.

WBAN Historical Vault Information

WBAN has all fights on this card on video in our history Vault.

 The links to the stories will take you out of the member's site, onto WBAN.
Pre-fight Interview with Olga Heron by Rick McLean
Full story on Layla McCarter by Bernie McCoy



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