The list, not surprisingly, was a big hit. Ring Girls continue to be a huge part of boxing–because who doesn’t love beautiful women reminding us what round it is?!
Although they don’t get much time behind the mic, many of these women have proven to be avid and knowledgeable boxing fans as well.
Fast forward to 2017 and we’re back to highlight some more of the beautiful ring girls that are rocking the ring in between rounds.
Read on for the second annual Round By Round Boxing list of Ring Girls You Should Follow on Instagram!
1. Dessie Mitcheson – @dessiemitcheson
Dessie Mitcheson is a full-time model who lives in Los Angeles. She was one of the main ring girls for the fight of the century between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather. She can usually be found alongside fan favorite, Janira Kremets, for all of the major fights that Tecate is involved with including the upcoming Gennady Golovkin vs. Daniel Jacobs bout and Canelo Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.
2. Samantha Kumiko – @samanthakumiko
Samantha Kumiko is one of the most recognizable and fan friendly Corona Ring Girls. Kumiko continues to work some of the most high-profile fights including Daniel Jacobs vs. Peter Quillin, Badou Jack vs. James DeGale and Carl Frampton vs. Leo Santa Cruz 2.
3. Stephanie Cook – @stephanncook
Stephanie Ann Cook is a model and actress and one of the leading ladies of Top Rank’s TR Knockouts. Cook has worked major fights for Top Rank including Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Nicholas Walters and Terence Crawford vs. John Molina. Cook was voted the 2015 Ring Girl of the Year on RBRBoxing’s Fan Awards.
4. Rachel McDonough – @rachelanne_official
Rachel McDonough is one of Top Rank’s longest standing TR Knockout Ring Girls. McDonough is of Irish/Mexican descent and was runner up for 2014 Ring Girl of the Year on RBRBoxing’s Fan Awards. McDonough can usually be found alongside fellow TR Knockout, Stephanie Ann Cook.
5. Kyra Keli – @kyrakeli
An aspiring actress, Kyra Keli is a self proclaimed “ethnically ambiguous” Corona Ring Girl who has worked such notable fights as Gennady Golovkin vs. David Lemieux, Miguel Cotto vs. Canelo Alvarez and Daniel Jacobs vs. Peter Quillin.
6. Tawny Jordan – @tawnyjordan
Tawny Jordan is a Corona Ring Girl who has worked the Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana 2 press tour and such notable fights as Adrien Broner vs. Khabib Allakhverdiev and Leo Santa Cruz vs. Abner Mares.
7. Janira Kremets – @officialjanira
Probably the most popular Ring Girl at the moment, Tecate’s Janira Kremets is also a print and film model. She always greets fans with a smile and is a big boxing fan. Some of the notable fights Janira covered in 2015 include the fight of the century, Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao, Timothy Bradley vs. Jessie Vargas and in 2016 she covered Gennady Golovkin vs. Dominic Wade as well as Canelo Alvarez vs. Liam Smith.
8. Gloria Friedley – @gloriafriedley
Gloria Friedley is usually a regular working for Tecate during Golden Boy Promotions fights. Whether it’s LA Fight Club fights or HBO Latino cards at Fantasy Spring Casino, Friedley has teamed up with RBRBoxing for ringside coverage on a few occasions.
9. Arley Elizabeth – @arrrrlz
Arley Elizabeth is a published model and Corona Ring Girl who has worked such notable fight promotions as the Gennady Golovkin vs. David Lemieux presser, Miguel Cotto vs. Canelo Alvarez and a handful of LA Fight Club cards at the Belasco Theater.
10. Kiara Gomez – @kiara_gomez_
Kiara Gomez is one of the most recognizable Corona Ring Girls on the east coast. Gomez can usually be found flashing her million dollar smile alongside her partner in crime–Samantha Kumiko.
11. Caitlin O’Connor – @caitlin__oconnor
Caitlin O’Connor is an American actress, model and television host who has worked as a Ring Girl for Tecate, BKB and Top Rank’s TR Knockouts. O’Connor has worked major fights, most recently in the promotional build up for Manny Pacquiao vs. Jessie Vargas O’Connor was also recently featured in the boxing movie, Southpaw.
12. CJ Gibson – @misscjgibson
Courtesy of TR Knockouts on Facebook
CJ Gibson is an American model and actress of Filipino and Italian descent who works as a Ring Girl for Top Rank’s TR Knockouts. Gibson worked the fight of the century, Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao in May of 2015.
13. Jess Harbour – @jessharbour
Jess Harbour is a longstanding Corona Ring Girl who has worked many notable fights including Jesus Cuellar vs. Abner Mares and Sergey Kovalev vs. Andre Ward. Harbour was also featured as Corona Boxing’s Ring Girl of the Month in September of 2016.
14. Mia Russo – @miarusso
Mia Russo is relatively new on the scene but has worked some big fights as a Corona Ring Girl including the action-packed title unification clash between Badou Jack and James DeGale which kicked off 2017 with a bang.
15. Victoria Moore – @victoriamoore_93
Although she hasn’t worked many fights for Tecate, Victoria Moore quickly became a fan favorite after being providing ringside access to RBRBoxing on Instagram alongside Gloria Friedley for a Golden Boy Promotions night of boxing. Moore has also been featured as a Woman Crush Wednesday on RBRBoxing.
16. Leanne Rae – @missleannerae
Leanne Rae is a Corona Ring Girl who usually works major fights in Texas. She also worked the mega fight between Sergey Kovalev and Andre Ward in 2016. Leanne was also featured as October’s Corona Boxing Ring Girl of the Month in 2016.
17. Caroline Wade – @thecarolinawade
You may recognize Caroline Wade from the NASCAR circuit, but she is also a Corona Ring Girl who has worked major fights including Sergey Kovalev vs. Andre Ward and most recently Deontay Wilder vs. Gerald Washington.
18. Marbella Sandoval – @marbellasandoval
Marbella Sandoval is a Corona Ring Girl who can usually be seen on ShoBox or Premier Boxing Champions fight cards. She’s also usually ringside with her sidekick, Leanne Rae.
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