(born May 25, 1961 in Penticton
, British Columbia
) is a former female
boxer who fought professionally from 2001 to 2002.
Pinto fought some of female boxing's top fighters and contenders in her short career. She began boxing at the age of 40 with no previous amateur experience. Her first fight was on April 7, 2001, was against Yvonne Caples
in Rochester, Washington
. She was defeated in a four round decision.
In Phoenix, Arizona
on September 25, 2001, she beat Brandy Leon
in a four round unanimous decision for her first victory.
On March 30, 2002, in only her third bout, Pinto faced a women's boxing world champion. She lost to Para Draine
by a four round decision in Tacoma, Washington
. Pinto then lost to Marilyn Salcido
in a four round decision in Laughlin, Nevada
, on April 21.
In Albuquerque, New Mexico
on June 27, she won a four round decision against Nicole Salazar
, who was making her professional boxing debut that night.
Pinto retired from boxing after a four round draw in Cornwall, Ontario
against Heather Stevens
. Her last career fight was her first fight in her home country.
Pinto retired from boxing with two wins, three losses, and one draw, without any knockout wins or losses.