Trevino is a former boxing and kickboxing champion. Born on January 18, 1967 in Arizona, Trevino started out as a well-known kickboxer before entering the pro-boxing ring. Known as ‘the Terminator’ in her pro-kickboxing days, Yvonne Trevino made her pro boxing debut in 1993, facing off with Kris Kreuz in a last-minute match-up. She went on to face Bridgett Riley in her second boxing bout held in Laughlin, Nevada where she was defeated by decision. A year later, at the Aladdin Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada in what was known as one of the best upsets in women’s boxing, Trevino knocked down German boxer, Regina Halmich, to become the new Women’s International Boxing Federation WIBF World Flyweight champion. She obtained another K.O. and the first-ever IFBA International Female Boxing Association after defeating Jolene Blackshear. She also became the new IFBA Bantamweight champion when she defeated Suzanne Riccio in a ten-round decision.
She defended the title in 1998 against debutante boxer Bridgett Riley who managed to grab the title from Trevino by decision. She later went on to challenge Para Draine, holder of the IWBF World Flyweight title, at the Spirit Lake Casino but this ended at a loss. In November 1998, she again lost to Canadian boxer Kathy Williams by a six round unanimous decision.
She currently holds a boxing record of 9 wins, 5 losses and 1 draw. She won two World Boxing Championship titles in 1995 and she has never been knocked out in her professional boxing career. In kickboxing, Trevino has a record of 9 wins, 2 losses and 1 draw.