The first meeting between WBA, WBC and WBO Female Welterweight Champion Cecilia Braekhus (22-0, 6 KOs), the pound-for-pound number one, and WBO Light Middleweight Champion Oxandia Castillo (12-0, 9 KOs) came to a dramatic conclusion on Thursday afternoon.
While the First Lady was giving interviews after the final press conference, Castillo grabbed the three belts and posed for pictures with them.
“They will be mine on Saturday, I will take them home,” she said.
The clash of unbeaten champions at Arena Nord in Frederikshavn, Denmark is just two days away. “She should not have taken my belts, I am not happy about it,” Braekhus said.
“I have never seen anyone do that before. Anyway, it's the closest she will get to them. She will never touch them again. I will defend them on Saturday and take them back home with me.”
When promoter Nisse Sauerland heard about the happenings, he was shocked by the “disrespectful behavior” of the 18-year-old.
"It is a big insult to take the belts,” Sa...