CECILIA BRAEKHUS NEWS

Cecilia Braekhus remains unbeaten with decision win

Cecilia Brækhus (25-0, 7 KOs) successfully defended her WBC, WBO & WBA Female World Welterweight titles with a unanimous points victory over Jessica Balogun (24-4, 12 KOs) at the Sport and Congress Center in Schwerin, Germany last night. Balogun proved a tough opponent but was ultimately outclassed by Brækhus. The judges scored the fight 100-90, 99-91 and 98-92 all in favour...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Cecilia Braekhus retains WBC, WBA & WBO titles

Cecilia Braekus (24-0, 7 KOs) defeated Myriam Lamare (22-4, 10 KOs) at the Nordic Fight Night in Frederikshavn, Denmark to retain her WBC, WBA & WBO Female Welterweight titles.
Via Ringnews24
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Cecilia Braekhus dominates again, Masternak & Skoglund win

The latest edition of Nordic Fight Night was held on Saturday at the Arena Nord in Frederikshavn, Denmark. Headlining the card was female superstar Cecilia Braekhus, and also in action were Mateusz Masternak and Erik Skoglund. Here's a rundown of the results. In the main event, the top women's boxer in the world, Cecilia Braekhus, continued her winning ways. Braekhus...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Nordic Fight Night weigh-in results: Cecilia Braekhus headlines

Nordic Fight Night is back on Saturday, and the event is headlined by the best women's fighter in the world, Cecilia Braekhus. Right here, you can find the complete weigh-in results, with photos and videos, for the event, which also features Erik Skoglund and Mateusz Masternak in action. Take a look at how all the fighters looked on the scale and what you can expect to see in...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Braekhus and Lamare come face-to-face at the final press conference in Frederikshavn

Cecilia Braekhus (23-0, 7 KOs) came face-to-face with her opponent Myriam Lamare (22-3, 10 KOs) for the first time at today’s final press conference. Lamare will challenge the pound-for-pound number one for her WBC, WBA & WBO Female Welterweight titles at the Arena Nord in Frederikshavn on Saturday night. ‘’It’s exciting to start the year with such a tough fight,’’...
Via Ringnews24
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Cecilia Braekhus answers fans’ questions ahead of world title clash with Myriam Lamare

Cecilia Braekhus (23-0, 7 KOs) took time out of her busy training schedule to answer fans’ questions via a live Q&A session on her Facebook page yesterday evening.The pound-for-pound number one, who puts her WBA, WBC & WBO titles on the line against Myriam Lamare (22-3, 10 KOs) on Saturday night, said: ‘’It is great to be able to interact with my fans. I am so grateful...
Via Ringnews24
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Lamare arrives in Frederikshavn, ready to take titles from Braekhus

Myriam Lamare (22-3, 10 KOs) touched down in Denmark today. The French boxer is confident that she will be taking Cecilia Braekhus’ (23-0, 7 KOs) WBA, WBC & WBO Female Welterweight titles home with her following their fight at the Arena Nord in Frederikshavn.
Via Ringnews24
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

10 rounds with Cecilia Braekhu - Live Q&A from Frederikshavn at 18.00

On February 1st, WBA, WBC and WBO Female Welterweight Champion Cecilia Braekhus (23-0, 7 KOs), the pound-for-pound number one, will defend her titles against Myriam Lamare (22-3, 10 KOs) at the Nordic Fight Night in Frederikshavn. We have caught up with the First Lady to go the full 10 rounds with her. 0 – zero losses on her record. “And I intend to keep it that way,” Braekhus...
Via Ringnews24
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Cecilia Braekhus in action this Saturday: Media day quotes & photos

Today in Norway, Cecilia Braekhus kicked off fight week with a crowded press conference at the Viasat offices in Oslo. The pound-for-pound number one faces Myriam Lamare on Saturday night at the Nordic Fight Night in Frederikshavn. Here's what she had to say: ''I’m really looking forward to this fight "I haven’t been in the ring for a while so I’m excited...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Myriam Lamare Q&A: ''I will let my fists do the talking!''

Myriam Lamare (22-3, 10 KOs) will challenge Cecilia Braekhus (23-0, 7 KOs) for her WBC, WBA & WBO Female Welterweight titles at the Arena Nord in Frederikshavn on February 1st. We caught up with the French boxer as she prepares to take on the pound-for-pound number one.
Via Ringnews24
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Lihaug and Hagen tip Braekhus for victory in Frederikshavn

Norwegian boxers Tim-Robin Lihaug (5-1, 4 KOs) and Alexander Hagen (3-0) both believe WBA, WBC & WBO Female Welterweight Champion Cecilia Braekhus (23-0, 7 KOs) will prove too much for Myriam Lamare (22-3, 10 KOs) when the pair meet at the Nordic Fight Night in Frederikshavn on February 1st. ''I predict that Cecilia will win on points or stop Lamare in the later rounds...
Via Ringnews24
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Braekhus enters final stages of training

WBA, WBC & WBO Female Welterweight Champion Cecilia Braekhus (23-0, 7 KOs) has entered the final stages of her training as she prepares for her title defence against Myriam Lamare (22-3, 10 KOs) at the Nordic Fight Night on February 1st.
Via Ringnews24
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Cecilia Braekhus injured, Nordic Fight Night postponed until Feb 1

The Nordic Fight Night in Frederikshavn has been postponed by two weeks due to an eye injury sustained by WBA, WBC & WBO Female Welterweight Champion Cecilia Braekhus (23-0, 7 KOs). The pound-for-pound number one will now face Myriam Lamare (22-3, 10 KOs) at the Arena Nord on February 1. “When it comes down to a fighter´s health, we cannot take any risks,” said promoter...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Nordic Fight Night in Frederikshavn postponed to February 1 after Braekhus picks up eye injury in practice

The Nordic Fight Night in Frederikshavn has been postponed by two weeks due to an eye injury sustained by WBA, WBC & WBO Female Welterweight Champion Cecilia Braekhus (23-0, 7 KOs). The pound-for-pound number one will now face Myriam Lamare (22-3, 10 KOs) at the Arena Nord on February 1.
Via Ringnews24
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Cecilia Braekhus to fight Myriam Lamare on January 18

WBA, WBC & WBO Female Welterweight Champion Cecilia Braekhus (23-0, 7 KOs), the pound-for-pound number one, will defend her titles against former world champion Myriam Lamare (22-3, 10 KOs) in Frederikshavn on January 18. 
Via Ringnews24
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Cecilia Braekhus to defend belts on Nordic Fight Night

WBA, WBC & WBO Female Welterweight Champion and pound-for-pound number one Cecilia Braekhus (23-0, 7 KOs) will be back in the ring on January 18 when the Nordic Fight Night returns to Frederikshavn. 
Via Ringnews24
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Ulli Wegner to stay on board with Team Sauerland through 2016

Ulli Wegner's eagerness to succeed has not waned just yet. The 71-year-old signed a contract extension with Team Sauerland on Tuesday, which keeps him with the promotional company's stable until early 2016. Wegner lead fighters like Sven Ottke, Markus Beyer, Arthur Abraham, Marco Huck, Yoan Pablo Hernandez and Cecilia Braekhus to world title honors after joining the professional...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Klara Svensson returns on November 16, fights “almost” at home

After her successful Team Sauerland debut in Kolding, Klara Svensson will return to the ring at the Nordic Fight Night in Albertslund on November 16. The Swedish Princess (11-0, 4 KOs) will take on veteran Bulgarian fighter Borislava Goranova (6-36-1), who has been in the ring with champions like Cecilia Braekhus and Anne-Sophie Mathis. Never before has Svensson fought closer to...
Via Ringnews24
October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

New Norway gov't to allow pro boxing

Incoming leaders of Norway's new government say they will end a 32-year ban on professional boxing in the Scandinavian country when the right-wing coalition takes office next week. Lawmakers from some opposition parties have said they also back the proposal, ensuring the necessary approval by Parliament. The world's No. 1-rated female boxer, unbeaten Norwegian fighter Cecilia...
Via AP on Fox
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

New Norway government to allow professional boxing

Incoming leaders of Norway's new government say they will end a 32-year ban on professional boxing in the Scandinavian country when the right-wing coalition takes office next week. Lawmakers from some opposition parties have said they also back the proposal, ensuring the necessary approval by Parliament. The world's No. 1-rated female boxer, unbeaten Norwegian fighter Cecilia...
Via AP on Fox
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Patrick Nielsen & Cecilia Braekhus dominate at Nordic Fight Night

Patrick Nielsen (20-0, 9 KOs) defended his WBA Intercontinental Middleweight Title and added the WBO Intercontinental belt to his collection by defeating Patrick Majewski (21-2, 13 KOs) in Frederikshavn, Denmark on Saturday night. The 22-year-old knocked  down the “Machine” in the fifth with a left to the chin. The judges scored the fight 119-108, 119-108 and 118-109. “This...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Braekhus vs. Castillo, Nielsen vs. Majewski weigh-in results, photos, video

Tomorrow night in Denmark comes the latest installment of the Nordic Fight Night series. The headline bout is a women's title fight between the presumed number 1 female fighter in the world, Cecilia Braekhus, and the hard-hitting challenger Oxandi Castillo. The co-feature is a showdown at middleweight between Patrick Nielsen and Patrick Majewski. The weigh-ins for the event were...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Cecilia Braekhus-Oxandia Castillo presser quotes & photos

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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Patrick Nielsen vs. Patrick Majewski presser quotes & photos for Nordic Fight Night

WBA Intercontinental Middleweight Champion Patrick Nielsen (19-0, 9 KOs) and world-ranked Polish challenger Patrick “The Machine” Majewski (21-1, 13 KOs) came face-to-face for the first time today at the official press conference at the Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers Hotel. Promoter Nisse Sauerland confirmed that the WBO Intercontinental Middleweight Title will also be at stake...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Cecilia Braekhus in action at Nordic Fight Night this weekend: Media day photos & quotes

WBA, WBC & WBO Female Welterweight Champion Cecilia Braekhus (22-0, 6 KOs), the pound-for-pound number one, caught up with the Norwegian media in Oslo earlier this week. On Saturday, she will take on unbeaten WBO Light Middleweight Champion Oxandia Castillo (12-0-2, 9 KOS) at the Nordic Fight Night in Frederikshavn, Denmark. “One of us will remain an unbeaten, the other...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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