CECILIA BRAEKHUS NEWS

Women’s pound for pound list launched

It's been long overdue, but ProBoxing-Fans.com is happy to officially debut our top 10 women's boxing pound for pound list! We do our best to cover the women's fight game here, and it's been a hole in our coverage to not have a pound for pound top 10 for the ladies. So here it is. Take a look and let us know your thoughts. ---> Women's Top 10 Pound for...
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Amanda Serrano eager to be fighting back in Brooklyn this Thursday

Women's world champion Amanda Serrano (21-1, 16 KO's) knows that she has a tough fight on her hands this Thursday night at the Master Theater in Brooklyn when he she takes on Jackie Trivilino (9-8-3, 1 KO) in a rematch of a fight that took place on March 20, 2009, with Serrano winning a majority decision. Even though she won the first encounter, Serrano is looking for a more...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Results & photos: Cecilia Braekhus wins undisputed women’s welterweight championship

Boxing history was made in Copenhagen, Denmark last night. Norwegian star Cecilia Brækhus (26-0, 7 KOs) became the first female boxer to unify a division by holding all four major titles simultaneously. The WBC, WBA & WBO Champion scored a unanimous decision victory over IBF Champion Ivana Habazin (13-2, 5 KOs) to become the undisputed welterweight queen. Cheered on by...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cecilia Braekhus-Ivana Habazin weigh-in results & photos, Klara Svensson also in action

The Nordic Fight Night returns to Copenhagen with an action packed show featuring three big fights on Saturday night. Ahead of all the action at the Danish capital’s iconic TAP1 venue the fighters made weight today at the Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers Hotel. The card is headlined by the first-ever women's unification fight with all 4 titles at stake, Cecilia Braekhus vs. Ivana...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cecilia Braekhus looking to become first undisputed female welterweight champion

Female fighter Cecilia Braekhus is already considered by most to be the best pound for pound women's fighter in the world. Now, on Saturday, September 13th, she'll have the chance to make women's boxing history, seeking to become the first completely unified and undisputed female welterweight champion. Braekhus, who holds the WBC, WBA & WBO straps, is taking on Ivana...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
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June 08, 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...
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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...
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January 31, 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...
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January 27, 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...
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December 23, 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...
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November 05, 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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Patrick Nielsen vs. Patrick Majewski on September 7 Nordic Fight Night, Cecilia Braekhus also in action

WBA Intercontinental Middleweight Champion Patrick Nielsen (19-0, 9 KOs) faces the toughest test of his career so far when he takes on Patrick ‘The Machine’ Majewski (21-1, 13 KOs) at the Nordic Fight Night in Frederikshavn on September 7. Nielsen’s latest opponent is relishing the opportunity to face the 22 year-old southpaw. ''This is a fight I was more than happy...
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July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Cecilia Braekhus chooses Mia St. John, ducks Holly Holm?

Less than 24 hours after the World Boxing Council (WBC) Female Championship Committee ordered a mega-fight between undefeated WBC welterweight champion Cecilia "First Lady" Braekhus (21-0, 5 KOs) and 14-time, three-division world champion Holly "The Preacher's Daughter" Holm (32-2-3, 9 KOs), Braekhus' promoter, Sauerland Boxing, notified Holm's promoter...
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January 27, 2013  |  Discuss

WBC orders women’s mega-fight: Cecilia Braekhus vs. Holly Holm

The World Boxing Council (WBC) Female Championship Committee has ordered a mega-fight between undefeated WBC welterweight champion Cecilia "First Lady" Braekhus (21-0, 5 KOs) and three-division world champion Holly "The Preacher's Daughter" Holm (32-2-3, 9 KOs). The WBC has awarded the distinction of the Diamond Belt for the Braekhus-Holm fight because "...
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January 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Holly Holm vs. Cecilia Braekhus women’s super fight summer 2013 in Vegas?

Negotiations are about to begin for arguably the most anticipated match-up in women's professional boxing history between 14-time, three-division world champion Holly "The Preacher's Daughter" Holm (32-2-3, 9 KOs) and undefeated Cecilia "First Lady" Braekhus (21-0, 5 KOs), considered by most to be the top two female pound-for-pound boxers in the world...
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December 20, 2012  |  1 Comment

Holly Holm workout photos

Holly Holm prepares for Diana Prazak fight on Dec. 7 Three-division World Champion Holly "The Preacher's Daughter" Holm (31-2-3, 9 KOs) held an open media workout yesterday in preparation of her December 7 world title fight against Diana Prazak (11-1, 7 KOs), headlining the Fresquez Productions-presented "Fire And Ice" card,for the women's IBA & WBF...
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November 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Kessler vs. Magee finalized for Dec 8 in Herning

Last night at Nordic Fight Night, where Cecilia Braekhus defeated Anne Sophie Mathis, it was also announced that Mikkel Kessler (45-2, 34 KOs) will challenge Brian Magee (36-4-1, 25 KOs) for the WBA Super-Middleweight World Championship at Jyske Bank BOXEN in Herning, Denmark on December 8. Tickets will go on sale at BILLETnet...
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September 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Cecilia Braekhus defeats Anne Sophie Mathis, claims stake as best women’s fighter

WBA, WBC & WBO Female Welterweight Champion Cecilia Braekhus (21-0, 5 KOs) lived up to her billing as boxing's “First Lady” with a spectacular points victory over French star Anne Sophie Mathis (26-3, 22 KOs). After ten exciting rounds, she was ahead 97-93 on all three cards. “This is the happiest day of ...
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September 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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