Tag Archives: Cecilia Braekhus

CECILIA BRAEKHUS SHATTERS GLASS CEILING AS FIRST BWAA FEMALE FIGHTER OF YEAR

The introduction of women’s boxing in the Olympics was a step forward, as was the emergence of Cecilia Braekhus and other elite competitors who proved that they could, yes, entertain audiences while filling arenas.

Erica Farias Wins Super Lightweight Blood War in Argentina

Farias squeezes past Esteche in non-title bout in Argentina

By Diego Morilla

It was a bad blood matchup from the very beginning, and the bad blood spilled

Ana Laura Esteche vs Erica Farias in Argentine War

Esteche and Farias close the year with a bang
By Diego Morilla
Undisputed champions are very rare in any division or gender in boxing

Layla McCarter Wins in Mexico City; Cecilia Braekhus Next

Layla McCarter Notches Win 40 in Mexico City   By David A. Avila Ultimate warrior Layla McCarter once again journeyed to Mexico City where she defeated Erika Hernandez by unanimous decision on Friday. “They really know boxing,” says McCarter. In a small ballroom and small boxing ring McCarter (40-13-5, 10 Kos) cruised by the smaller […]

Best of the Best in Female Prizefighting 2017

Undoubtedly the year 2017 has been the best year ever for female prizefighting. It also brought forth a number of memorable moments.

Layla McCarter In Mexico City Fight and Female Fight News

Many of the top female prizefighters fought last week and perhaps the best “Amazing” Layla McCarter travels to Mexico to end 2018 with a bang.

A Wish List for 2018 – Best vs Best

2018 Wish List Part I   By Felipe Leon   There is no doubt that the last 12 months have been the best in quite a while for female boxing.  From Amanda Serrano’s dominating performance against Mexican Yazmin “Rusita” Rivas opening up the year 2017 to Katie Taylor’s first defense of her newly captured WBA lightweight […]

Cecilia Braekhus and Female Fight News for week of Dec. 11

Female Fight News for week of Dec. 11, 2017 Cecilia Braekhus
Norway’s Cecilia Braekhus is no stranger to the female boxing world.

European Report: Christina Hammer and other notes

European Report: Christina Hammer and other notes   By Phil Woolever     Anticipation is rising for the upcoming saga between Germany’s Christina Hammer and US phenom Claressa Shields, currently penciled in for summer of 2018.   A current Showtime contract timetable for 2018, pending finalization, has both Hammer and Shields fighting in co-headlining contests […]

Mexico vs. The World: a division by division breakdown

Mexico vs The World 
In boxing Mexico has always been a powerhouse. On the male side Mexico has more world champions than any other country