Tag Archives: Klara Svensson

Farias vs. Braekhus & Female Fight News for Week of June 6

Female Fight News for week of June 5 Cecilia Brakehus and Erica Farias   By David A. Avila A rather quiet month of June greeted women’s boxing around the world, but with summer around the corner things begin to heat up. One of Europe’s biggest stars Cecilia Braekhus performs and promotes her first fight card […]

Cecilia Braekhus Prepared for Tough Erica Farias

Cecilia Braekhus Prepared for Tough Challenge from Erica Farias   By Phil Woolever   What could be one of the best women’s championship matches in years is scheduled for Saturday night in Bergen, Norway before a big crowd, as unified welterweight titlist Cecilia Braekhus faces highly respected challenger Erica Farias, the current WBC super-lightweight belt […]

Female Fight News for week of Feb. 27, 2017 Heather Hardy and more

Female Fight News for week of Feb. 27, 2017 Heather Hardy and more All heads turn toward Europe once again as Ireland’s Olympic gold medalist Katie Taylor returns to the prize ring in London, England. Taylor (2-0) meets Italy’s Monica Gentili (6-6) at O2 Arena for a four round lightweight clash on Saturday March 4. […]

Cecilia Braekhus Decisively Beats Svensson; Who’s Next?

Norway’s Cecilia Braekhus Decisively Beats Svensson; Who’s Next? A battle between Nordic prizefighters saw Cecilia Braekhus calmly control the action to defeat Klara Svensson by unanimous decision on Friday to retain the welterweight world championship. Norway’s Braekhus (30-0, 8 Kos) remained undefeated and kept the WBC, WBA IBF and WBO titles against Sweden’s Svensson (17-2, […]

Pound for Pound Best Layla McCarter Signs with Mayweather Promotions

Female Pound for Pound Best Layla McCarter Now with Mayweather Promotions Long considered female boxing’s best fighter pound for pound, Layla McCarter signed with Mayweather Promotions headed by the retired fighter considered the best pound for pound. “It makes sense I sign with Floyd Mayweather the best pound for pound fighter,” said McCarter. “It’s a […]

Female Fight News for week of Jan. 23, 2017

Female Fight News for week of Jan. 23, 2017   European female boxing got started with a bang this week with several top fights taking place in France and Belgium. The big one was supposed to take place this weekend with Norway’s Cecilia Braekhus defending her welterweight belts against Swedens Karla Svensson. It was postponed […]

Cecilia Braekhus Meets Klara Svensson in 2017

Cecilia Braekhus Seeks Legacy vs Klara Svensson   Considered by many as the current best female fighter in the world, the undisputed WBC/WBA/IBF/WBO/IBO welterweight champion Cecilia “First Lady” Braekhus (29-0, 8KO) is slated to face her mandatory challenger and the interim WBC 147-pound titleholder Klara “Swedish Princess” Svensson (17-1, 5KO) of Sweden in her next […]

Norway’s Cecilia Braekhus Returns and other female fight news

Norway’s Cecilia Braekhus Returns Home to Defend Titles In a country that just recently lifted a ban against prizefighting Cecilia Braekhus finally can show off her skills to her adopted countrymen and women. Braekhus (28-0, 7 Kos) defends the milieu of welterweight titles she holds around her waist like layers on a birthday cake. The […]

Klara Svensson Wins Battle of Stockholm and Female Fight News

Klara Svensson Wins Battle of Stockholm and Female Fight News Who knew the Swedes could be so mean? Klara “The Swedish Princess” Svensson won the Swedish battle over Mikaela ‘Destiny” Lauren for the interim WBC welterweight title on Saturday in Stockholm. Svensson (17-1), a super lightweight, was forced to go up a weight division, but […]