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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 […]

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 […]

Cecilia Braekhus to Make History Again

Considered among the pound for pound best in the female boxing world, Cecilia Braekhus will make history once again when she headlines a boxing card in Norway on October 1.   The sport has been banned in the northern European country for more than 30 years.   Norwegian by choice, Colombian by birth, thirty-five year […]

Cecilia Braekhus and more

Cecilia Braekhus Looking for Suitable Opponent, No McCarter this time Norway’s Cecilia Braekhus has been added to the fight card that features the male heavyweight championship fight card between Tyson Fury and Wladimir Klitschko for the WBA, WBO and IBO heavyweight titles perhaps on July 9, in Manchester, England. “We’re still waiting on confirmation of […]