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Braekhus vs. Lamare

Braekhus defeats Lamare; Skoglund beats Rodriguez; Masternak also wins

(Photo Wende) Cecilia Braekhus (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.

The pound-for-pound number one put on a dominant performance to earn a unanimous decision victory over Lamare, who was floored in the seventh round but able to last the distance.

‘’The only reason Lamare was still standing was her twenty years of experience,’’ said Braekhus. ‘’Me and my new coach Otto Ramin have trained explosively and that came through in this fight.’’ Continue reading

Braekhus, Lamare make weight – Masternak returns

Here are the weights ahead of tomorrow´s Nordic Fight Night in Frederikshavn.

WBA, WBC & WBO Female Welterweight Titles
Cecilia Braekhus: 65,8 kg
Myriam Lamare: 64,9 kg

EU Light Heavyweight Title
Erik Skoglund: 79,1 kg
Adasat Rodriguez: 78,9 kg

Cruiserweight
Sandro Siproshvili: 90 kg
Mateusz Masternak: 90,5 kg

Braekhus media day in Oslo

Today in Norway, WBA, WBC & WBO Female Welterweight Champion 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.

”I’m really looking forward to this fight,” said Braekhus. ”I haven’t been in the ring for a while so I’m excited to be back and facing such a quality opponent. It will be a great way to start the year! Continue reading