ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (January 26, 2013) – 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, Fresquez Productions, that Braekhus had instead agreed to fight 45-year-old Mia “The Knockout” St. John (47-12-2, 18 KOs) on April 13 … Read Article
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, for July in Las Vegas.
Braekhus issued a challenge by way of a video tape shown after Holm’s recent victory against Diana Prazak … Read Article
Pound-For-Pound number-one female boxer Holly “The Preachers Daughter” Holm captured her second World Boxing Federation World championship on Friday night, December 7, in Albuquerque, New Mexico when she won a unanimous decision over game Australian Diana Prazak at the Route 66 Casino Hotel to lift the vacant World Light Welterweight title.
31-year-old Southpaw Holm, already the reigning WBF World Champion at Welterweight, improved her outstanding professional record to 32-2-3 (9), while Los Angeles-based Prazak lost … Read Article
WBA junior middleweight champion Austin Trout, who is coming off last week’s impressive win by decision over Miquel Cotto, will attend tomorrow night’s show. Holly Holm was originally supposed to fight four-time world champion Myrian Lamare in a rematch, but Lamare withdrew due to injury and was replaced by Prazak. Holm explained that the change in opponents isn’t a problem. “We both had plenty of time for a change. If it were an issue, it … Read Article
Lausanne, Switzerland, 06 December 2012 – With the opportunity of moving top of Group A with a win, Mexico Guerreros will have several of their best performers gracing the canvas for the visit of Algeria Desert Hawks this Sunday 9 December (18:00 local time). Spearheading the team at fortress Foro Polanco will be two of last season’s most exciting prospects, with the home team lining-up Elias Emigdio and Juan Romero against a quintet of boxers … Read Article
Originally slated to challenge then champion Myriam Lamare for the World Boxing Federation World Light Welterweight title, Pound-For-Pound Number-One Holly Holm is now set to take on Australian Diana Prazak for the vacant championship on December 7 at the Route 66 Casino Hotel in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Holm, 31-2-3 (9), the reigning WBF Women’s World Champion at Welterweight, was moving down in weight to make a true super-fight with Lamare, but the Frenchman pulled out … Read Article
There is a strong mixed martial arts connection, as well as future crossover implications, to the December 7th IBA and WBF light welterweight title fight between 12-time, three division world champion Holly “The Preacher’s Daughter” Holm (31-2-3, 9 KOs) and WIBA super featherweight champion Diana Prazak (11-1, 7 KOs), who will square-off in the 10-round main event on Fresquez Productions-presented “Fire And Ice” show at Route 66 Casino Hotel in Albuquerque.
Holm (31-2-3, 9 KOs) … Read Article
Twelve-time, 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 light welterweight championships at Route 66 Casino Hotel in Albuquerque. … Read Article
TOTOWA, NJ – November 14, 2012 – NBC Sports Network’s popular “Fight Night” TV boxing series starts 2013 off with a bang on January 19th when Sergey Kovalev, 19-0-1, 17 KOs, takes on Gabriel Campillo, 21-4-1, 8 KOs, in an international 10-round light heavyweight main event. The nationally televised fight will be held at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT. The NBC Sports Network telecast will begin at 9PM ET.… Read Article
VERO BEACH, FL (November 5, 2012) – Battle-tested road warrior Sherman “Tank” Williams has broken training camp and departed today for Finland, where he plans to land his “conch” punch to spoil undefeated Robert “The Nordic Nightmare” Helenius’ return to the ring this Saturday at their European throw-down in Helsinki.… Read Article