Cecilia Braekus (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.’’
“Cecilia was very strong, and an incredibly good boxer,” said
Lamare. “For me, the time has come to step down. I wish Cecilia
all the best in her career.”
In the evening’s Swedish main event Erik Skoglund (19-0, 10 KOs)
successfully defended his European (EU) title against Adasat
Rodriguez (9-3-1, 6 KOs). The Spanish challenger, who was cut
above the left eye in the seventh round, put on a brave display
but was ultimately outworked and outclassed by Skoglund,
resulting in a twelfth round TKO.
Also in action was Mateusz Masternak (31-1, 23 KOs). ‘’The
Master’’ scored a fourth round knockout victory over Sandro
Siproshvili (27-18, 13 KOs). The Polish cruiserweight took
control of the early rounds before landing a big right hand in
the fourth, which sent his opponent to the floor and down for