(MAY 254) According to 'El
Diario Jornada,' Soledad Matthysse will unify the WBA and WBC
Female Featherweight titles, on July 31, 2015, in Trelew with
Canadian Jelena Mrdjenovich.
It would seem that everything is
prepare for Soledad Matthysse to unify the World Boxing
Association (WBA) Featherweight crown against Canadian Jelena
Mrdjenovich in Trelew. The event is to be held at the Numèro Uno
gym, but the municipal is yet to confirm.
The "Itaka" has a portion of the WBA featherweight title and on
Saturday May 9, 2015, in the town of Sarmiento she outpointed
the Bolivian based Lizbeth Crespo in Puerto Madryn, Lizbeth
Crespo in an 8 round no-title bout. Meanwhile Mrdjenovich is the
WBC Female Champion and the fight would be to unify WBC and WBA
belts. The opponent was confirmed through "Time Sports TV" which
airs on Channel 3.
Previously, Matthysse's opponent was to be the Dominican Dahiana
Santana, who is also WBA Female Featherweight World Champion
since June 29, 2014, when she defeated by a unanimous decision
Colombian Elena Bravo. Dahiana Santana is the first Dominican
Female boxer to win two world belts in two different bodies and
had been IBF king. She defeated Trelewense Claudia Lopez, on
April 27, 2013 at an event held at Velez Sarsfield where "Maravilla"
Martinez will face Martin Murray in his next appearance in
Difficult but not impossible!
Jelena Mrdjenovich not only hits but collects belts. She's a six
time world champion in three different categories: reigned in
super featherweight WBC and International Boxing Federation
Women; also in lightweight and featherweight for the WIBF and 2
times for the WBC.
At 32 years old, she has a record of 35-9-1, with 19 KO's. She
lives in Edmonton, Canada where she operates a hotel and
restaurant. She's 5'5" tall and, had lost 2 times to former
world champion Ann Saccurato, the American who fought Erica
Farias in Comodoro in 2011.