Women’s Boxing Champion Cecilia Braekhus Savors The Fight World’s Attention

Braekhus is the first woman in any weight class to simultaneously wear the World Boxing Council, World Boxing Assn., International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Organization belts.

Cecilia-Braekhus2_editedHolly Holm is aiming for her second UFC belt after a championship career in boxing, and women’s featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino has already expressed her interest to one day compete in a boxing match. Justino (18-1) even consulted undisputed female welterweight champion Cecilia Braekhus at her Costa Mesa training camp to help prepare for Saturday night’s UFC 219 main-event battle against Holm (11-3).

Source: L.A. Times/Alex Solano

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