By Tré Berry III🖊️
The Undisputed RING/WBA/WBC/WBO/IBF/IBO Women’s Welterweight Champion of the World 👑🇳🇴Cecilia “The First Lady” Brækhus (36-0-0, 9KO👊) had a routine night, and a routine night for her is a great one as she pitched a virtual shutout over outmatched challenger & former Lightweight Titlist 🇦🇷Victoria Noelia Bustos (19-6-0, 0KO👊) to defend her Titles with a couple of historical implications creeping into the overall picture.
Brækhus kept the much shorter challenger at bay and used her mastery of distance to continuously pick off Bustos with sharp jabs, and counter crosses, also using sound footwork to keep Bustos off-balanced. Bustos tried, but early on, it was evident that the two boxers were several classes apart, and Brækhus operated up to her standard in front of the Monte Carlo Casino crowd. This victory for Brækhus also shares some historical significance that we will spend some time delving in to in the upcoming days, as she further separated herself from the rest of her peers, and making history if you rid of the gender block and looking at boxing as a single entity.
New Matchroom Promoter for Brækhus 🗣️Eddie Hearn when discussing her prospects has revealed that the master plan for a late 2020 date will be for 👑🇳🇴Cecilia Brækhus to meet up with Undisputed Lightweight World Champion & current Junior-Welterweight Titlist 🥇👑🇮🇪Katie Taylor (15-0-0, 6KO👊) for what would clearly be the biggest fight in women’s boxing history, with the winner all but being crowned without question as the greatest woman boxer of all-time. The weight in which they would meet went unspecified, however with Brækhus being a career Welterweight and being at the ripe age of 38, it would seem very unlikely that she would come off her marker to make any drastic moves in weight, which would ultimately mean that the onus would fall on Katie Taylor to perhaps make the jump up to Welterweight to challenge for the Undisputed 147 crown, to try to pair with her Lightweight Undisputed crown, and in trying to be the first fighter since Henry Armstrong to hold a legitimate World Title in 3 different divisions at the same time, while Brækhus herself would go for a win that far supersedes all of the defenses that she has on her record.