As it happens, Cecilia Braekhus, held on to her Women’s WBC, WBA and WBO Welterweight titles by overcoming Chevelle Hallback‘s challenge to win a unanimous decision through 10 rounds of boxing. The judges scored the fight 98-92, 98-92, 97,93. Braekhus who remains undefeated improved her record to 18-0 with 4 KO’s.
Great Women’s Champion! Chevelle Hallback!
The great women’s boxing champion Cheville Hallback (28-6-2) with true abs of steel has a championship battle set for May 7, 2011 against undefeated Cecilia Braekhus (17-0) in Copenhagen, Denmark. Hallback will be fighting to capture the WBC, WBA and WBO welterweight titles and will be moving up from the lightweight and junior welterweight divisions to take on Braekhus. The fight will be on the undercard of the rescheduled Evander Holyfield vs. Brian Nielson Fight.
Hallback, a 39 year old Florida native continues to surge forward to set new ground for Women’s Boxing. She’s also putting it all on the line in taking on the 29-year-old Braekhus who recently defeated Jill Emory by way of a unanimous decision in their ten round fight on April 2nd. Hallback is also coming into her bout with Braekhus having defeated Victoria Cisneros in a close fight on December 3rd, 2010.
This highly anticipated bout represents a tremendous night for women’s boxing as two highly skilled fighters square off to do battle. For Hallback, this represents an opportunity to prove her abilities as an all around champion by taking on the challenge of moving up in weight class, thus proving herself to be a true pound-for-pound great in the sport of women’s boxing.