Cecilia Braekhus: The Road To Reclaiming Undisputed Titles

Braekhus looking for redemption against McCaskill

Cecilia Braekhus
Cecilia Braekhus

Braekhus looking for redemption against McCaskill

Former undisputed women’s welterweight champion Cecilia “First Lady” Braekhus (36-1, 9KOs) is on the road of redemption. She is looking to regain her titles and status as the best female boxer in the world. Her undisputed title reign would end at the hands of Jessica “CasKILLA” McCaskill (9-2, 3KOs) on August 15.

Before that August night, she made ten consecutive title defenses displaying her greatness as a pure boxer who possessed a top notch ring IQ. All that went down the drain as she was on the losing end of a majority decision defeat. The fight would not be labeled as a “robbery”. However, there’s more than a few people who feel the “First Lady” should still be the undisputed women’s welterweight champion.


Instead of boxing as she’s accustomed to, Braekhus uncharacteristically chose to fight on the inside. Heading into the fight, everyone knew that was a strong point of McCaskill’s. It’s not that Braekhus didn’t box at all, it was that she made the fight easier for her opponent. As a result, the busier McCaskill would eke out a close decision.


After the decision was announced, the humble Braekhus gave an interview in which her choice of words led many to believe she was hanging up the gloves on a Hall Of Fame worthy career. But nearly a month after her first career defeat, the woman known as “First Lady” has announced she has exercised her rematch clause to face Jessica McCaskill sometime in the near future.

Will she regain her titles? Only time will tell!

By: Jerrell Fletcher

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Jerrell Fletcher - Lead Journalist Jerrell "Big Kool" Fletcher is the host of YouTube boxing channel "Colossal Sports TV" and is the Lead Journalist for 3kingsboxing.com.