Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 9/29/14
Negotiations are about to begin for arguably the most anticipated match-up in women's professional boxing history between 14-time, three-division world champion Holly "The Preacher's Daughter" Holm (32-2-3, 9 KOs) and undefeated Cecilia "First Lady" Braekhus (21-0, 5 KOs), considered by most to be the top two female pound-for-pound boxers in the world, for July in Las Vegas. Credit: Will Fox Braekhus issued a challenge by way of a video tape shown after Holm's recent victory against Diana Prazak at Route 66 Casino Hotel in Albuquerque. After introducing herself as the World Boxing Council, World Boxing Association and World Boxing organization welterweight champion, Braekhus said the following, directed to Holm: "I have an important message for you. Your promoter (Lenny Fresquez) has been saying that this fight (vs. Anne Sophie Mathis) confirms that Holly is the No. 1 female fighter in the world. I do understand that you are avoiding me, but listen carefully: next July I will be i...
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  • If it ever happens, it will resemble a track meet more than a fight. Neither Holly or Ceceilia carry much of a punch so it will be a pitty-pat run around the ring for ten and a decision for whomever landed the most ineffective punches. We all saw how Holly outsmarted Mathis by running around an oversized ring and grabbing and holding round after round so that Mathis could'nt hit her, and Cecelia was quick to pick up on that lesson so that when she fought Mathis she ran like a babbit, knowing that if Mathis didn't knock her out she was guarnteed the home town decision. Should be interesting to see who outfoxes the other.
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