In a Matchroom Boxing promotion, undisputed welterweight champion From Norway Cecilia Braekhus (36-0, 9 KO’s) will face tough American fighter Jessica McCaskill (8-2 3 KOs) on August 15th in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Braekhus will defend her welterweight laurels seeking to break Joe Louis’ record of 25 consecutive defenses. McCaskill (8-2 3 KOs) is confident she can put the kibosh on that! She bounced back from a loss to Katie Taylor in 2017 to win the WBC super lightweight crown in October 2018.
Both female warriors and their teams, showing great professionalism, sending their 14-day pre-weigh-ins required by the WBC. Breakhus achieved 154.4 Pounds, while McCaskill was 150.8 Pounds.