Franchon Crews-Dezurn will defend her WBC super middleweight title on the January 11 DAZN card, which will be headlined by Jaime Munguia’s in San Antonio, Texas.
Crews-Dezurn (6-1, 2 KO) will be facing Alejandra Jimenez (12-0-1, 9 KO), a former champion in the heavyweight division.
Crews-Dezurn turned pro in november 2016, facing Claressa Shields, who was also making her pro debut. Framchon won the vacant WBC title in september 2018 beating Maricela Cornejo.
“As a champion you have responsibilities, and Jimenez is my mandatory, so I have to handle my responsibilities as WBC champion, I will show that I am the best of the world.” -Franchon-
“Aside from being a new challenge, this fight means that I will continue making history by being crowned a world champion in a new division in a way that nobody has ever done, this opportunity comes at the perfect moment in my life and career. Everything happens for a reason and when it’s supposed to happen. This is my moment.” -Alejandra-