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Arturo Crespin vs. Maurice Louishomme

Ranee Ganoy and Shawn Gallegos Make Weight for Highly Anticipated Co-Main Event The McKernan Events Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico’s South Valley played host to “Battle at 5 Points” boxing card weigh-in this afternoon. Two fights saw fighters miss the weight limits including the main event as Las Vegas, N.M.’s Arturo Crespin weighed in at 165lbs for his 162lbs +/-2 ...

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Cecilia Braekhus and her Team Releases Statement on Holly Holm Retirement

Team Sauerland statement on Holm retirement – “She knows she can´t beat Cecilia” The following statements have been provided to the media by Johannes Berendt, Head of International Public Relations, for Team Sauerland, the promotion company that manages Cecilia Braekhus. Braekhus and her promoter Nisse Sauerland share their thoughts on Holly Holm´s retirement. (Photo Credit: Roger Fosaas Photography) CECILIA BRAEKHUS “I am very, ...

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Holly Holm Retires From Boxing and Making Full Time Move to MMA

Holly Holm Retires From the Ring, Will Concentrate on MMA Earlier today it was announced that 14-time world champion Holly Holm will be retiring from the sport of boxing to dedicate her combat sports career full time to mixed martial arts. The announcement came earlier this afternoon at a media luncheon at the Albuquerque International Airport in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It also comes ...

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Holly Holm’s Management Responds to Cecilia Braekhus

Last week we posted a question and answer piece with Cecilia Braekhus. In the Q&A Breakhus replied to several questions including why she thinks a fight between her and Holly Holm has not been made. Below are responses from Holly Holm’s promoter and management Fresquez Productions to Braekhus’ comments. SWFight.com: We asked Cecilia Braekhus if she was surprised that Holly Holm announced that ...

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Cecilia Braekhus on Holly Holm and Why She Took Mia St. John Fight

Recently we reached out to Cecilia Braekhus and her promoters at Sauerland Boxing with a list of questions. The questions mostly hovered over the topic of Braekhus and the other widely considered pound for pound female boxer of the world, Albuquerque, New Mexico’s Holly Holm. It took several days but her Braekhus’ promotion was finally able to provide her responses. Photo Credit: Roger Fosaas ...

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WBC Orders Holly Holm vs. Cecilia Braekhus Mega Fight

PRESS RELEASE- ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (January 23, 2013) – The World Boxing Council (WBC) Female Championship Committee has ordered a mega-fight between undefeated WBC welterweight champion Cecilia “First Lady” Braekhus (21-0, 5 KOs) and 14-time, three-division world champion Holly “The Preacher’s Daughter” Holm (32-2-3, 9 KOs). The WBC has awarded the distinction of the Diamond Belt for the Braekhus-Holm fight because ...

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Holly Holm Answers Critics; Ready for Diana Prazak

Commentary: It comes with the territory in sports, the more talent you have, the more people analyze your every move and decision. There is not a sport where elite athletes are more under the microscope than in boxing. An individual performs alone in the sport but decisions made by them and their management reflect immensely in the publics view. In female ...

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Cecilia Braekhus Calls Out Holly Holm

A day before Holly Holm takes on Diana Prazak for a pair of Junior Welterweight titles, the other “queen of boxing” Cecilia Braekhus issued a challenge to Holm via her Facebook page. In a two minute video Braekhus the WBC, WBO and WBA welterweight champion asks Holm to make the fight happen. “I’m officially calling you out,” says Braekhus. “Don’t ...

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