Dallas, Texas – Jessica McCaskill (10-2, 3 KO) from Chicago, Illinois remains the Undisputed WBA/WBC/IBF/WBO female welterweight champion after scoring a ten round unanimous decision win over Cecilia Brækhus (36-2, 9 KO).
McCaskill starts off quick landing hard shots on Brækhus who stepped back and boxed at range in the opening stanza.
Brækhus walked right into a hard right hand got stunned by the shot.
McCaskill trying to make it a dog fight early on Brækhus responds with a nice upper cut that catches McCaskill.
McCaskill looking for the home run shot in round two trying to get Brækhus outta there.
Brækhus needs to dig deep here. Jessica McCaskill looking stronger in there, Cecilia Brækhus just has to move side to side stay away from that hard right hand of McCaskill.
Brækhus showing grit making it a fight in round five. McCaskill walking right in to shots. Brækhus loosing a point for holding, not sure if a prior warning was issued to her. McCaskill appears to be finding the target cleanly in round eight catching Brækhus with hard shots to the head. Brækhus needs to find a way to figure out McCaskill and quick as we enter the championship rounds.
Judges scorecards 100-89, 99-90, 98-91.
Photo credits: @muls96 @matchroomboxing @daznboxing
Report by: Damon Gonzalez – Latinbox Sports