The Greatest Women’s Boxing Matches

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Women’s boxing has come a long way over the last few years. Its popularity has been steadily increasing in the world. Not only is there a huge audience for women’s boxing now, but people are also actively engaging with this sports through betting. You can also explore the amazing world of betting through William Hill promotional code and try your luck to make some cash.

1- Amanda Serrano vs Eva Voraberger (2019)

Amanda Serrano is a Puerto Rican professional boxer who has won world titles in 7 weight classes. She is also the first woman in history to win world titles in 5, 6 and 7 different weight classes.

Though she registered many great victories, her win against Eva Voraberger in January 2019 for the WBO super flyweight title was quite something to behold. She was unstoppable right from the beginning and decided the fate of the match in just 35 seconds of the first round.

It was her 26th knockout victory out of her 37 total fights. And with this victory, she became a champion in seven weight classes.

2- Laila Ali vs Jacqui Frazier-Lyde (2001)

Laila Ali is the daughter of the celebrated sports figure Muhammad Ali. Like her father, she also made a big name for herself in boxing. She started boxing at the age of 18 and won her first eight fights in a row.

Many boxing fans wanted to see a match between Laila and Jacqui Frazier-Lyde, the daughter of former World Heavyweight boxing champion Joe Frazier. The rivalry between Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali was world-famous, so the match between the daughters of these legendary boxers also created a lot of excitement.

Both Laila Ali and Jacqui Frazier-Lyde were unbeaten at that time, and the fight was nicknamed Ali/Frazier IV. The fans were treated to a great display of boxing as Ali and Frazier gave their all to win the fight. In the end, Ali was declared victorious by a majority judges’ decision in 8 rounds.

3- Cecilia Braekhus vs. Ivana Habazin (2014)

Cecilia Brækhus is a Norwegian professional boxer who hasn’t lost a fight in her 35 total matches. She has received 3 recognitions by the Guinness World Records in 2018 alone. She started her pro career in January 2007 by defeating Ksenija Koprek in her debut match.

She later became the WBC World Champion in welterweight by defeating Vinni Skovgaard.  She faced Mikaela Laurén in October 2010 in what was expected as the toughest match of her career. She won that match against Lauren in the 7th round.

In September 2014, she squared off with the Croatian professional boxer Ivana Habazin. Cecilia Brækhus got the unanimous decision victory, and retained all her WBA, WBC, WBO welterweight titles plus added the IBF female welterweight title too. This way she became the first woman in boxing history to hold all major world championship belts in welterweight.

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