In my opinion, Braekhus should drop down to 140 and fight Katie Taylor who has a much more significant following than Sheilds. That is a much bigger money fight and a better match-up. Shields is too big and too young for Braekhus.
On June 1, 2019, on the under card of an Anthony Joshua world heavyweight championship fight at the iconic Madison Square Garden in New York, New York, USA, 34-year-old Define Persoon (43-1, 18 KOs) of Roeselare, Belgium, will battle Katie Taylor, 32, (13-0, 6 KOs) of Bray, Ireland, for the undisputed world women’s lightweight title.
Women’s Boxing Pound-for-Pound Rankings: April 2019 1-Katie Taylor (13-0, 6 KOs) lightweight, Ireland 2-Cecilia Braekhus (35-0, 9 KOs) welterweight, Norway 3-Delfine Persoon (43-1, 18 KOs) lightweight, Belgium 4-Yesica Yolanda Bopp (35-1, 16 KOs) light-flyweight, Argentina 5-Daniela Romina Bermudez (25-3-3, 7 KOs) bantamweight, Argentina 6-Claressa Shields (8-0, 2 KOs) middleweight, USA 7-Christina Hammer (24-0, 11 KOs)
Women’s Boxing Results. Germany: 22-year-old flyweight Alicia Holzken (4-0) won WIBF and GBU Intercontinental titles with an eight-round, unanimous decision over perineal opponent Claudia Ferenczi (19-70-8). Holzken, Netherlands dominated the action from the opening bell displaying aggression and professional level hand speed. Holzken said about her performance, “I really felt like this match because he