15 years and 10 months into her professional boxing career, Cecilia Brækhus has fought 39 times with 37 wins and 2 losses. As of February 2023, Brækhus' boxing record stands at 37-2 (9 KO wins).
Cecilia Brækhus (The First Lady) is a Norwegian professional boxer. She was born in Cartagena, Colombia on September 28, 1981. Brækhus made her professional boxing debut at the age of 25 on January 20, 2007. She is a welterweight world champion. Brækhus is 41 years old, she will turn 42 in 7 months and 24 days.
|Total Title Wins||4|
|Title-Fight KO Wins||7|
|Losses via KO||0|
|39||Dec 17, 2022||41||Marisa Joana Portillo||Win||UD|
|38||Mar 13, 2021||39||Jessica McCaskill||Loss||UD|
|37||Aug 15, 2020||38||Jessica McCaskill||Loss||MD|
|36||Nov 30, 2019||38||Victoria Bustos||Win||UD|
|35||Dec 8, 2018||37||Aleksandra Magdziak Lopes||Win||UD|
|34||Jul 21, 2018||36||Inna Sagaydakovskaya||Win||UD|
|33||May 5, 2018||36||Kali Reis||Win||UD|
|32||Oct 21, 2017||36||Mikaela Laurén||Win||TKO6|
|31||Jun 9, 2017||35||Erica Farias||Win||UD|
|30||Feb 24, 2017||35||Klara Svensson||Win||UD|
|29||Oct 1, 2016||35||Anne Sophie Mathis||Win||TKO2|
|28||Feb 27, 2016||34||Chris Namús||Win||UD|
|27||Nov 29, 2014||33||Jennifer Retzke||Win||UD|
|26||Sep 14, 2014||32||Ivana Habazin||Win||UD|
|25||Jun 7, 2014||32||Jessica Balogun||Win||UD|
|24||Feb 1, 2014||32||Myriam Lamare||Win||UD|
|23||Sep 7, 2013||31||Oxandia Castillo||Win||TKO9|
|22||Apr 13, 2013||31||Mia St. John||Win||TKO3|
|21||Sep 22, 2012||30||Anne Sophie Mathis||Win||UD|
|20||Jun 1, 2012||30||Jessica Balogun||Win||UD|
|19||Dec 3, 2011||30||Ku'ulei Kupihea||Win||TKO10|
|18||May 7, 2011||29||Chevelle Hallback||Win||UD|
|17||Apr 2, 2011||29||Jill Emery||Win||UD|
|16||Nov 20, 2010||29||Eva Bajic||Win||KO3|
|15||Oct 30, 2010||29||Mikaela Laurén||Win||TKO7|
|14||May 15, 2010||28||Victoria Cisneros||Win||UD|
|13||Sep 12, 2009||27||Lucia Morelli||Win||UD|
|12||May 30, 2009||27||Amy Yuratovac||Win||UD|
|11||Mar 14, 2009||27||Vinni Skovgaard||Win||UD|
|10||Oct 25, 2008||27||Borislava Goranova||Win||UD|
|9||Sep 20, 2008||26||Cimberly Harris||Win||UD|
|8||Jun 21, 2008||26||Nicole Woods||Win||UD|
|7||May 17, 2008||26||Adelita Irizarry||Win||UD|
|6||Mar 29, 2008||26||Tatjana Dieckmann||Win||UD|
|5||Jan 26, 2008||26||Wanda Pena Ozuna||Win||TKO4|
|4||Jun 23, 2007||25||Borislava Goranova||Win||UD|
|3||May 26, 2007||25||Olga Bojare||Win||UD|
|2||Feb 17, 2007||25||Jana Latova||Win||KO2|
|1||Jan 20, 2007||25||Ksenija Koprek||Win||UD|
Cecilia Brækhus made her debut against Ksenija Koprek at the age of 25 on January 20, 2007, defeating Koprek via 4 round unanimous decision. She went on to win 35 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 9 wins via stoppage.
Brækhus had her first world title fight at the age of 27 on March 14, 2009 after 10 professional fights, against Vinni Skovgaard for the welterweight WBA (vacant) and WBC titles. She defeated Skovgaard via 10 round unanimous decision to become the welterweight champion of the world.
She is a undisputed welterweight world champion, and has won four world titles at welterweight. For all the details about Brækhus' world title wins and defenses refer to "Cecilia Brækhus World Titles".
Some of Brækhus' best fights and notable victories include wins over Victoria Bustos, Mikaela Laurén, Klara Svensson, Anne Sophie Mathis, Kali Reis, Oxandia Castillo, and Eva Bajic.
Cecilia Brækhus has had a total of two losses in her professional boxing career so far — both of them in title bouts. She suffered her first loss against Jessica McCaskill via 10 round majority decision on August 15, 2020, which ended her 36-fight win streak. She has never been stopped, both her losses came via decision. For more details about these defeats, refer to "All of Cecilia Brækhus' losses".
Her most recent fight was a non-title bout against Marisa Joana Portillo on December 17, 2022. Brækhus won the fight via 6 round unanimous decision. It's been 1 month and 18 days since this fight.
Brækhus' professional boxing record is currently at 37-2, which includes 9 knockout wins, and 4 title wins. She is on a one-fight winning streak.
Cecilia Brækhus has fought a total of 39 times till today. She is among the very best of her generation and is known for her great performances. These eight fights are the highlight of her career.
A 27-year old Cecilia Brækhus (10-0, 2 KO) had her first world title fight against an undefeated Vinni Skovgaard for the vacant WBA and WBC welterweight belts. Skovgaard was 28 years old with a record of 7-0. Skovgaard was on a seven-fight win streak with 3 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 3 cms and also had a 4 cm reach advantage over Brækhus.
Brækhus defeated Skovgaard via 10 round unanimous decision to win the vacant WBA and WBC welterweight titles. She handed Skovgaard the first loss of her career, and put an end to Skovgaard's 7-fight win streak.
A 29-year old Cecilia Brækhus (15-0, 3 KO) faced Eva Bajic in a welterweight title defense fight.Brækhus defeated Bajic via 3rd round KO to retain the WBC and WBO welterweight titles.
A 32-year old Cecilia Brækhus (25-0, 7 KO) faced Ivana Habazin in a undisputed welterweight championship bout.Brækhus defeated Habazin via 10th round unanimous decision to win the IBF welterweight title and retain the WBA, WBC, and WBO welterweight titles.
In a rematch, a 35-year old Cecilia Brækhus (28-0, 7 KO) faced Anne Sophie Mathis in a undisputed welterweight championship bout.Brækhus defeated Mathis via 2nd round TKO to retain the WBA, WBC, IBF, and WBO welterweight titles.
A 35-year old Cecilia Brækhus (29-0, 8 KO) faced Klara Svensson, who was 29 years old with a record of 17-1 in a undisputed welterweight championship bout. Svensson was on a two-fight win streak with 5 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 4 cms and also had a 5 cm reach advantage over Brækhus.
Brækhus defeated Svensson via 10 round unanimous decision to retain the WBA, WBC, IBF, and WBO welterweight titles.
In a rematch, a 36-year old Cecilia Brækhus (31-0, 8 KO) faced Mikaela Laurén, who was now 41 years old with a record of 28-4 in a undisputed welterweight championship bout. Laurén was on a two-fight win streak with 14 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 7 cms and also had a 8 cm reach advantage over Brækhus.
Brækhus defeated Laurén via 6th round TKO to retain the WBA, WBC, IBF, and WBO welterweight titles.
A 36-year old Cecilia Brækhus (32-0, 9 KO) faced Kali Reis, who was 31 years old with a record of 13-6-1 in a undisputed welterweight championship bout. Reis was on a three-fight win streak with 4 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 2 cms and also had a 3 cm reach advantage over Brækhus.
Brækhus defeated Reis via 10 round unanimous decision to retain the WBA, WBC, IBF, and WBO welterweight titles.
A 38-year old Cecilia Brækhus (35-0, 9 KO) faced Victoria Bustos, who was 30 years old with a record of 19-5 in a undisputed welterweight championship bout. Bustos was on a one-fight win streak with 0 KO wins. Brækhus was the taller of the two by 7 cms and also had a 6 cm reach advantage.
Brækhus defeated Bustos via 10 round unanimous decision to retain the WBA, WBC, IBF, and WBO welterweight titles.
Some of Brækhus' best wins so far are against Victoria Bustos, Mikaela Laurén, Klara Svensson, Anne Sophie Mathis, Kali Reis, Oxandia Castillo, and Eva Bajic.
Brækhus has knocked out 9 of his 39 opponents so far. Her KO ratio currently stands at 23.1%. Of her total 37 wins, 9 of them have been via KO (24.3%).
Brækhus has 2 losses. Jessica McCaskill is the only boxer who has beaten Brækhus.