BRAEKHUS RETAINS FEMALE WORLD WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
Patrick Nielsen W12 Patrick Majewski... Patrick Nielsen (20-0, 9 KOs) defeated Patrick Majewski (21-2, 13 KOs) in Denmark on Saturday night. The 22-year-old knocked down Majewski in the fifth with a left to the chin. The judges scored the fight 119-108 (twice) and 118-109 for Nielsen. Afterwards, Nielsen said, I am very happy with my performance. Majewski was a tough opponent, but my coach Joey Gamache had prepared a very good plan. I am very happy about the result. Said Gamache, It΄s great to work with Patrick, he got all the tools to be successful. He did what he was supposed to do and put our plan into action.
Cecilia Braekhus TKO9 Oxandia Castillo On the same show, world female welterweight champion Cecilia Braekhus (23-0, 7 KOs) handed Oxandia Castillo (12-1, 9 KO) her first pro loss via a nnth-round stoppage. Castillo, the WBO female 154-pound champion started out aggressively, but Braekhus took control early, outboxing the 18-year-old Castillo. Soon she stamped her authority on the battle and picked Castillo apart with one-two punches much to the delight of the many Norwegian fans in attendance. In the ninth, the referee eventually stepped in to save Castillo from further punishment. Castillo did not dispute the stoppage, saying, I want to congratulate Cecilia, she is the best in the world and she deserved to win tonight. source for both results: sauerland event