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From WBC:


braekhus-rematchOne of the most highly anticipated female rematches is due this Saturday at the Spectrum in Oslo, Norway.

The WBC female welterweight champion, Cecilia Braekhus (28-0), and France`s Anne Sophie Mathis (27-3-1), will clash in an event that promises to be one of the very best fights of the year.

The bout has generated great expectation in Norway as this is the first female fight since 1981, as professional boxing was banned, only returning three years ago.

The warriors clashed en Denmark in September 2012, being and after an exciting as well as intense bout Braekhus remained undefeated, winning on points.

The encounter was considered one of the greatest fights of that year. Since then, expectations been steadily building throughout Europe, and finally avid boxing fans will have the chance to see the second chapter, this Saturday.


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