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Braekhus, Sauerland Shake Heads at Holm Retirement

Please find below statements from WBA, WBC & WBO Female Welterweight Champion Cecilia Braekhus and promoter Nisse Sauerland on Holly Holm´s retirement.
 
CECILIA BRAEKHUS
 “I am very, very disappointed. A fight against Holly would have been the biggest thing in women´s boxing, the one fight every fan wants to see. It´s a shame that it will not happen – but it´s not our fault. We´ve done all we could. I have always said that I was willing to fight her, I have always been ready for her. My team has worked very hard to organise the fight.  We removed all the stumbling blocks. We were even willing to go to her backyard. And when she has to chance to give the fans what they want to see, she retires. Really, I don´t know what to say. It´s a pity and I´m disappointed. I will now shift my focus to other challenges, there are a lot of other interesting options for me. One thing I know for sure – true champions do not run away from mega-fights.”
 
 
NISSE SAUERLAND:
"We are disappointed to hear that Holly Holm has retired from boxing. She is one of the all-time greats. She deserves respect for what she has done for women´s boxing. It´s sad that a great career ends like this - now she will always be remembered for running away from Cecilia Braekhus, the best female fighter in the world.

"If Holly Holm still had the heart, pride and skills to compete at the highest level, there is no way she would have passed on the biggest payday of her career. We have offered her a six-figure sum. But with this offer on the table, she calls it a career and decides to fight in MMA - for a fraction of that money. That just tells you all about how scared she is to fight Cecilia. The horrible knock-out loss against Anne-Sophie Mathis – a fighter Cecilia outclassed last September – must have changed something inside Holly. She knows she can´t beat Cecilia.

"We wish Holly all the best for her retirement. Meanwhile, Cecilia has other options against fighters who are courageous enough to challenge the best female fighter in the world. That´s how you cement a legacy, by fighting the best of the best, not by retiring when you have the chance to be part of a fight every boxing fan wants to see."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Braekhusp4pfan on 10-31-2014

Maybe he just realized he wanted to be vocal about it. Braekhus got some hardcore fans out there :P Me included ofc. We wont forget. When and if Holm comes crawling back for that 250.000 usd payday. **** her

Comment by don larryx on 10-30-2014

[QUOTE=Night Ranger;15063285]LOL !!! Holly "The Rabbit" Holm couldn't run away fast enuff from Cecilia Braekhus. Holm was terrified of Braekhus. Can't wait for Holm to get destroyed in the UFC. God that's gonna be fun to watch.[/QUOTE] lol you bumped…

Comment by Night Ranger on 10-30-2014

[QUOTE=Code 206;13259489]Braekus and Sauerland seem butthurt and bitter. Holly Holm will become a star in the US doing MMA while Braekus continues being someone that only European Fetishists give a **** about.[/QUOTE] LOL !!! Holly "The Rabbit" Holm couldn't run…

Comment by ShoulderRoll on 04-17-2013

[QUOTE=elgranluchadore;13261080]i shaked my **** head after i was done masturbating to her pics[/QUOTE] :rofl: I wanted to see this fight but if Holly Holm is going after Ronda Rousey in MMA then she isn't scared of anything or anyone.

Comment by elgranluchadore on 04-17-2013

i shaked my **** head after i was done masturbating to her pics

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