Tulsa - For the WBO, IBF, IBO, WBA, WBC welterweight titles,Jessica McCaskill (9-2, 3 KOs) shocked undefeated Cecilia Braekhus (36-1, 9 KOs) in a massive upset. McCaskill moved up in weight and holds the WBA, WBC titles at junior welterweight. (photos by Ed Mulholland)
The scores were 95-95, 97-93 and 97-94.
McCaskill prevented Braekhus from making history by breaking the consecutive defense record of heavyweight legend Joe Louis, who has a streak of 25 wins as champion.
McCaskill was very game and had solid moments of success in the bout. Braekhus was the much bigger fighter and was able to take the hard shots that McCaskill would connect with. McCaskill had the edge in the first half, with Braekhus getting the edge in the second half.