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Photos: Jessica McCaskill Decisions Cecilia Braekhus in Big Shocker

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.

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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.

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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.

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User Comments and Feedback
Comment by BoxingIsGreat on 08-21-2020

[QUOTE=theface07;20716604][B]I thought she did better against Katie[/B] where I had her winning. I don't think she beat Braekhus clearly. She better be better against Taylor or she will lose again. Unless the fight is in the US, she has no…

Comment by theface07 on 08-20-2020

[QUOTE=BoxingIsGreat;20709788]Congrats again, Jessica. Sharpen you tools more before rematching Katie. Cheers.[/QUOTE] I thought she did better against Katie where I had her winning. I don't think she beat Braekhus clearly. She better be better against Taylor or she will lose…

Comment by theface07 on 08-20-2020

I was going for McCaskill but had it 5-4 and one even for Braekus. Could've easily been a draw. Neither fighter really seperated themselves from the other. 7-3 for McCaskill is almost as ludicrous as the horrible juding for Romero…

Comment by NachoMan on 08-17-2020

[QUOTE=hitmanjosh;20710199]With eyes thought she lost. Hell, she fought with heart but skills are not there and she turns away so much! This was bad piss poor judges once again.[/QUOTE] No it wasn't. McCaskill fought like she swallowed a tub of…

Comment by hitmanjosh on 08-16-2020

With eyes thought she lost. Hell, she fought with heart but skills are not there and she turns away so much! This was bad piss poor judges once again.

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