Cecilia Braekhus beats Victoria Bustos to stay on course for Katie Taylor showdown
Cecilia Braekhus moved nearer after successfully defending her undisputed welterweight crown Monte Carlo on Saturday night.
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The had been out of the ring for a year but returned in style, dominating former world champion Victoria Bustos more than ten rounds – making dozens of 99-91 and 98-92 twice.
‘First Lady’, economic with her variety of punches, went through the gears and revealed her class as she left exactly the 25th straight world title defence.
Following a glowing start to existence under the Matchroom Boxing banner, Braekhus is set to fulfill Taylor at a mouthwatering battle of champions.
“This was a excellent performance from Cecilia. The future is Katie Taylor from Cecilia Braekhus,” promoter Eddie Hearn stated later.
“Another fight for both at the spring and then they are going to fight in the summertime. It is the fight .
“These two are on a collision course and in 2020 you will definitely find that fight.”
Braekhus consented with the strategies and was delighted with her performance:”It was a good ten rounds to get back into business. I got in my groove in the next round.
“Today I want to go on vacation and then get back at the gym”
Before on,’Big Bang’ Zhilei Zhang captured some much-needed rounds since he returned to conquer Andriy Rudenko over ten rounds.
The massive research dominated the contest to stay unbeaten, taking scores of 99-91, 98-92 and 97-93, but did bicycle late on and failed to capitalise on some very clear stoppage chances.