Jessica McCaskill Plans to Make Cecilia Braekhus Eat Her Words

Published 03/12/2021, 10:23 PM EST


Roman Gonzalez will headline the main event on Saturday night alongside Juan Estrada. But, the undercard comprises an enigmatic matchup that is as exciting as the main event. The undisputed women’s welterweight queen, Jessica McCaskill, will contend with the former champion, Cecilia Braekhus. The two will rematch each other from their first fight in August 2020.

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Ahead of this clash, both the boxers indulged in a pre-fight media interaction alongside Matchroom supremo, Eddie Hearn.

Hearn asked McCaskill whether this is the last fight of Braekhus’s prolonged career.

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To which she responded, “Ya, I mean Cecilia brought it up. The last fight those aren’t my words, those are hers and I’m just going to make her eat them.”

‘CasKilla’ dethroned the veteran Braekhus in her last fight. The duo traded enough punches, but ‘First Lady’ didn’t dig enough to earn a finish. As a result, the fight went to judges, and they scored 95, 97, and 97 in favor of McCaskill.

Ever since then, the 39-year-old has asked for a rematch and she finally got one. ‘First Lady’ is hungry to settle scores with McCaskill, reclaim her titles, and avenge her first defeat. That said, the feud between the two has caught fire and this time, it’ll be more than belts for the two boxers.

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Jessica McCaskill or Cecilia Braekhus? Who comes out on top in this rematch?

‘CasKilla’ is considerably new in the professional boxing world. Boasting just 9 wins and 2 losses, she has solidified her place in the welterweight landscape. Moreover, with her statements, McCaskill looks extremely confident going into this rematch against the former champion.

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But, Braekhus will unquestionably come into the ring this time with an intent to win. She is a powerful hitter, and this is predominantly why ‘First Lady’ has 36 wins to her name.

Considering the hunger to win from both the fighters, this rematch is going to be an absolute blinder. Fans are in for a real treat and they’ll be glued to their screens to see gets her hand raised among the two.

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McCaskill or Braekhus? Who do you see winning this fight?

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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