Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk (14-0, 11 KOs) collides with Russia’s Murat Gassiev (26-0, 19 KOs) in the World Boxing Super Series Grand finale.
The bout, which takes place on July 21 in Moscow, Russia, will be one of the rarer fights, which will define a truly undisputed world champion, as per the Common Rules, meaning all four of the belts, considered major – WBC / WBA / IBF / WBO – will be up for grabs in the contest. The legendary Bernard Hopkins and current P4P top contender Terrence Crawford are the only two, who have ever brought all of those pieces together.
But there has been an Ultimate King, or it’s better to say Queen, among female fighters. And even more to that.
Cecilia Braekhus (33-0, 9 KOs), 36, rightfully named “The First Lady”, captured WBC and WBA welterweight titles more than nine years ago in March 2009. She added the WBO belt with a win over Victoria Cisneros in May 2010, then she took Ivana Habazin’s IBF 147lb belt in September 2016, and finally completed The Superior Grand Slam by taking the IBO belt off Chris Namus two fights later in February 2016.
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