Terri Harper will stake her WBA Super-Welterweight World Title in a match against ex-world pound-for-pound No.1 Cecilia Braekhus. The fight will take place during the undercard event of Katie Taylor’s homecoming bout with Chantelle Cameron at Dublin’s 3Arena, Ireland on Saturday, May 20. The event will be broadcasted live worldwide on DAZN.
Harper, the previous WBC and IBO Super-Featherweight World Champion (with a record of 13-1-1, 6 KOs), secured the WBA 154lbs World Title through a convincing victory over Scotland’s Hannah Rankin at the Motorpoint Arena Nottingham in September of the previous year. This was her inaugural match in the Super-Welterweight category.
TERRI HARPER VS. CECELIA BRAEKHUS DATE, TIME
- Date: Saturday, May 20
- Time: 7 p.m. GMT / 2 p.m. ET
- Fight ringwalks (approx): 8:51 p.m. GMT / 3:51 p.m. ET
- he fight will take place at the 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland.
- The card will stream live on DAZN in over 200 countries across the globe
- The main card is set to get underway at 7 p.m. GMT / 2 p.m. ET with the Harper vs. Braekhus ringwalks scheduled for 8:51 p.m. GMT / 3:51 p.m. ET. These timings could change due to the length of the undercard fights.
Norway’s Braekhus (holding a record of 37-2, 9 KOs), a one-time undisputed champion at 147lbs, is vying to become a two-division World Champion. Known as the ‘First Lady’, Braekhus has been a modern trailblazer in women’s boxing. She held the WBC and WBA World Titles in the Welterweight division from 2009 to 2020, acquiring the WBO Title in 2010 and the IBF Title in 2014.
Braekhus conceded the titles in a majority decision to Jessica McCaskill in August 2020 in Downtown Tulsa, USA. She tasted defeat again at the hands of ‘CasKILLA’ during a rematch at the American Airlines Center in Dallas in March 2021. McCaskill is the only boxer to have defeated Braekhus in her professional career.
HARPER VS. BRAEKHUS FIGHT CARD
- Katie Taylor vs. Chantelle Cameron; For the IBF, WBA, WBC and WBO women’s super lightweight titles
- Terri Harper vs. Cecelia Braekhus for WBA women’s super-welterweight title
- Dennis Hogan vs. James Metcalf; Super-welterweight
- Gary Cully vs. Jose Felix; Lightweight
- Thomas Carty vs. Jay McFarlane; Heavyweight
- Caoimhin Agyarko vs. Grant Dennis; Super-welterweight
- Maisey Rose Courtney vs. Kate Radomska; Flyweight