Nordic Fight Night Frederikshavn - Live Blog

Posted on 10th Apr 2013 - Frederikshavn

Nordic Fight Night Frederikshavn - Live Blog

Relive all the action from the Nordic Fight Night in Frederikshavn including Cecilia Braekhus' successful defence of her WBO, WBC, WBA Welterweight Titles against Mia St John.

Sunday 14th Apr 2013

04:24pm - Good to be a Norwegian in Denmark

Norwegian fans celebrating Cecilia Braekhus' victory last night

Good to be a Norwegian in Denmark

04:22pm - Braekhus v St John Post-Fight Press Conference

01:55am - Nisse Sauerland: ''Cecilia Braekhus vs Holly Holm is the biggest fight in female boxing. This fight has to happen.''

01:50am - Mia St John ''Cecilia Braekhus would beat Holly Holm''

01:42am - Cecilia Braekhus: '' I want my next fight to be with another World Champion.''

01:26am - Post-fight press conference

Post-fight press conference

12:46am - Post-fight press conference

We are now preparing for the post-fight press conference. Stay posted for updates.

12:35am - NFN Frederikshavn pictures

Check out all the pictures from fight night here.

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12:26am - Keller wins via unanimous decision

Torben Keller defeats Terry Carruthers via a unanimous decision in our last fight of the evening.

Saturday 13th Apr 2013

11:44pm - Keller vs Carruthers

Our final fight of this evening see local boy Torben Keller take on Terry Carruthers.

11:22pm - Braekhus wins with 3rd round TKO

A dominant performance from Cecilia Braekhus has seen her retain her WBO, WBA & WBC titles with a third-round TKO.

11:13pm - Cecilia is ready

Cecilia is ready

11:08pm - The champion Cecilia Braekhus makes her entrance

The champion Cecilia Braekhus makes her entrance

11:05pm - Mia St John enters the ring

Mia St John enters the ring

11:00pm - Official attendance

With a mixture of Danish, Norwegian and Swedish boxing fans inside Arena Nord our official attendance for this evening is 1,585.

10:57pm - Cecilia Braekhus v Mia St John

Our third and final title fight of the evening is up next as WBO, WBA & WBC Welterweight Champion Cecilia Braekhus takes on the American veteran Mia St John.

10:54pm - Masternak claims WBC Silver International Cruiserweight Title

Mateusz Masternak claims the WBC Silver International Cruiserweight Title via TKO in 9th round. Having already been dropped twice the referee steps in save Corbin from any further punishment.

Masternak claims WBC Silver International Cruiserweight Title

10:17pm - 'The Master' is in the ring

10:08pm - Masternak vs Corbin

Next up we have our second title fight of this evening. 'The Master' Mateusz Masternak facing Sean Corbin for the WBC Silver International Cruiserweight Title.

10:05pm - And the new...

Skoglund claims the WBC Youth & WBO Youth Intercontinental Light Heavyweight Title.

And the new...

09:58pm - Skoglund vs Blackledge

What a fight! Both men standing and trading blows for all 10 rounds. Now we await the decision.

09:18pm - Skoglund in the ring

Erik Skoglund is in the ring ahead of his fight with Luke Blackledge for the WBC Youth & WBO Youth Intercontinental Light Heavyweight Titles.

09:12pm - Cecilia Braekhus interviewed prior to her fight with Mia St John.

09:11pm - Promoter Nisse Sauerland shares his views on the action so far and what we can expect from tonight's main events.

09:04pm - Skoglund vs Blackledge next

Swedish sensation Erik Skoglund faces Luke Blackledge for the WBC Youth & WBO Youth Intercontinental Light Heavyweight title next. This is the first of three title fights we have on the bill tonight.

08:36pm - It's over! - Kassem 1st round KO

Rashid Kassem proves too much for Andrei Sudas with a big KO within 1min 24 seconds of the first-round.

08:28pm - Professional debut for Rashid Kassem next

Rashid Kassem makes his professional debut against Andrei Sudas next. This is a six rounder.

08:20pm - 5th round TKO for Micki

Micki Nielsen defeats Toni Visic with a 5th round TKO to earn his 7th win in as many professional fights.

07:57pm - Micki Nielsen up next

The younger Nielsen brother is up next against Toni Visic.

07:56pm - Andreas Evensen is ringside!

Andreas Evensen is ringside!

07:48pm - Ahlin wins via KO

A brave display from Lihaug but Ahlin proves to be too powerful for the Norwegian who was down once in the 2nd round and twice in the 3rd.

07:34pm - Oscar Ahlin vs Tim-Robin Lihaug

Another great fight up next between two undefeated prospects. Ahlin boasts a 100% KO record while Lihuag impressed at the last Nordic Fight Night in Esbjerg.

07:26pm - Yigit wins via 3rd round TKO

Having dominated throughout the fight the referee stops it in the 3rd round with Abramenka unable to respond to a barrage of punches being thrown by Yigit.

Yigit looks like a very exciting fighter and definitely one to watch!

07:10pm - Abramenka vs Yigit up next

Swedish Olympian Anthony Yigit is set to make his professional debut in a 4-round fight in the welterweight division.

07:05pm - Smaadal defeats Storm

An exciting first fight here at the Arena Nord with both boxers standing and exchanging blows. Storm was cut in the 4th round and down in the 5th. Smaadal ahead on all of the judges' scorecards.

06:35pm - Two young exciting unbeaten prospects squaring off here.

06:35pm - We are off!

Ring announcer Tuukka Koistinen is in the ring introducing our first bout of the evening Simen Smaadal v Kristoffer Storm.

06:27pm - We are almost ready to begin!

We are almost ready to begin!

06:18pm - Running Order

Light Heavyweight – 6 Rounds
Simen Smaadal vs Kristoffer Storm

Welterweight – 4 Rounds
Aliaksandr Abramenka vs Anthony Yigit

Light Heavyweight – 4 Rounds
Oscar Ahlin vs Tim-Robin Lihaug

Cruiserweight – 6 Rounds
Toni Visic vs Micki Nielsen

Light Welterweight – 6 Rounds
Andrei Sudas – Rashid Kassem

WBC Youth & WBO Youth Intercontinental Light Heavyweight Title – 10 Rounds
Luke Blackledge vs Erik Skoglund

WBC Silver International Cruiserweight Title – 12 Rounds
Sean Corbin vs Mateusz Masternak

WBO, WBA & WBC Welterweight Title – 12 Rounds
Mia St John vs Cecilia Braekhus

Light Middleweight – 8 Rounds
Terry Carruthers vs Torben Keller

05:13pm - Camilla Martin getting ready in the Nordic Fight Night studio

TV3+ will broadcast from 21:00-1:00. The undercard will be on TV3 Sport 2 (18:30-19:30) and TV3 Sport 1 (19:30-21:00).

Camilla Martin getting ready in the Nordic Fight Night studio

04:56pm - The arena is ready!

The stage has been set for the Nordic Fight Night.

The arena is ready!

04:56pm - Ceylan fight called off

Unfortunately, Dennis Ceylan´s fight has been called off. His opponent Cristian Montilla is sick in his hotel room (stomach problems).

01:08pm - ''I bet my house that he will be a great champion one day''

Promoter Nisse Sauerland talks to EB about Dennis Ceylan.

http://ekstrabladet.dk/sport/anden_sport/boksning/article1952689.ece

12:36pm - Cecilia with some special protection

Good to be Norwegian in Denmark. And safe. But the First lady doesn´t need any protection.

Cecilia with some special protection

12:32pm - WBC title fights to be streamed live

Three WBC title fights will be streamed live on wbcboxing.tv - Braekhus vs. St. John, Masternak vs. Corbin and Skoglund vs. Blackledge, starting at 9.10pm Central European Time.

http://www.wbcboxing.tv

Friday 12th Apr 2013

07:41pm - All of the weights

You can view all the weights via the link below.

http://www.sauerlandpromotion.com/news/nordic-fight-night-frederikshavn-weigh-in/

07:35pm - Weigh-in photos

You can view all of the pictures from today's weigh-in via the link below.

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Weigh-in photos

06:07pm - Weigh-in video

04:59pm - Nordic Fight Night weigh-in

All the fighters have made weight ahead of tomorrow's Nordic Fight Night. Pictures and video to follow.

03:49pm - The stage is set

The stage is set

03:40pm - Official weigh-in

The fighters are arriving and medical checks are taking place as we prepare for the official weigh- in which is due to begin at 4pm.

11:45am - Only one day until fight night!

The Nordic Fight Night returns to Arena Nord tomorrow night. We have the official weigh-in today at 3pm today. Stay posted for exclusive updates.

11:29am - Cecilia's WBC Cares Visit

Cecilia shares her fighting spirit with the children at the Sygehus Vendsyssel hospital.

11:26am - Cecilia Braekhus v Mia St John

Check out the video of Cecilia Braekhus talking about her upcoming fight with Mia St. John at yesterday's press conference.

Thursday 11th Apr 2013

10:19pm - Skoglund takes on Blackledge

Two days before their WBC Youth World Light Heavyweight Title clash in Frederikshavn, Swedish sensation Erik Skoglund and Luke Blackledge came face-to-face for the first time during the official Nordic Fight Night press conference at Arena Nord.

http://www.sauerlandpromotion.com/news/skoglund-takes-on-blackledge/

Skoglund takes on Blackledge

10:13pm - Braekhus, St. John press conference pictures and quotes

WBA, WBC & WBO Female Welterweight Champion Cecilia Braekhus (21-0, 5 KOs) and former world champion Mia St. John (47-12-2, 18 KOs) met for the first time at the press conference today in Frederikshavn. Here is what they had to say about their fight on Saturday night.

http://www.sauerlandpromotion.com/news/braekhus-st-john-press-conference-pictures-and-quotes/

Braekhus, St. John press conference pictures and quotes

04:43pm - Press conference pictures

You can view all pictures from the press conference via the link below

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Press conference pictures

01:21pm - "A star fighting an icon"

Jill Diamond from the WBC describes Braekhus v St John as "a star fighting an icon" before presenting both with a special award recognising their charity work.

01:06pm - We are almost ready to begin

The boxers are taking their seats and we will begin in the next few minutes.

01:03pm - Erik Skoglund's opponent Luke Blackledge has arrived

Erik Skoglund

01:01pm - Press conference will start shortly

Press conference will start shortly

11:30am - Cecilia Braekhus visits children at the Sygehus Vendsyssel hospital.

Cecilia Braekhus visits children at the  Sygehus Vendsyssel hospital.

Wednesday 10th Apr 2013

06:25pm - Former playboy model and world champion Mia St. John is in town.

“I am so happy to have finally arrived and I am ready to go," she said. "It´s great to be in Denmark and I look forward to fighting Braekhus. I am here to win and take her titles.”

06:22pm - Hello fight fans!

We have arrived in Frederikshavn to bring you exclusive behind-the-scenes coverage ahead of
Saturday´s Nordic Fight Night. The boxers have started to arrive - be sure to check back often for constant updates.

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