'Superbad' Estrada favors Terri Harper over Braekhus

Seniesa Estrada is already a women’s boxing legend. The undefeated two-weight world champion, who now has unified the strawweight division titles when she defeated “Tiny” Tina Rupprecht in Fresno, California. Estrada’s expertise extends past when the bell rings though, as she served as part of the broadcast team with the veteran voice of Top Rank boxing, Crystina Poncher, for Saturday night’s bouts in Stockton, California. 

Estrada is seeing her career mirror, Roy Jones Jr., in more ways than one as not just is she making world champions look like nobodies, but she is also becoming one of the most beloved broadcasters. ProBox TV News caught up with Estrada to get her to take on one of the most exciting and under-the-radar fights of the weekend, as the WBA super welterweight world champion Terri Harper looks to make her first world title defense against boxing legend, Cecilia Braekhus, on the undercard of Katie Taylor versus Chantelle Cameron.

“Terri Harper if I recall her last fight, she boxed very well,” said Estrada in reflection when talking about Harper’s win over Hannah Rankin to win her world title.

Harper, the former WBC super featherweight champion, was brutally stopped by Alycia Baumgardner in November 2021. Harper would return at a weight class above her championship weight of lightweight, only to move up three weight classes to the super welterweight division. Harper would then win her second world title four division above her first world title win, her fight against Cecilia Braekhus is arguably the biggest of her career to date. 

Cecilia Braekhus is best known for being the first undisputed world champion in the welterweight division. Braekhus was also the Boxing Writers Association of America's first women’s boxer of the year in 2017. Braekhus was also a part of the first women’s bout broadcast on HBO Boxing when she fought Kali Reis in 2018, and also was the last fight shown on HBO Boxing when she fought Aleksandra Magdziak Lopes. Now Braekhus in her 40s is looking to revive her career as she spent more of her career at this weight class than Harper. 

Estrada sees Braekhus' age and the boxing ability of Harper being the reason she will be successful.

“I see Terri Harper getting the victory.”

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