Copenhagen, Feb 2 : Danish featherweight Sarah Mahfoud extended her unbeaten professional career with the IBF interim title following her victory against reigning world champion Brenda Karen Carabajal at Frederiksberg Halls, Copenhagen on Saturday.
The challenger comprehensively outboxed her Argentinian opponent while being cheered on by strong local support, and the three judges were also in agreement, scoring the match 98-92, 97- 93 and 100-90 in Mahfoud's favor. "It was a cool atmosphere in the hall, and it went well. I'm a world champion," Mahfoud told Danish tabloid BT.
Following Saturday's victory, the Danish fighter, of Faroese and Syrian descent, remains unbeaten in her 10 professional bouts and is now the undisputed world number one in the IBF world rankings. (Xinhua)