Anne Sophie Mathis

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Anne Sophie Mathis
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Anne Sophie Mathis and Zinedine Hameur-Lain in 2016
Statistics
Weight(s)
Height5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
NationalityFrench
Born (1977-07-23) 23 July 1977 (age 43)
Nancy, France
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights32
Wins27
Wins by KO23
Losses4
Draws1
No contests1

Anne Sophie Mathis (born 23 July 1977) is a French former professional boxer who competed between 1995 and 2016. She held world titles in two weight division; the WBA female super-lightweight from 2006 to 2008; the WBC female super-lightweight title in 2008; and the WIBF and WIBA welterweight titles in 2011. She also challenged once for the WBO female light-middleweight title in 2014 and the undisputed welterweight title in 2016 against Cecilia Brækhus. [1] She is best known for her knockout win over Holly Holm in 2011 and is considered one of the biggest punchers in the history of women's boxing. [2] [3] [4] [5]

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Career

Beating her compatriot Myriam Lamare on 2 December 2006 at Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy, she became the women's WBA super Lightweight Champion. On 29 June 2007, she successfully defended her title against Myriam Lamare.

On 2 December 2011 she beat Holly Holm by seventh-round KO in Albuquerque. [6] However, she lost her belts in a rematch against Holm in a unanimous decision on 15 June 2012 and failed to capture the WBA, WBC and WBO championship belts against Cecilia Brækhus on 22 September 2012.

Mathis went on to win the vacant WBF Super Welterweight title against Yahaira Hernandez on 1 June 2013 by 5th round TKO.

On 26 July 2014, she put her newly acquired WBF title on the line and attempted to gain the vacant WBO Super Welterweight title against Christina Hammer. This bout resulted in a controversial disqualification of Mathis which was later overruled to No Contest with many arguing that Mathis was robbed of a KO victory. [7]

Anne Sophie Mathis has also tried her hand at Muay Thai. [8]

Professional boxing record

Professional record summary
33 fights27 wins4 losses
By knockout232
By decision42
Draws1
No contests1
No.ResultRecordOpponentTypeRound, timeDateLocationNotes
33Loss27–4 (1) Flag of Norway.svg Cecilia Brækhus TKO2 (10), 0:581 Oct 2016 Flag of Norway.svg The Spectrum, Oslo, NorwayFor WBA, WBC, IBF, WBO, and IBO welterweight titles
32Draw27–3 (1) Flag of France.svg Oxandia CastilloSD1027 Feb 2015 Flag of France.svg Espace Venise, Sarcelles, FranceRetained WBF female light-middleweight title
31NC27–3 (1) Flag of Germany.svg Christina Hammer NC5 (10)26 Jul 2014 Flag of Germany.svg Anhalt Arena, Dessau, GermanyRetained WBF female light-middleweight title;
For vacant WBO female light-middleweight title;
Originally DQ win for Hammer after Mathis disqualified for rabbit punches, later ruled no contest due to incorrect referee decision
30Win27–3 Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg Yahaira HernandezTKO5 (10), 1:591 Jun 2013 Flag of France.svg Salle Roger Boileau, Dombasle-sur-Meurthe, FranceWon vacant WBF female light-middleweight title
29Loss26–3 Flag of Norway.svg Cecilia Brækhus UD1022 Sep 2012 Flag of Denmark.svg Arena Nord, Frederikshavn, DenmarkFor WBA, WBC, and WBO welterweight titles
28Loss26–2 Flag of the United States.svg Holly Holm UD1015 Jun 2012 Flag of the United States.svg Route 66 Casino, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USLost IBA, and WBF female welterweight titles
27Win26–1 Flag of the United States.svg Holly Holm KO7 (10), 1:382 Dec 2011 Flag of the United States.svg Route 66 Casino, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USWon vacant IBA female welterweight titles
26Win25–1 Flag of Puerto Rico.svg Cindy Serrano UD101 Oct 2011 Flag of France.svg Salle Mermoz, Yutz, FranceRetained WIBA, and WBF female welterweight titles;
Won vacant WIBF welterweight title
25Win24–1 Flag of Switzerland.svg Olivia BoudoumaTKO5 (10)23 Jun 2011 Flag of France.svg Salle Jean Roure, Les Pennes-Mirabeau, FranceWon vacant WIBA, and WBF female welterweight titles
24Win23–1 Flag of Brazil.svg Duda Yankovich TKO3 (10)22 Apr 2011 Flag of France.svg Espace Roger Boisrame, Pontault-Combault, France
23Win22–1 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Diane SchwachhoferTKO2 (6)11 Feb 2011 Flag of France.svg Palais des Sports, Saint-Quentin, France
22Win21–1 Flag of Russia.svg Angel McKenzie TKO4 (6)4 Dec 2010 Flag of France.svg Salle Roger Boileau, Dombasle-sur-Meurthe, France
21Win20–1 Flag of Romania.svg Mihaela DraganTKO1 (6)26 Nov 2010 Flag of France.svg Gymnase du Clos de l'Arche, Noisy-le-Grand, France
20Win19–1 Flag of the United States.svg Belinda Laracuente UD1026 Nov 2008 Flag of France.svg Les Vielles Forges, Les Mazures, FranceRetained WBA female super lightweight title
19Win18–1 Flag of Panama.svg Ana PascalTKO3 (10)8 Mar 2008 Flag of France.svg Palais des sports St Symphorien, Metz, FranceRetained WBA female super lightweight title;
Won WBC female, and vacant WIBF super lightweight titles
18Win17–1 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Jane Couch TKO2 (6)8 Dec 2007 Flag of France.svg La Palestre, Le Cannet, France
17Win16–1 Flag of France.svg Myriam Lamare MD1029 Jun 2007 Flag of France.svg Palais des Sports, Marseille, FranceRetained WBA female super lightweight title
16Win15–1 Flag of Bulgaria.svg Borislava GoranovaKO4 (6)26 May 2007 Flag of France.svg Salle Roger Boileau, Dombasle-sur-Meurthe, France
15Win14–1 Flag of Latvia.svg Olga BojareTKO2 (6)28 Apr 2007 Flag of France.svg Salle de l'Hotel de Ville, Villerupt, France
14Win13–1 Flag of France.svg Myriam Lamare TKO7 (10)2 Dec 2006 Flag of France.svg Palais Omnisports Paris Bercy, Paris, FranceWon WBA female, and vacant European female super lightweight titles
12Win12–1 Flag of Bulgaria.svg Borislava GoranovaTKO5 (6)14 Oct 2006 Flag of France.svg Dombasle-sur-Meurthe, France
12Win11–1 Flag of Latvia.svg Oksana CernikovaTKO3 (6)4 Feb 2006 Flag of France.svg Longuyon, France
11Win10–1 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Nathalie ToroTKO9 (10)29 Oct 2005 Flag of France.svg Dombasle-sur-Meurthe, FranceWon European female super lightweight title
10Win9–1 Flag of Ukraine.svg Larysa BerezenkoTKO5 (6)19 Mar 2005 Flag of France.svg Metz, France
9Win8–1 Flag of Bulgaria.svg Borislava GoranovaTKO6 (6)11 Jun 2004 Flag of France.svg Hussigny-Godbrange, France
8Win7–1 Flag of Romania.svg Daniela DavidTKO3 (6)24 Sep 2004 Flag of France.svg Matoury, French Guiana
7Win6–1 Flag of Slovenia.svg Alexandra VajdovaTKO1 (6)11 Jun 2004 Flag of France.svg Palais des Sports, Nancy, France
6Win5–1 Flag of Romania.svg Daniela DavidTKO6 (6)26 May 2004 Flag of France.svg Matoury, French Guiana
5Win4–1 Flag of Romania.svg Daniela DavidTKO6 (6)14 Apr 2004 Flag of France.svg Dombasle-sur-Meurthe, France
4Win3–1 Flag of Ukraine.svg Larysa BerezenkoPTS627 Feb 2004 Flag of France.svg Hyères, France
3Win2–1 Flag of Hungary.svg Katalin CsehiTKO2 (6)6 Dec 2003 Flag of France.svg Dombasle-sur-Meurthe, France
2Loss1–1 Flag of Suriname.svg Marischa SjauwTKO5 (10)18 Nov 1995 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Landgraaf, Netherlands
1Win1–0 Flag of Hungary.svg Erika SzegediTKO1 (4)21 Oct 1995 Flag of Hungary.svg Eger, Hungary

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References

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