Crews-Dezurn vs. Cederroos Undisputed
Super Middleweight Clash Coming This Spring
Franchón Crews-Dezurn and Elin Cederroos have signed
promotional deals with Eddie Hearn and Matchroom, and the
Super-Middleweight rulers will meet for the undisputed title
in the spring.
WBC and WBO champion Crews-Dezurn (7-1 2 KOs) officially
defends her straps for the first time, after the first
defense of her WBO and second of the WBC against Alejandra
Jiménez in January 2020 was declared a no contest after
Jiménez failed a drug test. Crews-Dezurn won the WBC crown
in just her fifth pro fight in August 2018, edging out
Maricela Cornejo and added the vacant WBO strap in her first
defense of the WBC belt when she rematched Cornejo 11 months
IBF and WBA champion Cederroos (8-0 4 KOs) is ranked #1 with
Ring Magazine at 168lbs and the undefeated former pro soccer
player-turned elite fighter will be looking to add the
Virginia fighter’s belts to her straps and make it
back-to-back wins over American fighters in her second fight
in the US. The 36 year old made her Stateside bow against
Alicia Napoleon-Espinosa in Atlantic City in January 2020,
crucially flooring the New Yorker in the second round on the
way to unifying the IBF strap with Napoleon-Espinosa’s WBA
title by one point on all three cards.
“It’s no party without The Heavy Hitting Diva!” said Crews-Dezurn.
“I’ve worked and earned everything I have so if Elin or
anybody else think they will take shit from me they truly
have me mistaken.
“I really don’t wanna talk, I’m just going to bring that
action for the main attraction and get everything I deserve.
It’s about legacy and survival so I appreciate Eddie Hearn,
Matchroom, DAZN and Peter Kahn for making this happen. It’s
my time to live up to my own expectations I’m great!”
“I have been ready for this fight for a long time now,” said
Cederroos. I am grateful that Matchroom and DAZN has given
us the opportunity to make it real. It going to be a
prestigious fight for the world of boxing and a big step for
“Hopefully I will be able to show my true power. We come
from the land of the ice and snow.”
“This is a great unification fight between two top class
fighters,” said Hearn. “I am delighted to welcome Franchón
and Elin to the Matchroom stable, and one of them is going
to have all the belts at 168lbs in the spring and can use
that as a springboard to becoming a household name and a
A date and venue for the undisputed clash between Crews-Dezurn
and Cederroos will be announced soon.