Elif Nur Turhan New WBF World Light Welterweight Champion

(July 30, 2023) – Elif Nur Turhan is the new World Boxing Federation (WBF) Womens World Light Welterweight champion after winning the vacant title on Saturday night, July 29, at City Square in Tetovo, Macedonia.

From Turkey, Nur Turhan beat former WBA and WBC world titlist Edith Soledad Matthysse from Argentina by unanimous decision after a controlled and impressive performance.

Judges Mile Jovanovski and Gorgi Catleski both scored it a 100-90 shut-out, while judge Xhemal Elmazi had it slightly closer at 99-91.

The new WBF world champion (28) improved her professional record to 5-0 (3). Matthysse (42) drops to 17-15-1 (1).

The fight was the main event of a show promoted by Halim Promotion.

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