Stefi Cohen really puts the “power” in “powerlifter.” On Friday, June 4, 2021, the world champion lifter knocked her opponent out in round three of her boxing debut. The event — Noche De Nocaut by Mundo Boxing — took place at the hotel Catalonia in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Cohen is officially 1-0. Her opponent was Haydee Zapa of Colombia. As of June 4, Zapa’s record is now 4-4-0.
The fight occurred at 126 pounds and was scheduled for four rounds. The women were the second to last fight on the seven-fight card (headlined by Anthony Martinez of Florida and Christian Galvez of the Dominican Republic).