On April 26 in Berne, Switzerland, Nicole Boss (12-4-2, 7 KOs) won the EBU female lightweight title with a third round technical knockout of Sopio Putkaradze (10-2-2, 2 KOs). The 21-year-old Putkaradze hailing from Tbilisi, Georgia, swept the two opening stanzas before faltering in the third round. It was the first defense of the EBU title by Boss, 34, who won the belt by beating Kremena Petkova in December 2013. The win was the fifth straight by Boss the longest such streak of her career. Boss fights out of Wohlen BE, Switzerland.