Arguably the most effective — and definitely the most important — combat in girls’s boxing historical past is ready for a rematch. Following Amanda Serrano’s thrilling win over Erika Cruz, it was confirmed that Serrano will face Katie Taylor in a May 20 rematch for Taylor’s undisputed light-weight championship. Eddie Hearn introduced the matchup was set as Taylor entered the ring for a faceoff after the combat.
The pair met in April 2022, with the bout promoting out New York City’s Madison Square Garden. The packed crowd was raucous for the thrilling battle that noticed Taylor edge a slim resolution to retain her 4 world titles. The bout was a landmark second for ladies’s boxing, drawing each large cash and offering the products within the ring with an exciting conflict.
After retaining her belts in opposition to Serrano, Taylor defended her belts with a unanimous resolution over Karen Carabajal in October. In addition to her powerful win over Cruz, Serrano additionally picked up a September win over Sarah Mahfoud.
Taylor was in attendance at Serrano’s combat with Cruz, assembly her rival within the ring for a face-off after the bout.
“May the twentieth… in Ireland,” Hearn stated. “I can not imagine we’re saying Katie Taylor can be making her debut in Ireland.”
Taylor (22-0, 6 KO) has by no means fought in her house nation of Ireland, the nation for which she received the 2012 Olympic gold medal within the light-weight division.
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