Amanda Serrano will fight WBA featherweight champion Erika Cruz in a bid to claim her first undisputed title on 4 February in New York.
Serrano is the WBO, IBF and WBC champion and will turn out to be Puerto Rico’s first undisputed champion inside the 4-belt era. The 34-year-antique has forty three wins from 46 fights and has received nine international titles throughout seven weight lessons.
This is a pivotal second,” Serrano stated. Earning the opportunity to be an undisputed lineal champion is some thing most combatants best dream approximately however turning into the primary boxer from Puerto Rico to be an undisputed champion could make it even more unique.
The bouts take place Feb. 4 at Madison Square Garden
Amanda Serrano will face Erika Cruz in a Puerto Rico vs. Mexican battle for the undisputed global featherweight championship and Alycia Baumgardner takes on Elhem Mekhaled for the undisputed global superb-featherweight championship at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York on Saturday, February 4, completely live international on DAZN.
Seven-weight world champion Amanda “Real Deal” Amanda Serrano (43-2-1 30 KOs) looks to become the first Puerto Rican born fighter to take home the title of undisputed, as she finally gets the opportunity at featherweight where she has ruled since 2019, after her history-making lightweight clash with Katie Taylor at Madison Square Garden last April.
The missing piece of the jigsaw is the WBA crown that belongs to Cruz (15-1 3 KOs). The Mexican became WBA champion in April 2021, ending the long reign of Canadian Jelena Mrdjenovich in West Point, New York.
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Cruz defended the title in Mexico in November 2021 and then met Mrdjenovich in a rematch in September in Mexico and won via shutout on points.
Cruz, 32, has simply one defeat in 16 fights and the Mexican has efficiently defended her WBA name two times on account that triumphing it in 2021. Serrano won her last outing in September against Sarah Mahfoud on points to add the IBF title to her collection.
Also set for the card:
- Richardson Hitchins vs John Bauza
- Reshat Mati vs Cletus Seldin
- Skye Nicolson vs Tania Alvarez
- Ramla Ali vs Avril Mathie
- Aaron Aponte vs Joshua Davis Rivers
- Harley Mederos vs Julio Madera
The southpaw stated then she intended to win the undisputed crown at featherweight earlier than potentially combating undisputed light-weight champion Katie Taylor in a rematch.
Taylor and Serrano competed in one of the satisfactory fights of 2022 and the Irishwoman’s crew were exploring the possibility of staging their rematch in Ireland in 2023. On the undercard, American Alycia Baumgardner takes on Elhem Mekhaled in another undisputed combat, this time at extremely good-featherweight.
The big-punching Baumgardner, 28, holds the WBC, WBO and IBF world titles following her win over Mikaela Mayer in October and will face 31-year-old Frenchwoman Mekhaled for the vacant WBA belt.
Mekhaled has 15 wins and one loss and will fight inside the US for the first time having spent most of the people of her career competing in her home u . S .
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Serrano has a boxing record of 43-2-1. From her 34 wins, she has won 30 matches via knockout.
‘The Real Deal’ is currently the unified featherweight world champion and holds the WBO, WBC and IBO straps.
She has held nine major world titles across seven different weight divisions — a Guinness World Record for a female fighter.