The biggest fight in women’s boxing history between Katie Taylor Y Amanda Serrano is very close to closing for April 30 at Madison Square Garden.
Eddie Hearn said this Friday that the contracts for said fight between Katie Taylor Y Amanda Serrano are close to closing reported mike copper, from ESPN.
Eddie Hearn said today that contracts are being finalized for the Katie Taylor-Amanda Serrano undisputed female lightweight title fight. ESPN is told the fight could land on April 30 and that all parties, including MSG, are committed to the main arena rather than Hulu Theater.
— Mike Coppinger (@MikeCoppinger) January 14, 2022
He added that the fight could be on April 30 and all parties, including the MSG, are committed to performing in the main part and not in the Hulu Theater.
The fight would be between two of today’s best pound-for-pound fighters. Taylor, as the undisputed lightweight champion and who would put her titles at stake WBC, WBA, WBO Y IBF.
Highlander, meanwhile, has been champion in seven divisions and currently holds the featherweight divisions of the WBC Y WBO. She is ready to make history in the first women’s fight that would headline an event in the New York venue.
the clash between Highlander Y taylor It was scheduled since 2019, but for various reasons it could not be carried out, although now the negotiation is serious and its realization is practically a fact.
New York would host the event at the end of 2019, but Katy moved up division; in 2020 there were at least three attempts to hold the match. However, the preparation time, first; and then the Covid-19 pandemic, forced its cancellation.
At the end of 2021, both showed their interest in facing each other, and confirmed it after successfully coming out of their last lawsuits.
December 11 taylor realized Firuz Sharipova by unanimous decision to defend his undisputed title; a week later, the Puerto Rican surpassed Miriam Gutierrez.
After those fights, both declared themselves ready to negotiate and make the most anticipated fight come true. Highlander would arrive with a record of 42-1-1, 30 by knockout, and taylor He would appear undefeated (20-0, 6 KOs).
Highlander, who has won titles in all divisions, from super flyweight to super lightweight, would move up two divisions from where he currently reigns to challenge taylor.