Katie Taylor and Amanda Serrano will crash in a blockbuster super battle at Manchester Field on May 2 as the Irish legend risks her Lightweight World Titles against Puerto Rico’s seven-weight Best on the planet, live on Sky Sports Film industry.
Two-weight Best on the planet Taylor can fortify her status as one of the game’s best warriors against Serrano on a similar night as Dillian Whyte dangers his Reality Title desire in a gigantic Heavyweight experience with the fearsome Alexander Povetkin.
Taylor fixed a predominant focuses prevail upon Christina Linardatou to guarantee the WBO Super-Lightweight title at a similar scene in November as she ventured up a division in the wake of turning into the Undisputed Lightweight ruler against Delfine Persoon in New York.
Serrano improved her notoriety for exciting battles with an activity stuffed focuses prevail upon Heather Solid at Madison Square Nursery in September, while she honed her abilities for Taylor in a stoppage prevail upon Simone Aparacida Da Silva in Miami in January.
It’s a battle that appears to have been discussed for a considerable length of time so I’m simply happy it’s at long last on, said Taylor. It’s a huge battle and one that I have been anticipating for a long, long time.
I’ve been buckling down in preparing camp in the US since the beginning of the year so it’s extraordinary have a date to concentrate on now and I can hardly wait for May second.
I’m cheerful we at long last got this large battle made in light of the fact that both myself and Katie have the right to be right now, Serrano. While our battle could have been a headliner, I’m as yet appreciative it’s occurring. I’m not going to speak condescendingly to Katie, as I probably am aware she won’t to me, so I’ll leave it at this: one thing that is without a doubt is that we’ll both leave it all in the ring. Because of my Advertiser Lou DiBella, Eddie Hearn, Matchroom Boxing, DAZN and Katie Taylor for this incredible chance. See you in Manchester!
Katie Taylor versus Amanda Serrano for the Undisputed Lightweight Title of the World – this is the greatest ladies’ battle ever, said Eddie Hearn. The entire of Ireland and Puerto Rico will be watching this total war between the Undisputed hero and the seven weight division champion – it doesn’t get any greater!
I’m glad to co-advance this notable battle with Matchroom, and to have it highlighted on an enormous card in Manchester, said Lou DiBella. Two of the best female warriors on the planet, two of the best ever, will settle for boxing matchless quality. Amanda didn’t avoid moving back up in weight or from the battle being in the UK; she grasped winning out and about and solidifying global fame. Taylor versus Serrano isn’t simply the best of ladies’ boxing, it’s the best of what boxing should be.
Adam Smith, Head of Sky Sports Boxing Advancement, stated: We’re completely pleased to include Katie Taylor’s electrifying standoff with Amanda Serrano to the Whyte-Povetkin bill. With Sky Sports expanding its duty to ladies’ game, we’ll be exhibiting the greatest battle of Taylor’s expert profession in the wake of following each progression of her epic excursion.
We’ve seen Serrano’s all-activity style, having secured her short of breath fight with Heather Solid. A radiant multi-weight champion, Serrano now takes on Taylor, Ireland’s stunning star, as two tip top contenders crash in Manchester. Whyte likewise rolls the bones in a high-hazard Heavyweight fight with Povetkin. Two unstable experiences that can just inventory firecrackers for battle fans.