KATIE TAYLOR will face off against Amanda Serrano in ‘the biggest women’s boxing match in history’ on April 30 at Madison Square Garden.
The undefeated Irish star, 35, will set a 20-match unbeaten record as well as an undisputed lightweight title against the Puerto Rican.
The two fighters will meet in 2020 until the Covid-19 pandemic forces the match to be halted.
Now the maker of history Taylortwo-weight world champion, is finally set to go one-on-one against a woman who has held nine major world titles in seven different weight classes.
Serrana is promoted by Jake PaulThe most valuable promotion and the Youtuber tweeted the official poster of the match along with: “The biggest women’s fight in boxing history. We did it @Serranosisters @MostVpromotions.
“Thank you @KatieTaylor @TheGarden @EddieHearn @MatchroomBoxing @DAZNBoxing.”
“This is the fight I’ve been wanting for a long, long time and I’m so excited it’s finally happening because it’s the kind of fight I love in the sport,” Taylor said.
“People have been talking about this fight for years and there was a time when I wondered if it would ever happen so I am very grateful to Eddie Hearn, everyone at Matchroom, DAZN and Madison Square Garden for everything. solved the problem.
“When I turned pro, my goal was to participate in big events like this, so hitting the top at Madison Square Garden in a game of this magnitude was really the pinnacle. of this sport.
“It’s an iconic venue and home to a lot of historic moments in boxing and I really believe this will be another venue.”
Hearn added: “Everybody talks about the biggest fight in women’s boxing, but also one of the biggest fights in boxing.
“We’ve been working hard for a long time in women’s boxing and I’m delighted that the fight is done and at the mecca of boxing, Madison Square Garden.
“They deserve all they get. Two people go ahead. An undisputed champion, a seven-time champion – that would be a big event. ”
https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/17463430/katie-taylor-amanda-serrano-msg-jake-paul/ Jake Paul CONFIRMED ‘biggest women’s boxing match in history’ with Katie Taylor vs Amanda Serrano April 30 at MSG