Amanda Serrano sealed a unprecedented victory on Saturday night time time which might direct to a tremendous-battle versus Katie Taylor.
Serrano sailed to a unanimous selection victory over Miriam Gutierrez in Florida, a 7 days following her longstanding rival Taylor remained undefeated in opposition to Firuza Sharipova.
They might now be on a 2022 collision system for 1 of the perfect fights in ladies’s boxing.
Puerto Rico’s Serrano is a seven-fat globe champion whose sole decline in 44 fights was nearly a decade in the past.
Eire’s Taylor is the undisputed lightweight winner and has obtained all 20 of her skilled fights.
Serrano at current holds the unified featherweight championship however, on Saturday, she stepped as much as light-weight in an signal that an settlement to fight Taylor could maybe be shut.
She shone inside the opening spherical from Gutierrez, peppering her with razor-sharp punches and looking out an early full.
Serrano hurt Gutierrez with a general physique shot within the fourth spherical.
Gutierrez, a former opponent of Taylor’s, was able to outlive until the last word bell however Serrano prolonged her profitable streak to a twenty eighth fight.
The scores had been 99-91, 99-90 and 100-90.
One of the vital intriguing fights within the exercise, regarding Serrano and Taylor, could now await.
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Saturday January 29 – BOXXER in Cardiff
Chris Eubank Jr vs Liam Williams
Claressa Shields vs Ema Kozin – IBF, WBA and WBC middleweight titles
Saturday February 19 – BOXXER in Manchester
Amir Khan vs Kell Brook
Saturday February 26 – Main Rank in Glasgow
Josh Taylor vs Jack Catterall – undisputed super-lightweight titles