Everything You Need To Know About Katie Taylor Vs Amanda Serrano

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19:43, 24 Apr 2022

The biggest fight in women’s boxing history is set to descend on the boxing Mecca that is Madison Square Garden next weekend. 

In the first female fight to headline MSG in its epic 140-year history, Katie Taylor puts her status as the undisputed lightweight champion on the line when she takes on Amanda Serrano, a bona fide legend of the women’s fight game and seven-weight world champion. 

That blockbuster main event is joined by a rock-solid undercard that sees Liam Smith take on Jessie Vargas and Galal Yafai fight for the WBC international flyweight strap. Here’s everything you need to know ahead of an incredible night in the Big Apple… 

Where: Madison Square Garden, New York

When: Saturday, April 30   

How To Watch: The card will stream live on DAZN in over 200 countries across the globe. The main card is scheduled to begin at 12:30am UK time with the main event ring walks scheduled for 3:15am.

Tale of the Tape:

Taylor

Place Of Birth: Bray, Ireland

Age: 35

Alias: The Bray Bomber

Record: 20-0 (6)

Height: 5’5’’

Reach: 66’’

Stance: Orthodox

Last Fight: The Bray Bomber beat Kazakhstan’s Firuza Sharipova via unanimous decison on the undercard of Conor Benn vs Chris Algeri in Liverpool back in December.

Serrano

Place Of Birth: Carolina, Puerto Rico

Age: 33

Alias: The Real Deal

Record: 42-1-1 (30)

Height: 5’5½’’ 

Reach: 65½’’ 

Stance: Southpaw

Last Fight: Serrano scored a unanimous decision win over former Katie Taylor foe Miriam Gutierrez in Tampa in December, a week after Taylor’s win over Sharipova.

Amanda Serrano
Amanda Serrano

What They Say:

Taylor

“Amanda Serrano is a fantastic fighter, she’s a great champion and she’s not here for no reason. She deserves this opportunity as well. She’s been pioneering her own way and that’s why this fight is the best in female boxing history.  We have champion versus champion. The best versus the best and this is why this fight is so special.

“This fight is at Madison Square Garden, the most iconic venue in boxing. The Mecca of boxing, really. You think of Madison Square Garden, and you think the likes of Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier these kinds of fights.

“It’s definitely a 50-50 fight. I think that a lot of people will have me, and a lot of people will have her before the fight. I love being involved in these kinds of fights.”

Full Card (Subject To Change):

  • Katie Taylor vs. Amanda Serrano - WBA, WBC, WBO and IBF world lightweight titles

  • Jessie Vargas vs. Liam Smith - super welterweight

  • Franchon Crews Dezurn vs. Elin Cederroos - WBA, WBC, WBO and IBF super middleweight titles

  • Galal Yafai vs. Miguel Cartagena - WBC international flyweight title

  • Reshat Mati vs. Joe Eli Hernandez - welterweight

  • Khalil Coe vs. William Langston - light heavyweight

  • Austin Williams vs. Chordale Booker - WBA continental Americas middleweight title

  • Skye Nicolson vs. Shanecqua Paisley Davis - featherweight

Betfred Odds (Subject To Change):

  • Taylor: 6/5

  • Draw: 12/1

  • Serrano: 4/5

Betfred's Taylor vs Serrano Fight Odds*

*18+ | BeGambleAware

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