Katie Taylor and Amanda Serrano are set for the biggest women’s boxing match of all time. All this takes place on Saturday night, when the two meet at Madison Square Garden in what will be a historic moment for the sport of boxing as a whole.
Katie Taylor will defend her undisputed women’s lightweight against Amanda Serrano in at the ‘Mecca of Boxing’
Taylor (20-0, 6 KO) comes in the undisputed lightweight champion of the world, and Serrano (42-1-1, 30 KO) a seven-division titleholder who has fought tooth and nail over a 13-year pro career to reach this point.
Here’s what you need to know:
When and What Time Does The Fight Take Place?
The fight is scheduled to take place on Saturday April 30 at the Madison Square Garden. The first time ever two women are headlining at the famous arena.
Katie Taylor and Amanda Serrano are expected to make their ring walks around 3.15am on May 1 – the early hours of Sunday morning.
Where Can I Watch The Fight?
The fight is being broadcast on DAZN. A subscription to the streaming service costs €7.99 a month.
The DAZN app is available globally on most internet-connected devices, including smartphones, tablets, laptops, PCs, and living room devices such as smart TVs, streaming sticks, and game consoles.
Click here to sign up or learn more about DAZN.
Who Else Is Fighting On The Night?
Jessie Vargas v Liam Smith; Super welterweight
Franchon Crews Dezurn v Elin Cederroos; For the WBA, WBC, WBO and IBF super middleweight titles
Galal Yafai v Miguel Cartagena; WBC international flyweight title
Reshat Mati v Joe Eli Hernandez; Welterweight
Khalil Coe v William Langston; Light heavyweight
Austin Williams v Chordale Booker; For the vacant WBA continental Americas middleweight title
Skye Nicolson v Shanecqua Paisley Davis; Women’s featherweight
This is set to start at 12:30am Irish Time, with Katie Taylor and Amanda Serrano set to walk out at 3am.
This has been THE fight to make and it’s just hours away.
Not only is this a historic match but it is also going to be incredibly close. The two fighters are two top pound-for-pound fighter in the world and also completely differ stylisticly.
Serrano is the more heavy handed puncher while Katie Taylor is absolutely the more superior boxer in terms of movement, speed and timing. The two styles set this up to be a barnstorming encounter with a perfect mix that may see this fight go the distance.
It is set to be be rugged and grueling, and a fight that will go down in history for the promotion and numbers outside of the ring but also the boxing in the ring.