Taylor, that won a gold medal in the 2012 Olympics, remains unbeaten and also enhances her job document to 21-0 and also 6 kos.
The 35-year-old won by means of a split choice before an ability group at the Yard, effectively protecting her females’s light-weight titles in the WBA, IBF, WBO and also WBC.
The spell finished in stunning style as both boxers, noticeably tired, frantically attempted to land their last strikes.
It was Taylor, bloodied and also unstable on her feet after taking hefty shots from Serrano in the 5th round, that was stated the victor.
” I understood entering into it I was mosting likely to remain in the trenches at some phase,” Taylor claimed, according to Reuters.
” She’s an incredible competitor, an excellent, wonderful individual, and also I had the heart and also the ability and also I understood I was mosting likely to have the ability to come through.”
Serrano’s document currently stands at 42-2-1 and also 30 kos. She has actually made globe titles throughout 7 weight courses varying from 115 to 140 extra pounds. In 2015, Serrano, 33, effectively protected her WBO and also WBC featherweight titles.
” We’re 2 wonderful champs in our prime and also it’s mosting likely to create such a remarkable battle,” Taylor claimed. “I assume stylistically we could do really, quite possibly with each other. She’s undoubtedly an extremely, really hostile competitor therefore am I. So, I assume it’s mosting likely to be an extremely, really interesting battle.”
The suit noted the very first time 2 females were headlining at the “Globe’s The majority of Famous Sector.” It was additionally the boxing’s initial battle in between the pound-for-pound No. 1 and also No. 2 because 2008, when Manny Pacquiao beat Juan Manuel Marquez.
As a veteran leader in the sporting activity, Taylor claimed her very own success isn’t sufficient, claiming she additionally desires various other females fighters to be raised.
” I seem like we have actually covered a great deal of ground over the last couple of years in regards to the income and also the bags, however I still seem like we still have a lengthy means to go as well,” she informed CNN.
” It’s not alright that myself and also Amanda are simply the ones that are obtaining the huge incomes, however that needs to rollover onto the various other women boxers too and also I really hope that can take place.”
Saturday’s suit was initially arranged to be held May 2, 2020, however was held off because of the Covid-19 pandemic.