Amanda Serrano (31-1-1, 23 KOs) capitalized on the opportunity to fight in the first women’s world title fight on English-language national television in nearly a decade, with a dominating performance in victory. Serrano defended her WBO Junior Featherweight World Championship over former two-division world champion Yazmin Rivas (35-10-1, 10 KOs) via unanimous decision. The judges scored the bout 97-97, 98-92, 99-91. … Read Article
January 14th celebrates a prestigious World Boxing Council female Diamond super bantamweight Championship, between Yazmín “Rusita” Rivas and Amanda Serrano, stoking the traditional pugilistic rivalry between Mexico and Puerto Rico.
High quality international women’s boxing, only reached after a prolonged titanic fight to establish recognition for striving female fighters.… Read Article
The World Boxing Council and the entire fight family are gearing up for a great start to 2017 with extravaganzas this January.
We started with a great card on January 14th at the Barclays Center in New York, with a clash between undefeated Ievgen Khytrov (14-0-0, 12 KO’S) and Immanuwel Aleem (16-0-1, 9 KO’S) with the WBC Middleweight Silver title on the stake. … Read Article
Four-division world champion Amanda Serrano hosted media at the Mendez Gym in New York on Thursday as she nears her championship defense against former champion Yazmin Rivas on Saturday, January 14 from Barclays Center in Brooklyn and live on SHOWTIME EXTREME.
The Serrano vs. Rivas fight is the first nationally televised women’s world title bout in nearly a decade and will headline action on SHOWTIME EXTREME. Coverage starts at 7 p.m. ET/PT and features Ievgen … Read Article
The only two Puerto Rican-born world champions in boxing are set to show their skills and heart for boxing fans in New York as Jose “Sniper” Pedraza and Amanda “Real Deal” Serrano defend their titles on Saturday, January 14 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn and live on SHOWTIME. … Read Article
Junior featherweight world champion and Brooklyn-native Amanda “The Real Deal” Serrano (30-1-1, 23 KOs) is set to battle former two-division world champion Yazmin Rivas (35-9-1, 10 KOs) in the first nationally televised women’s world title bout in nearly a decade on Saturday, January 14, live on SHOWTIME EXTREME from Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
The last nationally televised female world title fight was Mary Jo Saunders vs. Valerie Mahfood on March 30, 2007 (ESPN2).… Read Article
Russian welterweight Radzhab Butaev improved to 3-0 (3 KOs) last night with a fourth-round knockout over Jonathan Batista at the Grady Cole Center, in Charlotte, NC. Butaev began pumping a stiff jab early on out-boxing Batista, whose roughhouse tactics cost him two points for low blows. In round two, Butaev landed a thudding left hook to the ribs from which his foe never really recovered. A left hook-straight right combination in the fourth felled Batista … Read Article
Female boxing sensation Amanda Serrano (29-1-1, 22 KOs) will fight in Puerto Rico for the second time this year when she takes on Hungarian Alexandra Lazar tomorrow, October 18, at the Hotel Caribe Hilton, in San Juan, during the annual WBO Convention, with the vacant WBO junior featherweight title at stake.… Read Article
Brooklyn-native and WBO Featherweight World Champion Amanda Serrano (28-1-1, 21 KOs) will defend her title on a stacked night of action at Barclays Center as she takes on Colombia’s Calixta Silgado (14-6-3, 9 KOs) Saturday, July 30 in Brooklyn. … Read Article
On April 22, 2016, history was made in Puerto Rico’s professional boxing, when a female boxing match was the featured bout of the evening, held in the city of Trujillo Alto, where the four-time world champion in three divisions, Amanda ‘The Real Deal’ Serrano ( 28-1-1, 21 KO’s ) defeated the number 6th ranked, Edina ‘DNA’ Kiss of Budapest, Hungary by TKO in the fourth round.… Read Article