Puerto Rican boxer Amanda Serrano will face Katie Taylor on April 30 at Madison Square Garden in New York, in a fight in which the Irish will expose all her lightweight titles ( 61 kilograms/135 pounds) for the sixth time.
The promoters of the evening informed this Thursday through a statement that it is the first boxing event at Madison Square Garden in which a women’s fight will be the main event of the night.
Taylor (20-0 6 KOs) will expose all of his lightweight titles for the sixth time since defeating Delfine Persoon in June 2019.
The Irishwoman had previously defeated Serrano’s sister, Cindy, in a fight held in the American city of Boston.
Serrano (42-1-1 30 KOs) has been a world champion in seven divisions, which was a record.
The Puerto Rican boxer defeated Daniela Bermúdez last March, after having defeated Yamileth Mercado in August and beating Miriam Gutiérrez on two separate cards.
Amanda was the 2021 Female Fighter of the Year for DAZN, ESPN and WBC, among others.
“It’s a dream come true to have the opportunity to headline at Madison Square Garden and do it against one of the greatest female boxers of all time, Katie Taylor,” Serrano said.
“Since I was a girl, my only boyfriend has been boxing. I have dedicated my life to it and this event makes that commitment worth every minute. On April 30 I am going to make history for myself, for my team, for my family, for Puerto Rico, for every Latina and Latino, and for all women worldwide,” she said.