AMANDA SERRANO set up the ‘biggest fight in women’s boxing history’ with Katie Taylor by battering Miriam Gutierrez.
The sensational, seven-division world champion dominated Spaniard Gutierrez over ten rounds.
Amanda Serrano batterred Miriam GutierrezCredit: @ShowtimeBoxing
Serrano’s win, which served as co-headliner for Jake Paul’s rematch with Tyron Woodley, means a blockbuster with Ireland’s Taylor is almost guaranteed.
She said: “MVP baby, I hope I made you guys proud. Jake Paul, Nakisa, and everybody in the crowd who came out to see.
“Everybody who purchased the pay-per-view, thank you and this is for women’s boxing, I’m doing it for all of us, baby.”
Taylor, undisputed at lightweight, kept her end of the bargain with a win over Firuza Sharipova in Liverpool.
A week later and Serrano followed suit, meaning the two boxing superstars are on course for a historic clash.
Taylor, 35, in 2019 beat Serrano’s sister Cindy, 39, and was last year in talks to face Amanda, 33.
But amid the coronavirus pandemic, the super-fight broke down and on the second attempt, a deal could not be agreed.
Now, Serrano is managed by YouTube star-turned boxer Paul, 24, and his Most Valuable Promotions stable alongside advisor Nakisa Bidarian.
Olympic 2012 gold medalist Taylor admitted she had no problem with the social media sensation leading negotiations for the potentially record-breaking bout.
She told The MMA Hour this week: “Obviously just there’s been so much controversy and criticism over Jake Paul being involved in boxing and getting these fights going.
“If he’s the person to make the fight happen between me and Amanda Serrano, I’m not complaining at all about him being involved in boxing.
“He’s obviously pretty much promoting Amanda Serrano now, and so he’s obviously going to play a big part in getting this fight over the line as well.
“So yeah, like I said, I have no problems with him being involved in boxing if it means that he’s going to make the biggest fight in women’s boxing history happen.”
Taylor added: “It’s probably the biggest fight in women’s boxing history, and what an amazing privilege and honour to be in this position.”
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