Taylor And Serrano Meet In Historic Clash On April 30

Katie Taylor and Amanda Serrano are set to make history in an epic battle for the undisputed lightweight title for Taylor at Madison Square Garden in New York on Saturday, April 30th, live on DAZN.

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Years of work, the biggest fight ever in women’s boxing between the #1 and #2 fighters in the world is a battle that will not only make boxing history, but the history of women’s sports. MSG hosted thousands of battles during its illustrious years, which began over a century ago on July 17, 1882; Now, 140 years later, this match finally marks the first time that two female fighters have topped a combat sporting event in the “world’s most famous arena”.

Irish icon Taylor (20-0 6 KOs) puts all of his lightweight belts on the line for the sixth time since her June 2019 victory in a war with Delfine Persoon and beat the Belgian in the rematch in England before fending off challenges from Miriam Gutierrez, Natasha Jonas, Jennifer Hahn and Firuza Sharipova – and there Additional spice to the fight as Taylor beat sister Amanda Cindy in Boston in October 2018.

Puerto Rican superstar Serrano (42-1-1 30 KOs) already has an unrivaled legacy in the sport as a seven-weight world champion. The Brooklyn-based champion entered the decisive bout in sparkling form after Daniela Bermudez was sent off last March, dominating Yamileth Mercado in August and defeating Miriam Gutierrez on two separate cards with co-star Jake Paul. Amanda was named 2021 Fighter of the Year for DAZN, ESPN, and WBC, among others.

“This is a fight I’ve been wanting for a long time, and I’m excited that it finally happens because these are the fights I’ve been involved in in the sport,” Taylor said. “People have been talking about this fight for years, and there have been times when I wondered if it would ever happen, so I’m so grateful to Eddie Hearn, everyone at Matchroom, DAZN and Madison Square Garden for crossing the line.

“When I became a professional, my goal was to be involved in huge events like this, so to headline at Madison Square Garden in a fight of this magnitude is really the pinnacle of the sport. It is an iconic place and has been home to so many historical moments in boxing and I really believe this is going to be a place else “.

“It’s a dream come true to have the opportunity to headline Madison Square Garden and do it against one of the greatest boxers of all time in Katie Taylor,” said Serrano. “Since I was a little girl, my only friend has been boxing. I have dedicated my life to him, and this event makes this commitment worth every minute. On April 30th, I will make history for me, for my team, for my family, for Puerto Rico, for every Latina and Latina and for all women around the world “.

From the moment Katie Taylor walked into my office, promoter Eddie Hearn said, this is the moment we’ve always dreamed of. “The moment the world stops and watches and watches the two greatest fighters on the planet headline the mecca of boxing, Madison Square Garden.

“Taylor vs. Serrano is a fight for the history books. Yes, it’s the biggest women’s fight ever, but it’s also one of the biggest ever, the undisputed world and Olympic champion against the seventh division world champion.

“Both fighters deserve credit for taking this fight, as Jack Paul and his team do at Most Valuable Promotions, DAZN, and Madison Square Garden – together we’ll have a special night in New York and create a fitting scene for these pioneers to shine.”

“We are honored to be a part of this historic event, spearheaded by two historically dominant women. We anticipate a fight of all time and have the utmost respect and admiration for Katie Taylor. But make no mistake, we stand by Amanda Cyrano and know she will prove to the world that she is the greatest female boxer ever to enter the ring. This More than just a fight, this is forever.”

“This is without a doubt the biggest fight in women’s boxing history,” said Ed Breeze, DAZN EVP, Rights. “Kate Taylor is a pioneer in the sport, with an exemplary amateur record and pivotal in pushing women’s boxing into the mainstream. Cyrano is a true legend and will be Taylor’s toughest test to date. This will be an amazing fight and also one for the history books, and we are thrilled to present this exciting moment in the The history of boxing and sports for DAZN subscribers around the world.

As the first woman ever to make headlines at Madison Square Garden, Taylor and Cyrano will meet face-to-face in the Big Apple on the first leg of a world press tour next Wednesday, February 2 — timed in honor of the National Girls and Women on Sports Day, a day of celebration in the States United recognizes the achievements of mathematics and recognizes the importance of equal opportunities in sport for girls and women. Billie Jean King – tennis icon, equality champion, and founder of the Women’s Sports Foundation – is thrilled that the fight will take center stage in the legendary arena.

“Taylor’s fight against Cyrano at Madison Square Garden is a historic battle and it is only fitting that it takes place at a venue that has hosted so many important tournaments in the sport,” King said. “These two women break barriers and open doors for others by being the main event rather than the bottom card, fighting for one of boxing’s biggest paychecks and showing everyone that if you can see it, you can be.”

“Saturday, April 30th will be another historic night for boxing at Madison Square Garden,” said Joel Fisher, Executive Vice President, MSG Marquee Events. “The park has been home to some of the most iconic events in boxing history, and Amanda Cyrano and Katie Taylor will usher in another legendary night, becoming the first woman to headline a show at the Boxing Mecca. We wish them well and congratulate them on this groundbreaking achievement.”

Details about the London press conference will be announced in early February in due course. In addition, more information to be released soon about the battle will not only be available worldwide on DAZN, but also through satellite and cable pay-per-view providers in the US.

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