Amanda Serrano (36-1-1, 27 KOs), will seek to become world champion for the ninth time when she faces the featherweight World Champion (126 lbs) of the World Boxing Organization (WBO), Heather Hardy (22-0, 4 KOs), from Brooklyn, on Friday, September 13 at the Hulu Theater in Madison Square Garden, located in the city of New York and will be broadcast live on DAZN.
“I am super smart and excited for this fight. We have made a good camp with good gloves with technical boxers and hitters. My camp always includes battles with men because they are the only ones who don’t complain,” said the native of Carolina, Puerto Rico, laughing.
“I give them hard and they too and without fear. I know there is no woman with their strength and boxing and I take the opportunity to thank Duke Mikah (23-0, 19 KOs), Pablo Valdés (3-0, 3 KOs), my sister Cindy (Serrano), who He has very fine boxing and amateur boxer Meagan Owen, who is one of the best here in the United States,” said Serrano.
“Everything else is running perfect. I promise Puerto Rico that we will have another world title. ”
Serrano coach and manager Jordan Maldonado explained that “Amanda always trains 100 percent with great aggressiveness and enthusiasm. That is his fighting style, but we include for this camp the renowned coach Gary Stark, Jr., who shook hands with us when it comes to tactical technical boxing.
This is not a change of fighting style, only that you have to be ready for any kind of outcome that may occur. ”
Serrano, is the only female or male exponent in the sport of professional boxing, who has won world titles in seven weight categories under one or several of the four world-renowned bodies (WBO, WBC, WBA and IBF), surpassing the legendary boxers Óscar de la Hoya and Manny Pacquiao, who have won world titles recognized in six weight categories.
The star studded bill will be headed by Devin Haney versus Zaur Abdullaev.