Serrano will look to become the undisputed featherweight champion against Erika Cruz


Puerto Rican boxer Amanda Serrano He will try to seize the Mexican Erika Cruz The World Boxing Association (WBA) featherweight title the next one February 4 at Madison Square Garden in New York (United States).

Serrano on the brink of making history. ‘The Real Deal’ -with a professional record of 43 wins, 2 losses and one null- is looking to capture the last belt he doesn’t have at 126 pounds. He will try to become the first undisputed champion in the history of Puerto Rico in the boxing mecca.

“This is an important moment, not only for me and my career, but also for Puerto Rico”he said Highlander to later add: “I’m looking forward to getting into the ring at Madison Square Garden to face a champion like Erika Cruz and make history.”

Erika Cruz -15 wins (3 knockouts) and 1 loss- won the WBA crown after defeating Canadian Jelena Mrdjenovich in 2021 and has since had two successful defenses. One against his compatriot Melissa Esquivel and another against the former Canadian champion himself.

“I am grateful that I have finally been given this opportunity after many years of work. I was always fighting against everything, but God was on my side and gave me the strength to achieve my goals. It’s time to make history and give Mexico its first unified champion at 126 pounds,” Cruz said.

In the evening, which can be seen on DAZN, the superpluca title between Alycia Baumgardner and Elhem Mekhaled will also be played. Spaniard Tania Álvarez will fight for the WBC Silver featherweight title.

Source: La Verdad


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