ANY long run chance of Amanda Serrano getting a rematch with Katie Taylor may well be over, in line with the Puerto Rican.
The 34-year-old watched her rival lose to Chantelle Cameron 18-0 (8) over the weekend. Because of this, Serrano believes that the Irishwoman will now be focusing on avenging her first ever loss striking any hope of Taylor-Serrano 2 at the shelf.
“Katie is a warrior and he or she’s a real fighter and he or she’s gonna wanna get that again and I do know that’s going to be on her thoughts 100%,” she mentioned all through an look on The MMA Hour.
“Dropping hurts. It sucks bigtime and being [at] house it will have to have harm much more. I’m simply hoping she will mentally be in a position for the rematch. I appreciate what Katie’s gonna do and that’s getting the rematch.”
In April 2022 Taylor 22-1 (6) and Serrano 44-2-1 (30) produced an all-time nice struggle after they fought at Madison Sq. Lawn. On the finish of 10 motion packed rounds the Dubliner was once awarded a break up resolution and retained her undisputed light-weight championship.
A rematch had seemed most likely when each girls agreed to satisfy on Might 20 in Eire. The unique venue of Croke Park was once dominated out because of prices then Serrano suffered an harm. Taylor sought after the unique date stored and a brand new opponent discovered. Cameron stepped in and effectively defended her personal undisputed super-lightweight crown on the 3Arena within the Irish capital.
“I had injured my hand after I fought Miriam Gutierrez in Tampa (December 2021),” Serrano defined.
“She was once a tricky sturdy woman and took the whole thing I gave her, and my hand felt it. Each and every struggle after that I felt it and in coaching, I felt it.”
Serrano fought an extra 3 times with the problematic hand sooner than deciding she needed to have the problem addressed.
“The hand is just right now. I began coaching a few weeks in the past. I’ve handiest been the usage of larger gloves. I gotta teach sensible,” she mentioned.
The undisputed featherweight champion returns on August 5 to shield her belts towards Heather Hardy 24-2 (4) in Dallas.