Amanda Serrano Gives Her Verdict On Mikaela Mayer’s Loss To Natasha Jonas

Published 01/20/2024, 11:55 PM EST

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In an electrifying contest, Natasha Jonas successfully defended her IBF welterweight title against Mikaela Mayer, securing a split decision triumph in Liverpool. Demonstrating clever shot selection and superior power from the beginning of the fight, Jonas set the early tempo before Mayer, a former super-featherweight champion, adjusted her strategy. However, even that did not prove to be enough against Jonas.

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As Mayer’s diverse offensive tactics and effective backing hinted at a potential lead, Jonas had to stage a comeback in the final rounds to retain her championship. Ultimately, Jonas emerged victorious with scorecards reading 96-94, 93-97, 96-95. Even the female unified champion Amanda Serrano was impressed by the fight’s intensity and shared her thoughts on the thrilling showdown.

Amanda Serrano on the need for the rematch for the title bout

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As the fight concluded, Mayer shared her disappointment in the result as she hoped for a potential rematch. She stated, “It’s disappointing, but what am I going to do? I just hope that Tasha will be the stand-up champ that she is and give me another shot”. And it seems that the female unified featherweight champion Amanda Serrano agreed with the point. Taking to social media Serrano pressed for a rematch. She wrote, “Absolutely! A rematch has to happen. No ones stock drops.”

Reacting to her comment, one fan shared her agreement with the champion, writing, “Agreed! 96-94 Mayer was my score.” Serrano took the chance to further elaborate on the topic, writing, “It was a massive win for us women. Some of the rds were super close and tough to score. @Timbradleyjr was on point in his post fight analysis.”

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Overall, Serrano appeared to be sharing similar emotions as the fans, expecting an electrifying rematch. Though for now it still remains to be seen if Jonas will give Mayer a second chance or not. In the meantime here’s the full card result for the event.

Natasha Jonas vs. Mikaela Mayer fight card result

In a thrilling night of boxing on January 20, Natasha Jonas successfully defended her IBF world title against Mikaela Mayer. The excitement extended beyond the headline bout, with seven other fighters claiming triumph in their respective matches. Among the victors was British super middleweight Mark Jeffers, who not only retained his English super middleweight championship but also overcame a challenging situation. Jeffers revealed on social media that he had reportedly broken his hand in the second round of the fight.

 

 

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Transitioning to the undercard results, Zak Chelli, Karriss Artingstall, Aaron McKenna, Jack Massey, Mikie Tallon, and Ste Clarke all emerged victorious. The diverse outcomes of these matches added to the overall excitement of the event.

Overall, the fight night not only witnessed Jonas and Jeffers successfully defending their titles but also showcased the talents of several other fighters who left the arena with their hands raised in victory. What do you think about the fight night? Do share your thoughts in the comments below.

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