Mikaela Mayer Mocks Terri Harper’s Call-Out: “Better Than Nothing I Guess”

Published 11/14/2020, 7:38 PM EST


Following a successful title defense via TKO against Katharina Thanderz, WBO and IBO super featherweight champion Terri Haper has already found her next opponent in Mikaela Mayer.

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Although the matchup is far away from receiving an official call, both the world champions have verbally agreed to lock horns. While Harper is fresh from her sensational win, she doesn’t want to get carried away with it. Instead, she vowed to return to the gym soon to prepare for her upcoming fight.

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In the post-fight interview, ‘Belter’ called out the WBO female super featherweight champion Mayer for a blockbuster title unification bout. Since both of them are also unbeaten, it will add some more thrill to the mix.

That said, Mayer has already accepted the challenge. The American also had a huge win against Ewa Brodnicka on October 31 and is currently one of the hot prospects in the sport. It’s no surprise that she hasn’t hesitated a bit to accept the offer thrown by Harper.

Mikaela Mayer and Terri Harper are ready for a fight

After having registered the eleventh win of her pro career, Harper was confident about getting the win against Mayer. ‘Belter’ said, “I want to fight the best, I am coming for you Mayer.”

Meanwhile, Mayer also has the chance to hand her a defeat. Akin to Harper, she is also unbeaten and boasts of a 14-0 professional record. That said, her aura has been reflected in her recent win. First, she teased Harper for a matchup with a cheeky tweet.

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In the following one, she gladly promised to encounter Terri Harper inside the squared circle. She wrote, “Wait so I watched that whole video just to hear.. “I’ll beh punchen ha face very soon.” Better than nothing I guess… Loll atta gayl I accept.”

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Harper is one of the biggest elite at Matchroom; Mikaela Mayer holds a similar status at Top Rank. Thus, promotional rivalry can also be a huge element in the fight. If booked, it will be one of the biggest fights in women’s boxing history.

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.

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