What Flag Does Amanda Serrano Carry? – Nationality, Ethnicity, and Religion

Published 08/29/2021, 9:28 AM EDT


Amanda Serrano will defend her WBC, WBO, and IBO women’s featherweight titles against the WBC women’s super bantamweight champion, Yamileth Mercado. This intriguing champion vs. champion bout will take place on August 29, 2021, at the Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley boxing event.

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As per BoxRec, Serrano was born in Puerto Rico, and as a result, her nationality is Puerto Rican. The ‘Real Deal’ currently resides in Brooklyn, New York, USA, to pursue her professional boxing career. She proudly carries the Puerto Rican flag in her bouts. As of August 2021, there is no information on Serrano’s ethnicity and religion.

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Serrano holds several professional boxing records as a proud Puerto Rican. 

‘The Real Deal’ is also the only female in the world to win titles in more than four weight classes. Moreover, she also holds the Guinness World Record for the most boxing world championships won in different weight classes by a female. As of August 2021, she has held nine major world titles across seven different weight classes. 

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Amanda Serrano: The pride of Puerto Rico

Serrano has a magnificent professional boxing record of 40-1-1 (W-L-D). She is a knockout artist, having secured 75% of her victories in this manner (30 knockouts). Moreover, the above-mentioned championship achievements are just a few amongst her several other accolades.

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She was awarded the WBO Female Boxer of the Year Award twice (2016 and 2018). Furthermore, the ‘Real Deal’ is ranked third in the women’s pound-for-pound rankings by ESPN and The Ring. Also, per BoxRec, she is second in the pound-for-pound rankings. 

As she has successfully achieved these many accolades, the entire nation of Puerto Rico proudly considers Serrano their true champion. Moreover, she is a well-respected professional boxer not only in Puerto Rico, but all over the world. 

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Now, Serrano will want to continue her legacy with a spectacular victory against Yamileth Mercado on August 29. 

Is Amanda Serrano the best Puerto Rican boxer in the world? Will she steal the show from the main event clash between Jake Paul and Tyron Woodley?

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Arman Khan

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Arman Khan is a UFC author for EssentiallySports. He began following combat sports when Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor competed in 'The Money Fight' in 2017. 'The Notorious' attracted Arman to the UFC and he became an ardent fan of professional fighting as he could draw parallels with the action from his combat sports experience and break down techniques such as striking and striking defense lucidly for the casual fans.

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