Amanda Serrano Throwing Kicks Ahead of PFL MMA Debut Sends Combat World Into a Frenzy

Published 11/12/2023, 9:55 PM EST

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Ahead of her Undisputed Featherweight title defense against Heather Hardy, Amanda Serrano, in an exclusive partnership, joined the Super Fight Division of PFL to pursue her secondary sport – MMA. In her opinion, the revolutionary format that PFL has introduced would help her elevate her career to new heights. In this context, following her historic bout against Danila Ramos where both women boxed for 12 3-minute rounds, Serrano revealed how she has been preparing for her PFL debut.

While combat sports fans are well aware of Serrano’s boxing abilities, the undisputed featherweight champion offered her followers a glimpse of her kicks. Undoubtedly, her fans are now excited to see her return to MMA. And on that note, here is what they are saying.

Amanda Serrano impresses Cris Cyborg and fans with her low kicks


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In MMA, Serrano is so far undefeated with 2 wins and 1 draw. In that connection, as she now inches closer to making her PFL debut, Serrano feels she must prepare herself well to keep her record unbeaten. As a result, besides boxing, the 35-year-old is now regularly working on her JiuJitsu, wrestling, and kicks. And in the brief clip that she shared, Serrano is seen landing sharp and relaxed low kicks on a heavy bag. In this context, as she uploaded the clip on X, former UFC Featherweight title holder, Cris Cyborg encouraged ‘The Real Deal.’

Looking good champ!” said Cyborg.

In her reply, humble Serrano announced she would be grateful if she could only be “a quarter of how great you are.”

Meanwhile, a fan could not wait for Serrano’s PFL Debut:

On the other hand, one referred to Holly Holm who was a champion in both MMA and boxing.

However, one admitted that they loved Serrano’s kicks.

Finally, a fan suggested ‘The Real Deal’ was one of the best fighters in the sport.

While fans are now eager to see Serrano’s PFL debut, what ‘The Real Deal’ feels about her partnership with the league is worthy of notice.


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Serrano will deliver unforgettable performances in PFL

According to Serrano, one of the reasons she joined the league lay in the fact that PFL is committed to “promoting high-profile, pay-per-view events” featuring some of the best athletes in the world. In addition, she feels the league preserves gender equality through equal fighter pay and subsequently helps female fighters achieve the recognition they deserve in the sport.


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In this context, following her deal, Serrano said, “I can’t wait to step back into the cage. And deliver thrilling performances and unforgettable moments for fans around the world.” With that said, are you eager to see Serrano return to MMA? In addition, what do you think of her low kicks? Let us know in the comments below.

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Written by:

Samrat Sardar


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Samrat Sardar is a senior boxing writer at Essentially Sports. Having written over 1000+ articles, his coverage of Mike Tyson and Floyd Mayweather has received widespread recognition. However, his interest lies in stories pertaining to any shred of injustice or corruption happening in the world of boxing.
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Arijit Saha