Amanda Serrano will defend her WBC, WBO, and IBO female lightweight titles against Yamileth Mercado as the co-main event of Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley on August 29, 2021. Ahead of this intriguing title clash, here are 5 must-know facts about Amanda Serrano.
Serrano had also dipped her toes in other combat sports. She is undefeated 2-0-1 (W-L-D) in her professional MMA career.
Serrano is the only professional boxer from Puerto Rico to win world titles in more than four weight classes. Moreover, 'The Real Deal' is also the only female in the world to win titles in more than four weight classes.
Serrano holds the Guinness World Record for the most boxing world championships won in different weight classes by a female, having held 9 major world titles across seven different weight classes.
Amanda's elder sister Cindy Serrano is also a well-accomplished professional boxer. Cindy is a former WBA and IBF female lightweight champion.
'The Real Deal' has been awarded the Female Boxer of the Year Award twice (2016 and 2018) by the WBO.