Amanda Serrano is set to face Sarah Mahfoud in the boxing ring this weekend as she looks to stake a claim for the IBF title.The Puerto Rican will be eager to bounce back after suffering only her second defeat of her professional career against the undisputed lightweight champion Katie Taylor earlier this year. After a frustrating few month, Serrano will look to return to winning ways and earn her 43rd KO victory - however Mahfoud will be a tough opponent.
When is Amanda Serrano vs Sarah Mahfoud?
Amanda Serrano vs Sarah Mahfoud is scheduled to take place this weekend on Saturday 24th September at Manchester Arena.
This is Mahfoud’s first professional fight outside Denmark, while this is also Serrano’s first bout in the UK.
The card is set to get underway at 7pm BST, though it is unclear what time Serrano vs Mahfoud will begin.
Serrano vs Mahfoud: What has been said?
Amanda Serrano said: “I feel very happy because it is a division in which I feel comfortable. Also, I want to get one more title at 126 pounds.
“I want to be the undisputed champion.
“This is the first step. I’m ready. I go in with everything and without fear, as always.
“I am confident that I am going to win because this is my weight. No one can beat me at 126.”
On a rematch with Taylor, Serrano added: “I feel happy because I think I won the first fight.
“I want to have the opportunity to fight her and win and prove that I am one of the best. I have the talent for it.”
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