Natasha Jonas can become a two-weight world champion with victory over Canada's Kandi Wyatt.

Jonas is dropping down to 147lbs from super-welterweight and she's making a similar impact after capturing three of the four world titles available at 154lbs.

Here's everything you need to know about Natasha Jonas vs. Kandi Wyatt. 

Kandi Wyatt vs Natasha Jonas

When is Kandi Wyatt vs Natasha Jonas?

Date: Saturday, July 1

Time: at 11 a.m. ET / 8 a.m. PT

The fight will be held at the AO Arena Manchester in Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom.

What has been said?

"Every camp I am improving, I'm evolving, I'm learning new skills and reaching new levels, so to me it would be foolish to stop now. The best-ever version of Natasha Jonas will be stepping into that ring on July 1," Jonas said.

"Every time I think I've done enough in the sport, another opportunity presents itself to step things up. If there's one thing that I always try and impress upon my daughter and on young people in general it's to keep going, work hard and try your best."

The move down to 147lbs will put Jonas on course for further big fights at welterweight, if she is victorious.

"I'm very excited to see Natasha Jonas at welterweight because I feel like it's actually her more natural weight. When you look at what she's achieved in the last year alone - three world titles and the Fighter Of The Year 2022 award from the British Boxing Board of Control - you know you're looking at an extra-special competitor," BOXXER promoter Ben Shalom said.

"Becoming a two-weight world champion, holding belts in two weight classes at the same time, is an incredibly difficult thing to accomplish, but it's exactly the kind of challenge which brings out the best in Natasha Jonas.

"She's inspired a lot of Britain's female boxers - not least her fellow Olympian and BOXXER welterweight Lauren Price - and I'm looking forward to watching her write another chapter of her incredible story in Manchester on July 1."

“The running joke in boxing is nobody likes southpaws — like southpaws don’t even like southpaws,” Wyatt said. “I can’t control that she’s a left-handed boxer. So the only thing I can control is how we adjust my training — and that’s exactly what we did. I’ve added a couple tools to my tool belt to fight a southpaw.”


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