Hulu Theater, New York Metropolis – For the undisputed featherweight crown, with the WBA, IBF, IBO, WBC, WBO titles at stake, Amanda Serrano (44-2-1, 30 KOs) fought by means of fireplace to win a ten spherical unanimous choice over Erika Cruz (15-2, 3 KOs). (pictures by Ed Mulholland)
The scores had been 98-92, 98-92 and 97-93.
There wasn’t a lot from Cruz within the first, however they had been swinging away with a whole lot of punches within the second. Cruz was touchdown, however Serrano was connecting with the heavier pictures. Within the third spherical, a conflict of heads opened up a nasty lower on the hairline of Cruz. Through the fourth, Cruz got here out firing and going to conflict with Serrano. They had been in shut buying and selling for a lot of the spherical. And extra of the identical within the fifth.
Within the sixth, Cruz was badly damage with a number of massive pictures. She was out on her toes as Serrano was attempting to complete her off. Cruz was simply swinging away to make it out of the spherical. The seventh noticed them go proper again to buying and selling punches in shut for the whole spherical. The blood from Cruz’s lower was throughout each boxers.
The motion slowed down within the eight. Each had moments, however the face of Cruz was a bloody mess from her lower. Serrano was going again to her boxing within the ninth, as Cruz slowed down and was actually bothered by the lower on her head. The tenth and remaining spherical noticed Cruz come out to brawl with Serrano, who was connecting with the larger punches. Each boxers had been bloody from Cruz’s lower whereas they traded till the bell.