Hearn on Taylor-Serrano Rematch: Serrano Should Be Actively In search of That Rematch
Eddie Hearn thinks the onus is on Amanda Serrano to call for a rematch with Katie Taylor.
The New York-based Puerto Rican and Ireland’s Taylor traded punches for 10 rounds in their very popular undisputed girls’s lightweight championship bout at Madison Sq. Garden in April. Their frustrating slugfest ended with Taylor a hit a razor close reduce up answer and had numerous the boxing global riveted.
The battle had ebbs and flows, and at one degree it appeared that Serrano used to be as soon as on the verge of forestalling Taylor. Alternatively Taylor used to be as soon as able to rally inside of the rest rounds. Many observers believed Serrano had accomplished enough to win.
Given the dramatic appeal of the battle and the occupation paydays it netted for each and every fighters, Hearn, who promoted the bout, used to be as soon as rapid to provide his give a boost to for an immediate rematch in Taylor’s homeland of Ireland. However the occasions would possibly now not conform to a minimum of one. Hearn because of this reality discussed the reason had to do with money and that Workforce Serrano used to be as soon as now not particularly occupied with traveling to Ireland for the rematch.
In a modern interview, Hearn discussed he unearths it curious that Serrano (42-2-1, 30 KOs) is not “actively on the lookout for” a rematch with Taylor (21-0, 6 KOs). The seven-division titlist is in recent years making in a position to take on Brenda Carabajal on Aug. 6 at Madison Sq. Garden on the undercard of the Jake Paul-Hasim Rahman Jr. cruiserweight bout on Showtime Pay-In keeping with-View.
“It’s an important battle in girls’s boxing,” Hearn discussed on The DAZN Boxing Show. “Alternatively no disrespect to Amanda Serrano, she should be actively on the lookout for that rematch. Like should you lose a reduce up, in one of the vital biggest fights of all time, you’d like to think that you simply’d chase the rematch. Alternatively she’s now not in reality chasing the rematch.
“Alternatively look, let her do her issue on August sixth. Katie could have every other battle, maximum indisputably in October, and with a bit of luck [they fight again].”