Katie Taylor has high expectations for her fight against Amanda Serrano on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden.
Taylor and Serrano will make history as they become the first-ever female main event at Madison Square Garden. It’s also a massive fight for women’s boxing as Taylor and Serrano are two of the best pound-for-pound best. They will be competing for Taylor’s WBA, WBC IBF, WBO, and The Ring lightweight titles and Taylor has high expectations for the fight.
“I think so. I think the fight on Saturday night is going to absolutely be awe-inspiring for people,” Taylor said to TMZ Sports. “I feel like where our matchups are stylistically we match up very very well. I feel and it’s going to make for a phenomenal fight and I think this fight is going to be talked about for years and years to come.”
“I’ve even talked about every time you say ‘Madison Square Garden’ you think of the likes of Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier,” Taylor continued. “These kinds of fighters — fights that we still talk about to this day. So I feel like the fight between myself and Amanda will be talked about for years and years to come as well. And absolutely think there will be follow-through, carry on with regards to the payday as well.”
Not only is a big fight for women’s boxing, but both women are getting seven-figure paydays. For Katie Taylor, she says Saturday night is the biggest fight of her career and is making her dreams come true.
“Biggest fight of my career and a moment in history and this is really stuff of dreams,” Taylor said.
Who do you think will win the fight between Katie Taylor and Amanda Serrano on Saturday at MSG?