Amanda Serrano and Erika Cruz meet before their reunification battle
New York – The decisive moment is approaching as to who will be the undisputed champion in the featherweight category for Puerto Rico Amanda Serrano (43-2-1, 30 ku) and Mexican Erica Cruz (15-1, 3 KO’s), who met today at the final press conference for the card they represented titled “indisputable” .
The boxing event will take place this coming Saturday at the Hulu Theater in Madison Square Garden.
This afternoon, the fighters met again at the official press conference. Tomorrow Friday will be the right weight.
“This whole camp has been focused on Erika Cruz,” said Serrano. “The real winners will be the fans. It will be a great fight,” he added.
Serrano has also insisted that 126 pounds is his normal division. “This is the department where I feel best, I feel comfortable because it’s my department,” she said.
The meeting between Serrano and Cruz was cordial, with the Mexican appreciating the opportunity.
Puerto Rico is the champion of the International Boxing Federation (IBF), World Boxing Organization (WBO), World Boxing Council (WBC), International Boxing Organization (OIB), holder of the belt from the boxing magazine “The Ring”.
Cruz is a hero World Boxing Association (WBA).
The sports program includes eight more fights, including a fight for the women’s world super featherweight championship (130 pounds) between the American Alicia Baumgardner (13-1, 7 Cor.) s French Immortal inspiration (15-1, 3 Cor.).
There will also be three more women’s fights with the Australian Sky Nicholson (5-0) against the Spaniards Tania Alvarez (7-0, 1 KO) for the vacant WBC silver featherweight title, Briton Ramla Ali (7-0, 2 KO’s) against the Australian avril mate (8-0-1, 3 KOs) for the IBF Intercontinental Super bantamweight belt (122 lbs) and Green Chadasia (11-0.10 KO’s), defending his WBC Silver Middleweight title (168 lbs.), against Elaine Cedros (8-1, 4 KO’s) in removing that body’s world title.
Likewise, four other Puerto Ricans will see action. One of them is John Boza (17-0, 7 KO’s), a New Jersey native, who will face Richardson Hitchens (15-0, 7 KO’s) for the IBF North American super-lightweight title (135 lbs), held by the American, and the vacant USWBC title.
Olympic Yankel Rivera (2-0, 2 KO’s) will go against Fernando Diaz (11-2-1, 3 KO’s) on his Matchroom debut. Aaron Aponte (6-0, 2 KO’s), born to a Puerto Rican father, will face Joshua David Rivera (8-1, 3 Cor.). finally, Harley Medeiros (4-0, 3 KO’s), born to a Puerto Rican mother and Cuban father, will face July Wood (4-2, 3 KO’s).