Eddie Hearn Has Excessive Expectations For Taylor Vs. Serrano: “This Is Mayweather Vs. Pacquiao For Ladies’s Boxing”

Posted on 04/29/2022

By: Hans Themistode

Henry Deleon

The second it was initially introduced that Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao would formally sq. off, the boxing world salivated as numerous shoppers started anxiously emptying their financial institution accounts with a view to purchase tickets.

For years, each Mayweather and Pacquiao had been thought-about the most effective fighters within the sport of boxing. Nevertheless, followers would regularly fulminate over the doable end result. Following years of failed negotiations, the 2 ended their rivalry in 2015. Whereas the pent-up demand resulted in 4.6 million pay-per-view buys, the struggle itself was a little bit of a disappointment in Eddie Hearn’s opinion.

The longtime promoter packed his baggage and attended the occasion stay in particular person. Though the hype surrounding the struggle was at an all-time excessive, Hearn was displeased with the precise product.

Now, with Katie Taylor vs. Amanda Serrano only a few hours away from going down in New York’s Madison Sq. Backyard, Hearn believes their upcoming conflict bears a number of similarities to Mayweather vs. Pacquiao, albeit with out the stench of what he maintains was an terrible struggle.

“That is Mayweather vs. Pacquiao for girls’s boxing however on the proper time,” mentioned Hearn throughout an interview with FightHype.com. “That struggle massively underdelivered on the night time. I left there going, that was a bit shit. You ain’t gonna go away MSG on Saturday with that very same feeling.”

Taylor, 35, has established herself over time as one of many biggest fighters in feminine boxing historical past. Along with her spotless file via 20 skilled fights, Taylor grabbed Olympic gold within the 2016 Video games. Presently, the Irish native will try and defend her undisputed light-weight crown when she faces Serrano, feminine boxing’s solely seven division world titlist.

Contemplating that Hearn has been in Taylor’s nook from the very starting and admitting that he’s watched and cheered for Serrano from a distance, Hearn believes that the hype surrounding this struggle will stay as much as it.

“Simply watch what you’re about to see. Each Katie Taylor struggle is thrilling. Each Amanda Serrano struggle is thrilling, vicious, and brutal. It will possibly solely be a cracker.”

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