Mikaela Mayer Says Her Beef with Alycia Baumgardner is All Actual
The unification bout between unified junior light-weight champion Mikaela Mayer (17-0, 5KO) and WBC champion Alycia “The Bomb” Baumgardner (12-0, 7KO) is a true-to-life bad-blood rivalry. As each champions look to settle their points within the ring, Mayer desires followers to know their beef shouldn’t be faux.
THE HISTORY OF HOW IT ALL STARTED
Mayer has at all times maintained desirous to be undisputed. She made that clear whereas chasing after former WBC champion Terri Harper for a unification battle in 2020. So it’s solely pure she would go after Baumgardner as soon as the title modified palms.
The Bomb inherited the wrath of the unified champion by default after stunning the world by stopping Harper in 2021. The 2 champions engaged in a heated social media disagreement quickly after and issues solely intensified after official announcement of their battle on the undercard of the undisputed middleweight showdown between unified champion Claressa Shields and WBO champion Savanna Marshall.
THE BAD BLOOD IS REAL
Throughout an interview with Greatest Girls’s Boxing Present Interval Podcast, Baumgardner expressed how a lot she despises the unified champion and plans on giving her a painful beating. Mayer instructed the press that the WBC champion had by no means really been examined referred to as her a one-dimensional fighter. With a lot animosity between each champions, questions had been floated whether or not the dangerous blood was real or made as much as hype their battle.
Throughout an interview with Sky Sports activities Boxing, Mayer let it’s recognized there’s nothing faux in regards to the dangerous blood between the 2 champions.
“Me and Baumgardner’s beef is certainly actual. I’d by no means faux it. I imply, I’d by no means faux a rivalry. That’s simply not my model. That’s corny. I’d by no means do this.
My factor is I need to battle one of the best, and he or she beat Terri Harper, obtained the belt, grew to become champion and so, naturally, I got here for her; I referred to as her out.”
By: Garrisson Bland