Terri Harper seeks rematch with Natasha Jonas
Terri Harper (L, Credit score: Richard Sellers/PA), Natasha Jonas (Credit score: Getty Pictures)

Terri Harper Concentrating on Rematch with Unified Champ Jonas!


Newly topped WBA junior middleweight champion Terri “Belter” Harper (13-1-1, 6KO) is on a collision course with unified champion Natasha Jonas (12-2-1, 8KO) for an epic 2020 rematch.

THE PAST AND THE PRESENT

In 2020, Harper was the WBC junior light-weight champion. She took on Jonas in a combat that resulted in a draw. Many contained in the boxing group felt that Jonas ought to have gotten the nod. There have been talks of a rematch, and rightfully so, however nothing ever materialized.

Jonas moved as much as light-weight and misplaced a call to undisputed champion Katie Taylor in 2021. Quick ahead to 2022, Jonas not solely captured the WBO title away from Chris Namus, however she additionally lifted the WBC title from across the waist of Patricia Berghult.

Harper suffered the primary defeat of her profession again in 2021, dropping the title to Alycia Baumgardner. Belter would make pitstop on the light-weight division to defeat Yamilia Abellaneda on the best way to her most up-to-date bout.

A UNIFICATION REMATCH WITH AN OLD FOE COULD BE NEXT

Terri Harper would settle for a possibility to turn into a champion once more by going through Hannah Rankin on September 24. Following that victory, within the post-fight interview, Harper defined why she took the combat with out easing into the burden division.

“The day I misplaced my combat, I misplaced my belts, and that is what we’ve been aiming for – to turn into a two-time champion. This yr was speculated to be a studying yr, however this chance got here up.”

When requested if the followers can count on to see the rematch with Jonas, Harper let or not it’s identified that’s exactly the rationale she took the Rankin combat.

“Yeah, that’s why we went as much as this weight. That is the rationale why I wanted to get the win tonight […] we acquired some historical past to settle.”

By: Michael Wilson Jr.

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Garrisson is the Head of Public relations for 3kingsboxing.com in addition to a senior author. He’s additionally the host of YouTube boxing present “Reality And Details Sports activities Discuss.”