(FEB 20) In an absolute slugfest,
IBF Female World Super Featherweight Champion Amanda Serrano and
Ela Nunez went toe to toe for every second of all eight rounds
to take the early lead for "Fight of The Year" in front of a
very animated, sold out crowd from Cicero Stadium in Cicero,
Ill., Friday Night. The entire event, which was promoted by S.M.
Promotions and sponsored by Boxing360.com, was broadcast LIVE,
for free, on Boxing360.com to a worldwide audience who responded
with its approval with countless social media comments through
Twitter, Facebook, text-messaging, live chat-room comments and
emails, which now has the boxing world buzzing with excitement!
[Replay of this fight shown boxing360.com tonight at 8pm ET. ]
Serrano started the fight in total control, landing multi-punch
combinations to batter Nunez around the ring for the first
round. But Nunez rebounded strongly in the second round by
landing her own bombs.
Both fighters landed hard shots throughout, drawing a standing
ovation from the crowd after each round. The action was intense
and the heart that both fighters displayed was second to none.
This was the fourth time these two warriors have met and each
time fans have been treated with Robinson-LaMotta- and Gatti-Ward-like
In the end, with both fighters donning swollen faces, two of the
three judges scored the fight 78-74 while the third had it 77-75
all in favor of Amanda Serrano who improved to 14-0-1. Ella
Nunez drops to 12-12-2.
Everyone I spoke to after the fight said they wanted to see