(OCT 20) In what will definitely
be a fight to look out for...and attend is the "trilogy" of the Layla "Amazing" McCarter vs. Melissa "Huracan"
Hernandez, that is the mainliner in an eight-round battle. The two will be fighting on Friday, November 21, 2014, at the
Orleans Hotel & Casino, in Las Vegas, Nevada, promoted by
McCarter, 35-13-5 (8KO), of Las
Vegas, last fought on September 30, 2012, when she soundly
TKO'd her opponent, Noni Tenge, winning the vacant WBA light
middleweight title. McCarter is a six-time world champion.
Hernandez, a multi-world
champion, who has also fought for the prestigious WBAN world
title belt, 19-5-3 (6KO), of Miami
Beach, Florida, last fought on March 1, 2014, when she defeated
Nicole Woods by a eight-round majority decision.
In their two prior fights having
fought the first two fights in 2007, McCarter won the
first fight that was
scheduled for 12 rounds, three minutes when Hernandez RTD in the
eighth round. The two were fighting for the GBU World
lightweight title. In the second
bout, Hernandez won the bout by an eight round majority decision
for the GBU lightweight world title. They are
now 1-1 with the tie breaker taking place in the trilogy.
WBAN has had the pleasure of watching both of these outstanding
fighters in action in the ring, and this upcoming fight is an
almost guarantee of being nothing short of a barnburner.