Jake Paul has been a beacon of hope in the combat sports industry for the underpaid fighters. His recent efforts to raise the minimum wage for the UFC fighters have earned him a lot of praise and appreciation from fans and experts alike. However, Paul’s effort to help the fighters earn more money is not limited to MMA.
One of the best pound for pound female boxers, Amanda Serrano is currently under contract with Jake’s ‘Most Valuable Promotions.’ She has a boxing record of 42-1-1. Serrano is the only female boxer to win championships in seven different weight classes. Hence, an athlete like that deserves all the money in the world and Jake Paul agrees.
Katie Taylor vs. Amanda Serrano, the biggest & most important fight in women’s boxing history, is a done deal, it was just announced.— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) January 27, 2022
April 30 @ Madison Square Garden (main arena) for the undisputed lightweight (135) crown, and it will serve as the main event. Will air on DAZN. pic.twitter.com/u4vhwswwoE
During an appearance on the ‘MMA Hour,’ Jake Paul spoke on the purse for Serrano’s upcoming fight. The Puerto Rican will fight Ireland’s Katie Taylor in an attempt to win all five lightweight belts. The bout will have WBA, WBC, IBF, WBO and The Ring lightweight titles on the line. While Taylor will look to increase her win streak to 21, Amanda will have the chance to create history by becoming an eight-division world champion
Jake Paul reveals purse for Katie Taylor vs Amanda Serrano fight
During the interview, with host Ariel Helwani, Jake Paul confirmed that both fighters will have a guaranteed purse of in excess of a million USD. They will also get a slice of revenue in form of Pay Per View (PPV) points.
“Yeah, they’re getting paid in the seven figures. Which is historic! It’s never happened for women. Guaranteed seven figures plus you know pay-per-view (points). Obviously, you know it’s going to be a massive pay-per-view. So this is life-changing I think for both girls,” added Paul.
The fight is scheduled to take place on April 30th, at the iconic Madison Square Garden. Both fighters are extremely skilled and seasoned. It is a super fight, the likes of which Female Boxing has not seen in years.
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