AMANDA SERRANO MEDIA WORKOUT
Amanda Serrano will hold a sparring session against her sister Cindy as She Prepares for Her World Title Defense
Saturday, January 14 at Barclays Center
Mendez Boxing Gym
Thursday, January 5, at 12 p.m. ET
WHO: AMANDA SERRANO, WBO Women’s Junior Featherweight
CINDY SERRANO, WBO Women’s Featherweight World Champion
WHAT: In preparation for her upcoming world title defense, Brooklyn’s Amanda
Serrano (30-1-1, 23 KOs) will participate in a media workout and sparring session against her sister Cindy Serrano (25-5-3, 10 KOs), also a world champion.
Amanda and Cindy recently made boxing history becoming the first sisters ever to concurrently hold world titles following Cindy’s December 10 victory to seize the WBO Women’s Featherweight championship. Amanda became a four-division world champion in October when she won the WBO Women’s Junior Featherweight title. She will defend that title for the first time against Mexico’s Yazmin Rivas, a former three-time world champion, on Saturday, January 14, at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, with Cindy in her corner on fight night.
The sisters are also two of the three current Puerto Rican-born world champions. The third is Jose Pedraza, who will defend his IBF Junior Lightweight world title against Gervonta Davis in the co-featured bout of the evening.
WHEN: Thursday, January 5
12:00 p.m. – Amanda Serrano & Cindy Serrano
WHERE: Mendez Boxing Gym
23 East 26th Street
New York, NY 10010
FACTS: WBO Women’s Junior Featherweight world champion Amanda
Serrano will defend her title against former three-time world champion Yazmin Rivas in a bout televised by SHOWTIME EXTREME (7 p.m. ET/PT) as part of the undercard to the Badou Jack vs. James DeGale Super Middleweight Unification Showdown televised live on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® (9:30 p.m. ET/6:30 p.m. PT) Saturday, January 14, at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
CONTACTS: Swanson Communications: (202) 783-5500
Nicole Craig, Mayweather Promotions: (702) 807-1788
DiBella Entertainment: (212) 947-2577
Chris DeBlasio, Showtime Networks Inc.: (212) 708-1633
Matt Donovan, Showtime Networks Inc.: (212) 708-1663
Flo Jocou, Showtime Networks Inc.: (212) 708-7319
John Beyrooty BZA/Showtime: (562) 233-7477
Mandy Gutmann, Barclays Center: (718) 942-9587
Stuart Bryan, Barclays Center: (718) 942-9574