We’ve talked a good bit concerning the 130 lb division being at the very least among the best in ladies’s boxing at this time, with 4 titleholders who may make for some actually good fights in any of the mix-and-match combos.
And it seems like we’re undoubtedly getting certainly one of them, which has been rumored for a number of days. WBO titleholder Mikaela Mayer says she’s received a deal — and has had one — to unify with IBF titleholder Maiva Hamadouche:
And in case you had any doubt, Hamadouche’s promoter Eddie Hearn and Prime Rank’s Carl Moretti publicly confirmed it’s a accomplished deal:
Should agree with each, this can be a terrific struggle, can’t wait to get a date for it on the market and know once we’ll see it. Mayer (15-0, 5 KO) is, I might say, essentially the most technically sound of the 130 lb titleholders. She’s tall, well-schooled, makes use of her jab and attain, and has been capable of management the tempo and vary of her 15 professional fights so far.
Then there’s Hamadouche (22-1, 18 KO), who has a meaner type, undoubtedly not as technically sound, however brings the type of warmth it’s important to respect — what you would possibly name extra of a “Mexican type,” or a pit bull type of type. Of the 4 titlists, she’s the shortest at 5’4”, however is likely to be the bodily strongest, too. She’s one of many higher punchers in ladies’s boxing pound-for-pound.
I like this struggle, I’m glad Prime Rank and Matchroom received the deal accomplished, and I can’t wait to see it.