Highlights of Katie Taylor’s fight against Amanda Serrano


Watch Katie Taylor vs. Amanda Serrano full fight video highlights from the Taylor vs. Serrano main event on Saturday night, courtesy of DAZN and other outlets.

WBA, WBC, IBF, WBO, and The Ring lightweight champion Katie Taylor (21-0, 6 KOs) put her undefeated record on the line against Amanda Serrano (42-2-1, 30 KOs) at New York’s Madison Square Garden in a fight widely considered to be the most antipcated women’s boxing bout of all-time. DAZN live televised the bout.

Catch the video highlights below.

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Round 1: Serrano firing from distance at a circling Taylor. Taylor hits the quick left hook. Serrano with the jab. Serrano to the body, Taylor looking to counter. Both trade hooks. Taylor with a glancing counter punch. She’s zipping in and out. Serrano to the body. Taylor lands a couple of jabs.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Taylor.

Round 2: Serrano pumping the jab. Both fighters land fast punches during the clinch. Right hand lands for Taylor and another. Taylor avoiding the edges of Serrano’s punches and throwing straight ones at him. Serrano with a straight left. Taylor right hook, Serrano goes to the body. Taylor circles and hits a left hook. Serrano moves with a left-hand. Clean jab for Serrano. Two rounds of close action.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Taylor. Overall, 20-18 Taylor.

Round 3: Serrano lunging forward to hit the body and they end up tangled int he ropes. Taylor avoids Serrano charges by using a left hook. Serrano firing punches with Taylor against the ropes, some of that is getting through. Right hand connects for Taylor. Left hand from Serrano off of a clinch. Right hand by Taylor. Serrano is hit with a left. They exchange rights. Both women continue throwing despite the bell ringing. The referee couldn’t hear the bell??? Bizarre.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Taylor. Overall, 30-27 Taylor.

Round 4: Taylor with good head movement, Serrano trying to track her down. Body shot by Serrano. Serrano showing some power now and backing Taylor up. Taylor countering well. Taylor is a good player. Serrano is just trying to get shots in the middle. Taylor is there for her. Taylor offers a combo. Serrano drives a elft to the body. Quick right hook by Serrano, then back to the body. They trade shots from range.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Serrano. Overall, 39-37 Taylor.

Round 5: They exchange punches to start the fifth. Taylor is caught by Serrano, who has a great jab. Serrano rifling punches to the body. Taylor trying to get out of the ring with her left hooks high. Finally, she clinches up and wrestles them to the center of the ring. Serrano lands a hard shot and Taylor felt it, Taylor hitting back now. A lot of clean Serrano punches getting through though and Taylor looks hurt! She’s just stumbling towards Taylor looking to clinch. Serrano is punishing her body. Serrano’s uppercut, right hits hard. Taylor wants to bang with her but she’s getting the worst of it.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Serrano. Overall, 48-47 Taylor.

Round 6: Serrano smells blood and she is on the hunt. Taylor is loading her left hand and getting a clinch. Taylor fires combinations. Serrano marches forward, headhunting. Taylor has been much more productive with this round, thanks to the body shot. Serrano keeps landing power punches though. Taylor answers with a left hook. Unclear if she’s recovered from Round 5, but she is throwing. Both are flurrying.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Taylor. Overall, 58-56 Taylor.

Round 7: Serrano flicks out the jab. Taylor scores from a distance. Serrano is crisp on the body. Serrano left hand Serrano’s second straight left. Taylor with a jab. Serrano to the body, Taylor counters. Serrano scores another great body shot.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Serrano. Overall, 67-66 Taylor.

Round 8: Taylor getting busy to start the eighth, firing combos. Serrano supports Taylor with his power. Taylor lands right hand. Taylor quickly escapes from Serrano’s grasp. 1-1-2 for Serrano. Taylor wins the left hand while she circle away. Serrano is able to get inside but Taylor won the exchange. Serrano lands a couple of jabs. Taylor then ties Serrano up for the final round.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Taylor. Overall, 77-75 Taylor.

Round 9: Taylor with a trio of head shots. Serrano can’t cut the ring off like sshe was before. Taylor is definitely favored by volume. Taylor is not able to stop Serrano from throwing large, but he does so without much success. Taylor is only throwing combos now. Serrano is looking for that knockout blow. It’s a right hand. Taylor is right there. She has Serrano hitting air. Taylor is hard right, followed by a huge exchange of power punches.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Taylor. Overall, 87-84 Taylor.

Round 10: Serrano with a clean left hand. Taylor with a steady diet of 1-2s. They brawl and Taylor clinches Serrano to the ropes. Serrano’s right side is cut. Taylor offers a four-punch combination. Serrano fading slightly. Taylor is landing punch after punch against an advancing Serrano. Serrano gives as much as she can. They trade haymakers and stand in the middle. A spectacular fight that ended in an insane ending.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Taylor. Overall, 97-93 Taylor.

Official result: Katie Taylor def. Amanda Serrano via split decision (94-96, 97-93, 96-93)