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Boxing results, important points: Katie Taylor, Amanda Serrano surpass assumption; Shakur Stevenson declares himself

 

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Bot headliners conveyed staggering exhibitions on Saturday night in both New York and Las Vegas

With a couple of marquee battles on inverse sides of the country, the game of enclosing became the overwhelming focus the United States on Saturday, remembering the greatest ladies' counterpart for history.

Undisputed lightweight hero Katie Taylor (21-0, 6 KOs) edged seven-division champion Amanda Serrano (42-2-1, 30 KOs) through split choice in a battle of the year competitor at New York's Madison Square Garden. In the interim, in Las Vegas, Shakur Stevenson (18-0, 9 KOs) gave a careful destroying of Oscar Valdez (30-1, 23 KOs) to bring together 130-pound titles in a skirmish of unbeaten junior lightweight heroes.

How about we investigate the greatest focal points from a wild night at the battles.

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1. Some way and some way or another, Taylor-Serrano surpassed assumptions

In the principal female battle sports headliner in the 140-year history of "The World's Most Famous Arena" in midtown Manhattan, Taylor and Serrano made every effort (to say the very least) to hoist their game. This standoff between the main two pound-for-pound contenders in the game was a capable conflict with sensational swings of energy. However, it was additionally liberated from garbage talk and a portion of the overabundances frequently connected with boxing. Indeed, even with a contested outcome from the split threesome of judges at ringside, the two contenders showed only class and lowliness in adulating each other after the battle. Shockingly better, everybody related with right now exemplary, including advertisers Eddie Hearn and Jake Paul, showed a quick need to run in back (perhaps in Taylor's local Ireland). Regardless of the publicity and strain, both Taylor and Serrano would not make a regressive stride in a capable and savage presentation of their future Hall-of-Fame gifts. This was an extraordinary night that will not be forgotten soon and the sold-out horde of 19,000 or more created one of the most electric climates for a major battle this nation has found in years.

2. Anyway you scored Taylor-Serrano, you were presumably correct

No, genuinely, the battle truly was simply close. Assuming there was ever a ladies' fight that merited equivalent standards to the men with regards to three-minute rounds and 12-round title sessions, it was this one. All things considered, the two-minute round arrangement will undoubtedly make a potential scoring debate in the event that there were no knockdowns. Fortunately, for this situation, the split-choice outcome was everything except a burglary. Except for a predominant Round 5, wherein Serrano regularly hurt Taylor, there was sufficient two-way activity in each leftover refrain for it to have gone in any case. Eventually, the appointed authorities favored Taylor's counter blends to the harder single shots arrived by Serrano in the defining moments. However to outline how close this battle truly was, Serrano outlanded Taylor by an edge of 173 to 147, as per CompuBox, yet it was Taylor who was undeniably more precise via landing 39% of her complete punches and almost 47% of her power shots. The battle might have gone regardless and right away requested a rematch. There's not an obvious explanation this mind blowing contention can't turn out to be a set of three, regardless.

3. Taylor showed the core of a lion

Notwithstanding not being the greater puncher of the two, the 35-year-old Taylor showed crazy heart to endure almost being done in Round 5 and obstinately wouldn't disappear. In addition to the fact that Taylor looked out on her feet no less than two times during the frightening round, it was the invasion she released the accompanying round to persevere and land the greater, cleaner shots in Round 6 that could have won her the battle. Taylor wouldn't permit Serrano to gather supported speed, even with significantly better than her right eye and blood moving from her nose. With the uproarious fan bases of the two contenders from the Irish and Puerto Rican people group applauding them, Taylor required all of assurance within her to take out the main triumph of her vocation. This was a rare battle that requested an outdated presentation of sturdiness to take care of business.

4. Boxing's next incredible star has shown up

Shakur Stevenson, the 24-year-old southpaw, put on completely an expert class of hit and not get hit as he generally outpointed Valdez in a consistent choice that remembered a knockdown for Round 6. In spite of the fact that he's not known as a power puncher, Stevenson was sharp and fast to the point of landing pretty much anything he needed against Valdez, leaving the Mexican fighter's face cut and messy in the result. It's intriguing when a fighter gets contrasted with somebody as clinical as Hall of Famer Floyd Mayweather, yet Stevenson really merits the notice for this situation. He controlled distance easily against Valdez and pieced him up with an endless series of mixes. Not exclusively will Stevenson be an apparatus in the main 10 of practically every pound-for-pound list pushing ahead, it's not feasible to consider how soon it will be before he assumes control over the best position. The 2016 Olympic silver medalist is a boss in two divisions and seems to have the speed, IQ and procedure to ultimately move however high as welterweight no matter what.

5. Give us Stevenson versus Vasiliy Lomachenko

Discuss a superfight really taking shape. Lomachenko, who has come out on top for championships in three divisions following a beginner vocation that created a couple of Olympic gold awards, can in any case make 130 pounds easily notwithstanding battling at lightweight lately. In spite of the fact that he decided to pass on a shot at battling bound together 135-pound champion George Kambosos Jr. to get ready on the forefronts for his local Ukraine during its ongoing clash with Russia, the 34-year-old Lomachenko actually ends up positioned among the P4P best. A battle against Stevenson, paying little mind to what division it happens at, has rapid chess composed on top of it and could proceed to be a passing of the light starting with one age's wizard then onto the next.

CBS Sports was with you all through the whole way on Saturday for the two occasions, so make certain to track with the live outcomes and features beneath.

Results, features

Shakur Stevenson (c) def. Oscar Valdez through consistent choice (117-110, 118-109, 118-109)

Katie Taylor (c) def. Amanda Serrano through split choice (94-96, 97-93, 96-93)

Keyshawn Davis def. Esteban Sanchez through 6th round TKO

Nico Ali Walsh def. Alejandro Ibarra by means of first-round knockout

Liam Smith def. Jessie Vargas by means of tenth round TKO

Franchon Crews-Dezurn (c) def. Elin Cederroos by means of consistent choice (99-91, 99-91, 97-93)








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