Reigning boxing world champion Amanda Serrano is the latest to join the PFL Super Fight Division alongside Francis Ngannou, Jake Paul and Kayla Harrison. Serrano, who owns 44 boxing wins and two MMA victories, will compete inside the SmartCage.
Amanda Serrano Latest To Join PFL Super Fight Division
Amanda Serrano, the undisputed female featherweight boxing world champion, is the latest fighter to join the PFL Super Fight Division. She is now part of the same roster as Francis Ngannou, Jake Paul and Kayla Harrison.
The 34-year-old Serrano has held the WBO title since 2019, the WBC and IBO belts since 2021 and the WBA championship since last year. She is the only female and Puerto Rican to win world titles in more than four weight classes.
“I joined the PFL PPV Super Fight Division because of their revolutionary format that empowers fighters like never before,” Serrano said. “The PFL’s commitment to promoting high-profile, pay-per-view events with some of the biggest MMA stars in the world showcases an incredible opportunity to elevate my career to new heights and prove my ability beyond just the ring. I may be known for boxing, but I’ve always loved and trained in MMA and Jiu-Jitsu, knowing those skills would only add to my ability when going against any opponent.
“The League’s commitment to gender equality, providing equal opportunities and recognition of female fighters, is also a driving force behind my decision. I can’t wait to step back into the cage and deliver thrilling performances and unforgettable moments for fans around the world.”
Amanda Serrano Set To Compete This Weekend
Along with being 44-2-1 inside the boxing ring, Serrano has won two of her three MMA fights, with the other being a draw. She is set to defend her boxing titles against Heather Hardy this weekend from the American Airlines Center in Dallas on the same card as Paul vs. Nate Diaz.
Serrano last fought in MMA in 2021, submitting Valentina Garcia with a first round guillotine choke. She also did the same to Erendira Ordonez in 2018 after a draw with Corina Herrera that same year.
“I’m thrilled to announce undisputed world boxing champion Amanda Serrano as the next global superstar to join the PFL PPV Super Fight Division,” said PFL CEO Peter Murray. “Our fighter-first culture has attracted the world’s top athletes and we’re looking forward to seeing Amanda take on the sport of MMA with the PFL.”
PFL Super Fight Division Will Air On PPV
The PFL PPV Super Fight Division, which was launched to forge true economic partnerships with MMA’s top superstars to compete in global mega events. Her debut in the PFL SmartCage and opponent will be announced at a future date. DAZN is a partner of PFL’s Super Fight Division and will distribute events on its PPV platform in Europe and other priority international markets.
“Amanda Serrano’s decision to join the Professional Fighters League is a natural fit for one of the most accomplished combat sports stars in history,” said co-creators of the PFL PPV Super Fight Division, Nakisa Bidarian and Jake Paul. “The PFL’s innovative format, coupled with its commitment to equal fighter-pay and elevating female fighters, provides Amanda with an unparalleled opportunity to showcase her MMA skills to the world.
“She’s a knockout queen in the ring and has shown to be a submission artist in the cage. Her addition to the PPV Super Fight Division is a testament to the growth and appeal of the League, further solidifying the PFL as the premier destination for MMA stars across the globe.”