Taylor vs Serrano: results, highlights and prize money

An incredible fight at Madison Square Garden in New York City went the distance and the conversation has now evolved into a second fight in Dublin.

Irish boxer Katie Taylor defended her undisputed lightweight title after a sensational fight with Puerto Rico’s Amanda Serrano in one of the most famous locations on earth.

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After going the distance, it was a split decision by the judges that awarded the 35-year-old the win, with two scoring the fight 97-93 and 96-93 for Taylor and the other 96-94 for Serrano.

It was only the second loss of a career for the Puerto Rican and her first loss since 2012, equating her own career record to 42-2.

After such a brilliant fight, the boxing world is already talking about a possible rematch that could take place in Taylor’s native Ireland.

Here’s everything you need to know about what was said after the fight and how much the Irish woman took home from the prize money:

How much did Katie Taylor and Amanda Serrano make for their MSG fight?

Both fighters took home a six-figure sum for the incredible fight in New York in which Taylor retained her undisputed lightweight title and career unbeaten record.

A prize of $1 million, which is nearly £800,000 or €950,000 at current exchange rates, paid out to Taylor and Serrano.

Highlights Katie Taylor vs. Amanda Serrano

DAZN Boxing is offering short highlights packages of the fight to watch Twitter.

Will there be a Katie Taylor vs Amanda Serrano rematch and where will it be?

After the fight, Taylor expressed her desire for a rematch with Serrano.

She said, “Absolutely. We have to repeat that.

“It was an absolute war for 10 rounds. I’m grateful to be in this position and to have sold out Madison Square Garden. Look what we just did.

“I said before that when you think of Madison Square Garden you think of Muhammad Ali vs Joe Frazier, but now everyone will think of Katie Taylor vs Amanda Serrano.

“I knew I had to dig deep and go into the trenches. I have both the heart and the skill. I knew I would be able to pull through.

“She is a phenomenal fighter. A great, great person. It was a privilege to fight her again.”

The bout has already been billed as the greatest in women’s boxing history and a potential rematch could even top last night’s incredible bout.

Croke Park in Dublin is the venue touted as hosting their next gathering.

Where is Croke Park?

Croke Park is Ireland’s most famous stadium and home of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA).

The 82,300 seat venue is primarily used for Gaelic football and hurling but has also hosted concerts such as U2, The Rolling Stones and Beyoncé since 1985.

It was also used as the temporary home of Irish rugby between 2007 and 2009, hosting Six Nations matches while the Aviva Stadium was under construction.

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