Amanda Serrano Hanging Up Boxing Gloves, Focusing Solely On MMA Career

Amanda Serrano's whole career has always been about pushing boundaries and testing any and all different waters in combat sports.

After an incredibly successful boxing career, one that will likely end in her becoming a Hall of Famer, Serrano is now choosing to end her time in the squared circle and starting start a full-time MMA career. Serrano posted on Twitter that she will continue her MMA career full-time for the Combate Americas promotion.

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Serrano has prior MMA experience as she debuted for Combate Americas back in April when she fought Corina Herrera to a draw. At the time, she was still splitting time between boxing and MMA. Serrano’s next fight as an MMA fighter will take place on October 13 in Tucson, Arizona where she will face off against Erendira Ordonez. That fight will be the co-main event to that Combate Americas which will be streamed on the DAZN streaming service.

As a boxer, Serrano is the only woman and the only Puerto Rican, regardless of gender, to win a world title in six different weight classes. She is the third boxer in history reach that feat, joining Manny Pacquiao and Oscar De La Hoya. Serrano's last boxing fight took place in early September on the undercard of Shawn Porter's WBC welterweight title win over Danny Garcia. On that fight, Serrano defeated Yamila Esther Reynoso to win the vacant WBO 140-pound title.

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