Eddie Hearn warns Amanda Serrano not to back out of Katie Taylor agreement 3 years ago

Eddie Hearn warns Amanda Serrano not to back out of Katie Taylor agreement

Eddie Hearn has reminded Amanda Serrano that she has agreed to fight Katie Taylor and warned her not to back out of the deal.

Comments from Serrano in recent weeks have concerned Taylor's team as the division-hopping Serrano has suggested that she may not end up fighting Taylor later this year after all.

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"I doubt it will. I have a bunch of things going on," Serrano tweeted a fan when asked if she believed that the Taylor fight would happen before 2019 is out. "They are only interested in what they want, how they want it. Girls are getting frustrated and moving on. I have some huge money sponsors so unlike others, I’m good."

While Taylor is currently preparing for her chance to become undisputed lightweight champion with a clash against WBC queen Delfine Persoon on June 1, one of the her subsequent goals is a meeting with Serrano.

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Matchroom boss Eddie Hearn has warned Serrano, whose older sister Cindy was beaten via unanimous decision by Taylor last year, that she has already signed a deal to fight the Bray boxer.

"I mean, we have an agreement in place," Hearn told iFL TV.

"Amanda Serrano and Lou DiBella, the promoter, have signed a contract to fight Katie Taylor.

"But I’ve seen a few comments [from Serrano] lately saying, ‘Oh, you know, if the deal’s right, I’ll fight Katie Taylor’. You’ve signed the deal.

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"So we’ve got to get that clarified because the reason I’m giving Serrano fights is because she’s signed to fight Katie Taylor. So I want to make sure there’s no wriggle move.

"We’ve got to give [Serrano] another fight - maybe on the Golovkin card [on 8 June]. And then, fighting Katie Taylor - that’s what we want.

"Our plan for the year has always been [Rose] Volante, [Delfine] Persoon and Serrano. That’s a big year. Champion, champion, mega-fight."