Mikaela Mayer has when again went up a department for her 2nd successive fight. This time, she dealt with Silvia Bortot at junior welterweight, winning all 10 rounds. In her post-fight interview, Mayer revealed her desire to complete at welterweight in her next fight.
“I’m prepared to increase to 147 pounds and handle Tasha Jonas quickly,” Mayer mentioned. “We’re both trying to find huge battles, and preferably, I would desire it next.”
With her triumph over Bortot, Mayer has actually now gone up to the 6th area in the rankings. Amanda Serrano and Seniesa Estrada have actually likewise gone up one area after their particular wins. Alycia Baumgardner, nevertheless, has actually been gotten rid of from the rankings due to checking favorable for a prohibited compound.
“Mikaela has actually impressed me with her win over Bortot, and going up a weight class reveals her devotion and ability,” stated Charlie Moynihan, ESPN senior handling manufacturer. “Her next fight might extremely well be at 147 pounds, and she’s prepared for it.”
Another significant modification in the rankings is Savannah Marshall, who acquired 3 areas after ending up being the undeniable extremely middleweight champ with her bulk choice triumph over Franchon Crews Dezurn. Crews Dezurn did not make the leading 10 following the loss.
Natasha Jonas has actually made her launching in the pound-for-pound rankings at number 10 after winning the IBF welterweight title against Kandi Wyatt.
Here is the present leading 10:
1. Claressa Shields
2. Amanda Serrano
3. Katie Taylor
4. Chantelle Cameron
5. Seniesa Estrada
6. Mikaela Mayer
7. Savannah Marshall
8. Jessica McCaskill
9. Natasha Jonas
10. Delfine Persoon
Please note that these rankings are precise since September 6.
Based on a coming down points system, the rankings consider the viewpoints of the ESPN specialists. Claressa Shields got the most first-place votes, followed by Amanda Serrano. The leading rankings differed amongst the specialists, showcasing the variety in viewpoints.