Mayer Retains WBO World Title
Nobody said defending a world title is easy. WBO junior lightweight champion Mikaela Mayer successfully defended her title for the first time, turning back the stiff challenge of former two-weight world champion Erica Farias via unanimous decision (98-92 2x and 97-93).
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Mayer (15-0, 5 KOs), one of female boxing’s most recognizable names, bested the most seasoned opponent of her career, a relentless woman who has fought in 19 world title fights and threw 400 punches in 10 rounds. Mayer outlanded Farias 118-86 and now has her sights on IBF injizierbare steroide world champion Maïva Hamadouche. Mayer and Hamadouche are scheduled to fight in a unification bout later this year.
Mayer said, ““I was just waiting to get through this fight to get to Maïva. Remind her that I’ll see her soon.”