WBO champion Mayer (15-0, 5 KO) has filled in as boss help on Top Rank/ESPN cards in the majority of her new trips, with her 2020 “bubble” session against Helen Joseph transforming into a shoddy headliner on late notification. She’s additionally upgraded her profile by filling in as a reporter and expert — and a decent one — and keeps herself dynamic via web-based media, as well. Hamadouche (22-1, 18 KO), who holds the IBF title, just contended at the Tokyo Olympics, losing her first battle against possible bronze medalist Mira Potkonen of Finland. Hamadouche showed her typical hostility in the session, however three-round battles are not for her potential benefit. She felt she’d done what’s needed to win that, yet at any rate, the Frenchwoman stays an extremely captivating matchup elaborately for Mayer, as well as the other way around. This is a great battle. Mikaela Mayer impacted the world forever in July 2020 as the primary female fighter to feature a Top Rank on ESPN main occasion. Presently the WBO junior lightweight title holder, Mayer is prepared to break another hindrance. Mayer will battle long-lasting IBF best on the planet Maiva Hamadouche in a title unification standoff Friday, Nov. 5 at The Theater at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, part of Curio Collection by Hilton, with the empty Ring Magazine title likewise in question. Mayer-Hamadouche is the principal female world title headliner in the four or more year history of the Top Rank on ESPN series. In the 10-round co-highlight, rising middleweight competitor Janibek “Qazaq Style” Alimkhanuly desires to proceed with his quick ascent up the rankings against previous best on the planet Hassan N’Dam. Mayer-Hamadouche and Alimkhanuly-N’Dam will stream live and solely on ESPN+ beginning at around 11 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT. Advanced by Top Rank, in relationship with Matchroom Boxing and OPI Since 82, tickets beginning at $25 (excluding expenses) are at a bargain now and can be bought by visiting AXS.com.
“Mikaela Mayer is rapidly turning into the essence of female boxing, and it’s fitting that she’s important for the first Top Rank on ESPN female big showdown headliner,” said Top Rank executive Bob Arum. “From the second she won her reality title, she requested unification battles and the greatest difficulties. Hamadouche unquestionably fits that models, and she’s not coming from France to surrender her title without one amazing battle.” Mayer (15-0, 5 KOs), positioned No. 5 on the ESPN.com pound-for-pound list, soared to fame following her appearance at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Under two years after her August 2017 expert introduction, she gleamed on the Tyson Fury-Tom Schwarz undercard. In July 2020, Mayer blanked Helen Joseph by consistent choice in the principal female headliner since the most up to date manifestation of Top Rank on ESPN confining debuted July 2017. On Halloween evening 2020, she overwhelmed long-term champion Ewa Brodnicka to procure the WBO title. She made her first title protection in June at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas and turned around two-weight best on the planet Erica Farias more than 10 rounds. Mayer said, “This is the enormous battle I have needed and the battle that I’ve been buckling down for. My earlier battles were exceptionally significant in light of the fact that I wanted those successes to get me in this position.
Yet, THIS is the battle that will rocket my profession or put me way in a difficult spot, and I have no aim of returning. A lot is on the line, however I’ve buckled down, and I am completely ready to exploit this chance to turn into a brought together best on the planet.” Hamadouche (22-1, 18 KOs, from Albi, France, has held the IBF title since November 2016, a run that is incorporated six effective title protections and a new appearance for her home country at the Tokyo Olympics. She’s the third longest-reigning title holder in female boxing and gets back to the genius game falling off an almost 11-month cutback. Hamadouche took out Italian competitor Nina Pavlovic last December in Milan, Italy, stretching out her knockout streak to four. Hamadouche said, “I will show up with my belt and leave with hers. My guarantee is to give Mikaela Mayer a conflict. She better beginning planning to grieve the deficiency of her title.” Alimkhanuly (10-0, 6 KOs) is positioned as the No. 2 middleweight by the WBO and gets back to Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, the site of his advancement triumph. On June 26, he battered previous title holder Rob Brant until Brant’s corner halted the battle after 8 rounds. From Zhilandy, Kazakhstan, the 2016 Olympian has taken out four straight rivals tracing all the way back to April 2019. N’Dam (38-5, 21 KOs), a 17-year professional from Cameroon, held the WBA middleweight world title in 2017 and tested for world titles on three different events. After a couple of losses at super middleweight, N’Dam gets back to the middleweight positions, where he most as of late crushed the impressive Martin Murray by means of greater part choice.
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