Jake Paul and Amanda Serrano results: Paul takes out Ryan Bourland in first round, Serrano’s fight canceled

In what was supposed to be a night to remember in Puerto Rico, Amanda Serrano would like to forget the moment her fight against Nina Meinke got canceled at the last minute. 

The unified featherweight champion was in tears as she entered the ring moments before her fight was supposed to happen. It was rumored Serrano had issues with her eye, but the DAZN broadcast team didn’t announce anything. Serrano and Paul later confirmed she had an exposed cornea for over 36 hours.

The doctors wouldn’t medically clear her, and all fans from inside the sold-out Jose Miguel Agrelot Coliseum got a refund. Meinke also received her full fight purse, per a release from Most Valuable Promotions. 

“I am so sorry. I came to fight, to put on a show for you guys. I will be back. I will retire here. I give you guys everything. I want you guys to be proud of me. I’m so sorry,” Serrano said.

Serrano produced attendance records in Puerto Rico leading to the fight. The contest would have been her second 12 three-minute round fight against a game Meinke. It was unknown how long the broadcast team, who promoted the fight all night, knew about the situation. 

MORE: Why did Jake and Logan Paul move to Puerto Rico?

Here’s an official statement from Most Valuable Promotions:

Most Valuable Promotions - Boxing

(Most Valuable Promotions)

Serrano promised she would be back and plans to retire in Puerto Rico. 

Meanwhile, Jake Paul continued his quest to become a legitimate boxing star in what was supposed to be the co-main event against Ryan Bourland. Bourland, who competed twice since 2018, didn’t stand a chance against “The Problem Child.” He did land big shots to the head of Paul, but Paul used volume to punish Bourland. 

Paul used jabs, uppercuts, and body shots to bully Bourland. He later had him in the corner and landed a flurry of punches to the head. The referee saw enough and stopped the fight as Bourland fell to the floor. 

Per CompuBox, Paul landed 24 shots on 74 attempts (32.4%). Bourland could only muster three landed shots. Paul is now 9-1 as a professional.

“I’m the face of this sport. Who is doing more for boxing than me? I’m here to stay. I’m a staple in this game,” Paul said.

In the only title fight of the night, Jonathan Gonzalez remained the WBO light flyweight champion in a tight contest against Rene Santiago. They competed in a back-and-forth affair, with not one fighter having the edge over the other. The judges scored the contest 116-112, 115-113, and 117-111 in favor of Gonzalez. 

Per CompuBox, Gonzalez landed 126 shots to Santiago’s 118. Gonzalez wants a unification fight against WBA, WBC, and The Ring champion Kenshiro Teraji.

Meanwhile, Javon Walton and Joshua Torres fought to a draw. Walton, known for playing Ashtray on the HBO show Euphoria, was making his pro debut. 

Opening the main card, Krystal Rosado defeated Gloria Munguilla via majority decision. Rosado was one of the first fighters Serrano signed. They competed in a three-minute round fight, continuing the trend of women’s boxing changing things up. 

The Sporting News provided full results from the fight card in Puerto Rico. Check it out! 

Amanda Serrano vs. Nina Meinke results

  • Amanda Serrano (c) vs. Nina Meinke for the IBF, WBA, WBO, and Ring featherweight titles – canceled
  • Jake Paul def. Ryan Bourland via TKO (2:37 into round one)
  • Jonathan Gonzalez (c) def. Rene Santiago via unanimous decision for the WBO light flyweight title (116-112, 115-113, 117-111)
  • Javon Walton and Joshua Torres fought to a majority draw (39-37 Walton, 38-38, 38-38)
  • Krystal Rosado def. Gloria Munguilla via majority decision (38-38, 40-36, 40-36)
  • Elijah Flores def. Alejandro Munera via TKO (2:49 into round four)
  • Christopher Diaz def. Headley Scott via TKO (1:48 into round two)

Source

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *