‘We’re on the brink now’: Eddie Hearn on Katie Taylor vs. Amanda Serrano announcement, Jake Paul's 'brilliant' role

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Undisputed women’s lightweight champion Katie Taylor and seven-weight world champion Amanda Serrano are on the brink of agreeing terms for a fight this April.

Speaking to The DAZN Boxing Show, Matchroom boss Eddie Hearn revealed that contracts are being finalised and an announcement is imminent.

“The contracts are getting finalised at the moment. We're on the brink now,” Hearn said.

“That's the biggest fight in the history of female boxing. And it's going to be a massive fight for boxing in 2022.”

Hearn also had praise for the work Jake Paul has done for Serrano when it comes to increasing her profile. The unified women's world featherweight champion has a promotional deal with the internet star’s Most Valuable Promotions.

“Jake Paul has done a brilliant job for her [Amanda Serrano]. He's massively increased Amanda Serrano's value,” Hearn stated.

“She deserves this, the price that was offered three years ago, that's not the price anymore. As they say, yesterday's price is not today and Jake Paul's a massive reason for that.

“Female boxing doesn't get any bigger than this fight. I mean, in a way I want to stop saying ‘this is the biggest fight in female boxing.’ This is one of the biggest fights in boxing.”

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