Natasha Jonas Successfully Defends IBF Welterweight Title with Split-Decision Victory against Mikaela Mayer in 10-round held in Liverpool

Exciting Showdown in Liverpool as Natasha Jonas Holds on to IBF Welterweight Title

Natasha Jonas successfully defended her IBF welterweight world championship by securing a split-decision victory against Mikaela Mayer in a highly competitive 10-round bout held in Liverpool.

The confrontation involved a battle between Jonas, an accomplished champion in two weight divisions, and Mayer, a former undisputed champion in the super featherweight category who was making her welterweight debut.
The fight was scored by two judges, with scores of 96-94 and 96-95 in favor of Jonas. The third judge scored it 97-93 in favor of Mayer, as Mayer had a strong finish.

she initiated the confrontation by delivering impactful punches to Mayer’s body. As the match progressed, Jonas gained momentum and displayed her skills by strategically targeting both Mayer’s head and body, effectively preventing Mayer from making significant advancements.
The favored contestant at home was faced with a considerable challenge when Mayer executed a well-executed punch, causing Jonas to become vulnerable after a strong start.
Mayer demonstrated commendable resilience in facing a challenging audience, and in round five, she skillfully landed precise body shots on Jonas.

Both fighters went hell for leather in the closing stages, with Jonas battling an injury to her left eye and Mayer looking for a knockout that did not materialize.

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