Mikaela Mayer will proceed to do no matter attainable to safe a rematch with division rival Alycia Baumgardner.
Again in October, Baumgardner gained a tricky ten spherical break up resolution over Mayer to unify the WBC, IBF, WBO, IBO titles on the O2 Enviornment in London.
Mayer believes he did greater than sufficient to win the struggle.
“I nonetheless imagine that I gained,” Mayer informed Sky Sports activities. “I do not even really feel prefer it might have been a draw, I feel I gained fairly clearly by at the very least two rounds.”
There was no rematch clause within the struggle, so Mayer is compelled to struggle her option to a rematch.
One state of affairs is a possible struggle with Christina Linardatou within the early months of 2023.
“You do not get what you deserve on this sport or life, you get what you negotiate and we did not negotiate a rematch clause. However the numbers are there. Individuals wish to see it, the followers wish to see it and that must be sufficient. The truth that the followers need it, that must be sufficient for Baumgardner,” Mayer mentioned. “That is obtained to eat at her. I feel she’ll be pushed into this rematch by everybody.
“I do not need any little fights. I solely wish to problem myself towards one of the best. [Persoon’s] staff mentioned we wish to struggle Mikaela however we’re not accessible for February or March. I do not know why. Possibly she seems like she’s the following in line for that belt [which Baumgardner holds]. So perhaps she does not wish to danger shedding to me.
“Our subsequent greatest thought was let’s go for the lady that beat Baumgardner, which is Christina Linardatou. She’s fought Katie Taylor, she’s solely misplaced to Persoon and Katie Taylor. So I really feel good difficult myself towards somebody like her. She’s powerful. We’re ready on that. Regardless we’re getting within the ring late February, early March.”