Mikaela Mayer vs. Jennifer Han fight prediction, undercard, odds, start time, preview, expert pick


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Mikaela Mayer has huge plans, plans that embrace changing into undisputed tremendous featherweight champion and shifting up in weight to chase down huge names like Katie Taylor and Amanda Serrano at light-weight. First, nevertheless, Mayer must get previous Jennifer Han in a protection of her WBO and IBF titles on Saturday evening (10 p.m. ET, ESPN).

Judging by the chances for the battle, the expectation is that Mayer manages to deal with Han with ease. Han had a prolonged run as IBF champion at featherweight earlier than a visit as much as light-weight to get routed by Taylor in a bout with Taylor’s 4 world championships on the road.

Han obtained the decision to face Mayer as a result of the opposite two ladies who maintain titles at 130 kilos, WBC champ Alycia Baumgardner and WBA champ Hyun Mi Choi, have plans to face one another down the street. These plans have left Mayer pissed off and led to a war of words with Baumgardner.

With the prospect of unifying all 4 titles at tremendous featherweight off the desk for the foreseeable future, Mayer has shifted her focus to the April 30 battle between Taylor and Serrano, which is arguably the most important battle within the historical past of girls’s boxing.

Mayer says she’ll be ringside for the battle and that she’s prepared to maneuver up in weight and face the winner in a bid to grow to be a four-belt champion at 135 kilos.

“It is a win-win state of affairs for me as a result of a battle with Katie Taylor could be phenomenal and a battle with Amanda Serrano could be big for America. So combating the winner is my dream,” Mayer told The Guardian. “I’ll be at my finest at light-weight as a result of I will be naturally stronger at 135 kilos as I am strolling round at 150 and I am 5-foot-9. I am so prepared for Taylor or Serrano.”

Let’s check out the battle card earlier than making a prediction and choose on the principle occasion. Odds by way of Caesars Sportsbook.

Mayer vs. Han card, odds

Mikaela Mayer (c) -2200

Jennifer Han +1100

WBO & IBF tremendous featherweight titles

Giovani Santillan -2200

Jeovanis Barraza +1100

Welterweight

Jason Moloney -2000

Francisco Pedroza Portillo +1000

Bantamweight

Andrew Moloney -2500

Gilberto Mendoza +1200

Tremendous flyweight

Duke Ragan

Diuhl Olguin

Featherweight

Prediction

Mayer has greater than confirmed her means to undergo a struggle and are available out of it together with her hand raised. That was on show in opposition to  Maïva Hamadouche in arguably the most effective battle of 2021. Girls’s boxing goes via an enormous evolution and Mayer is part of that whereas Han is in that group of girls who’re getting lapped by the brand new era. There’s not a ton of drama or thriller to this battle past whether or not Han can final to a choice. Choose: Mikaela Mayer by way of UD


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