Natasha Jonas vs Mikaela Mayer Set For Jan 20 In Liverpool

Natasha Jonas vs Mikaela Mayer Date, Time, TV Channel, Main Event Ring Walks

  • Britain’s Natasha Jonas Will Face American Mikaela Mayer Next
  • The Bout Will Headline A BOXXER Card In Liverpool On Jan 20
  • The Card Will Stream Live On Sky Sports (UK) And ESPN + (US) has learnt that Natasha Jonas will defend her IBF Welterweight strap against Mikaela Mayer in her next fight on Saturday, January 20 at Liverpool’s M&S Bank Arena.

It will be a joint promotion between Ben Shalom’s BOXXER and Bob Arum’s Top Rank with the card streaming live on Sky Sports in the U.K..

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Jonas and Mayer have both lost to Undisputed champions in recent years, namely Katie Taylor and Alycia Baumgardner.

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Britain’s Jonas claimed the title with an 8th-round TKO win against the overmatched Kandi Wyatt earlier this year.

Mayer has had two tune-ups in the UK at 135 and 140 since her defeat to Baumgardner last October. She now moves up another weight class for the Jonas fight – a three-weight jump from her last significant fight.

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The American last appeared on a Sky Sports broadcast in September where Jonas was commentating and the general takeaway from there was that a fight between the pair could be made easily enough.

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Mayer will struggle to land big fights from 135-147 as most of the belts are tied up at Matchroom so she has to take a major jump to land another marquee fight.

Natasha Jonas vs Mikaela Mayer Date, Time, TV Channel

When: Saturday, January 20

Where: M&S Bank Arena In Liverpool, England

How To Watch: Sky Sports (UK) and ESPN +

When Do The Prelims Start: 5 pm GMT (12 pm ET, 9 am PT)

When Does The Main Card Start: 7 pm GMT (2 pm ET, 11 am PT)

What Time Are The Ring Walks?: 10 pm GMT (5 pm ET, 2 pm PT)

By Darshan Desai