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Serrano vs Meinke Deep Dive: Boxing Odds and Betting Preview | Unified Women’s Featherweight Title Bout 3/2/24

At Coliseo Jose Miguel Agrelot in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Saturday, March 2nd, in a 12-round featherweight bout, Amanda “The Real Deal” Serrano will do battle with Nina “The Brave” Meinke for the IBO, WBO, IBF, WBA, and The Ring Female World titles.

Serrano and Meinke will throw down for the Puerto Rican crowd, and with that in mind, I’m here to cover all your boxing betting needs for the highly contested championship bout.

Serrano vs. Meinke Deep Dive: Boxing Odds & Betting Preview
Serrano vs. Meinke Deep Dive: Boxing Odds & Betting Preview


Serrano vs Meinke Event Information

  1. Date & Time: Saturday, March. 2, 2024 – 07:00 p.m. ET
  2. Location: El Coliseo de Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  3. Promotion: MVP
  4. Scheduled Bouts: 8
  5. Serrano vs Meinke Live Stream: Box Live
  6. Main Event Bout: Amanda Serrano vs Nina Meinke
  7. Co-Main Event: Jake Paul vs Ryan Bourland
  8. Moneyline Probability: Serrano – 98% (-5000) Meinke – 7.7% (+1200)


Serrano vs Meinke Betting Odds


Serrano vs Meinke: Fighter Previews

Amanda “The Real Deal” Serrano

Amanda Serrano is a highly accomplished champion in the sport, having won world titles ranging from super flyweight to super lightweight. She has claimed championships in seven classes thus far.

In April 2022, she suffered a split decision defeat against Katie Taylor in a lightweight championship fight and is eager for a rematch with the Irish boxer.

Serrano regained the title of undisputed champion in the 126-pound weight class after defeating Erika Hernandez and successfully defending the title against Heather Hardy.

‘The Real Deal’ created history by achieving a unanimous decision victory versus Danila Ramos in the first unified women’s championship, competing over 12 three-minute rounds without losing a single round. She is now up against Meinke (18-3, 4 KOs), a former European champion who has had difficulties performing at the international level.


Nina “The Brave” Meinke

Nina Meinke, 30, obtained a mandatory position for the IBF strap following a unanimous dominance in Munich last year but has never faced this level of opposition in over six years.

In 2017, Katie Taylor dispatched the German boxer in the seventh round. Her sole world title fight was in April 2022, resulting in a loss to the then-IBF champion, Sarah Mahfoud.

Nicknamed ‘The Brave,’ she has won six consecutive bouts, the last being a victory by points over Laura Ledezma in October 2023. In that fight, Meinke also secured the IBF Intercontinental title. Still, regarding high-profile opponents, she’s yet to prove herself on this stage, which is naturally represented by the sportsbook odds.



Serrano vs Meinke: The Tale of the Tape

Puerto Rico
Pro Record
Win/Loss (Last 5)
WBO, IBO, IBF, WBA, The Ring Female World (Featherweight)
Championship Titles
127 days
126 days
14 years
7 years

Serrano vs Meinke: Main Event Breakdown & Analysis

Meinke will be forced to utilize her reach and height advantage to the best of her abilities. She has noteworthy footwork, with a cracking left hand, and if possible, moving in and out of Serrano’s range could lead the champ to frustration and result in more points scored across the twelve rounds.

However, this is nothing but giving Meinke the benefit of the doubt. There’s a reason why Serrano is a -5000 online betting favorite, not just because of the roaring Puerto Rican crowd that will be in support.

Serrano is facing an opponent that’s collected a mere four knockouts from 21 pro boxing bouts. In contrast, the aggressive Puerto Rican has 30 KOs on her record. When faced with such a timid power puncher, without worrying about a knockdown or knockout, we can expect the hometown favorite to push forward and deliver the blistering strikes she’s known for.

The Best Boxing Pick: Serrano by KO/TKO [-150]

The homecoming of Serrano isn’t an easy outing on the best of days. Still, as Meinke is a fighter who doesn’t own a power threat, it’s difficult not to envision Serrano playing with her food, dictating the pressure, and landing whatever shots she chooses at her own free will throughout the course of the bout.

Taylor finished Meinke in round seven many moons ago, and I’m almost certain Serrano will look to one-up her Irish rival and make quick work of the German inside five. Expect an early onslaught, a disregard for Meinke’s finishing potential, and a lopsided beating behind power-induced combinations until the underdog crumbles via KO/TKO in round 5.

  1. Serrano hasn’t lost via KO/TKO in her career
  2. Meinke’s two high-profile title bouts resulted in defeat
  3. Meinke lost to Taylor via round 7 KO/TKO


Undisputed Women’s Featherweight Title Main Event: The Crystal Ball Predictions

In this southpaw v southpaw contest, a quick rub of my crystal ball reveals that the power of Serrano, alongside the home country advantage, experience level, and a willingness to one-up Taylor, will result in a round five knockout in favor of Puerto Rico’s finest. Make sure to include Serrano in your boxing picks this weekend.

Potential Best Bets from a Serrano KO in Round 5:

  1. Serrano Moneyline [-5000]
  2. Under 10 ½ Rounds [-125]
  3. Serrano by KO/TKO [-150]
  4. Serrano To Win in Round 5 [+1200]
  5. Fight To Go The Distance/No [-165]



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