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Heather Hardy-Amanda Serrano in the works for Haney-Abdullaev co-main

Serrano formerly held Hardy’s title before switching weight classes in 2016

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Patrick Stumberg is a freelance writer for SB Nation, first joining the network in 2011 before linking up with Bad Left Hook in 2015.

The Devin Haney-Zaur Abdullaev card on DAZN just keeps getting beefier, even as its planned date continues to bounce back and fourth. Now once again scheduled for September 13th, the Hulu Theater show will reportedly feature WBO featherweight queen Heather Hardy defending her title against seven-division champion Amanda Serrano.

Also planned for the card are Daniel Roman’s super bantamweight title defense against Murodjon Akhmadaliev and a heavyweight tilt between Michael Hunter and Sergey Kuzmin.

Hardy (22-0, 4 KO) had been splitting her time between boxing and MMA since 2017, going 2-2 in the Bellator cage and most recently suffering a ground-and-pound loss to Taylor Turner in May, but recently confirmed her re-commitment to the sweet science. She’d previously claimed the aforementioned WBO title with a decision over Shelly Vincent as part of last October’s Daniel Jacobs-Sergiy Derevyanchenko card.

Serrano (36-1-1, 27 KO) has spent the last few years bouncing between weight classes seemingly at random, racking up title after title along the way. An uncharacteristically inactive 2018 saw her take a decision over Yamila Esther Reynoso for the WBO super lightweight title, after which she dropped 20 pounds to bulldoze Eva Voraberger and claim the sanctioning body’s super flyweight belt in January.

Serrano actually held Hardy’s current title back in 2016, defending it once before moving to super bantamweight to knock out Alexandra Lazar for the belt.

Even without any of DAZN’s biggest hitters, this card looks stacked. I know what I’m doing that Friday night.

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