Last weekend, in the second ever HBO televised women’s boxing bout, Heather “The Heat” Hardy defeated rival Shelly Vincent for the second time to claim the WBO featherweight championship.
After ten entertaining rounds, Hardy won the scorecards. Judges scored the bout 97-93, 97-93, and 99-91. This fight was a rematch to their 2016 hotly contested Fight of the Year, which Hardy one by decision.
Hardy improved her unbeaten boxing record to 22-0, 4 KOs while Vincent fell to 23-2, 1 KO– with both of Vincent’s losses coming from Hardy.
Check out the highlights below!
Hardy is currently under contract with Bellator MMA. Her dual contract allows her to compete in both MMA and boxing, however, she has said she will only return to boxing for world championship bouts.
Did you get to watch the bout? What did your scorecards look like?