Alycia Baumgardner Set to Defend Title

June 08, 2023

Athlete Studio

Alycia Baumgardner, the undisputed junior lightweight champion, is set to defend her title in a highly anticipated rematch against Christina Linardatou on July 15 in Detroit. Baumgardner, who hails from Fremont, Ohio, and trains in Detroit, will make her first defense of the title in what promises to be a thrilling fight.

Baumgardner (14-1, 7 KO) won the title in February of this year with a resounding victory over Elhem Mekhaled at the Hulu Theatre in Madison Square Garden. Now, she faces the only woman to have ever beaten her in the ring. Linardatou (14-2, 6 KO) is a formidable opponent, with wins over Aleksandra Vujovic, but losses to heavyweights Katie Taylor and Delfine Persoon.

Linardatou was originally scheduled to fight Mikaela Mayer in April, but had to pull out due to a medical issue. Now, she'll face the most high-profile woman she has beaten for the second time. This is sure to be an intense title fight, with both fighters eager to prove their dominance in the ring.

For Baumgardner, this is a homecoming fight, as she trains under Tony Harrison in Detroit. Her fans will be out in full force to support her in what is sure to be a thrilling match. In addition to the title fight, Richardson Hitchins and Montana Love will also be fighting on the card.

Don't miss this chance to see Alycia Baumgardner defend her title in a nail-biting rematch against Christina Linardatou. The champion is ready to prove her dominance in the ring, and the challenger is eager to take home the title. Get your tickets now and be a part of the action!

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