With an unanimous decision victory vs Marie-Eve Dicaire in Manchester, Natasha Jonas added the IBF super-welterweight title to the ones she already held and proceeded to amass titles above her natural fighting weight, know the full undercard results and purse
The WBA super-welterweight championship is now held by Terri Harper, so Natasha Jonas is now just one belt away from becoming undisputed champion. With this scenario in super-welterweight division, long-overdue rematch between Jonas and Harper should be on the horizon.
Natasha Jonas vs Marie Eve Dicaire Purse, Payout, Winner, Full Fight Card Results, Score And Highlights
Natasha Jonas wins! 🥊
WBC, WBO and IBF light-middleweight world champion 🔥 pic.twitter.com/6ZgoQrEthW
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Natasha Jonas will receive a confirmed $500,000 salary along with the majority of the PPV portion, according to several sources. In addition to her PPV portion, Marie Eve Dicaire will get a confirmed $275,000. PPV money and share hasn’t been announced yet, but it is likely that total earning of both will increase after the amount gets disbursed.
On Friday, the AO Arena in Manchester hosted the highly anticipated super-welterweight division title unification fight. The ring-walk for Natasha Jonas vs. Marie Eve Dicaire started at 11:00 PM GMT (6:00 PM ET), while the main event started at 7:00 PM GMT (2:00 AM ET). Following ten exciting rounds, Natasha Jonas added the IBF super-welterweight title to her collection by defeating Marie Eve Dicaire. Currently, Jonas holds WBC, WBO, & IBF super-welterweight and will be hoping for match against Claressa Shields in 2023.
Full Fight Card Results
- Natasha Jonas defeated Marie Eve Dicaire: Super-welterweight
- Ricky Hatton (no winner) Marco Antonio Barrera: Exhibtion
- Dalton Smith defeated Kaisee Benjamin: Super-lightweight
- Tyler Denny won against Bradley Rea: Middleweight
- Frazer Clarke defeated Kamil Sokolowski: Heavyweight
- Viddal Riley won against Ross McGuigan: Cruiserweight
Natasha Jonas vs Marie Eve-Dicaire Match Events & How it Unfolded?
For the first time in her professional career, Jonas faced off against another southpaw. Jonas initially targeted the opponent’s body but afterwards marked the spot with two devastating left crosses. Before the round was through, Dicaire was still able to advance and throw her own backhand through. Early on, Jonas had discovered her power blows, but when she swung from side to side, she was able to counter the IBF champion with her footwork and jab. Dicaire pushed in with a series of straight punches in an effort to regain the initiative. However, that made it possible for Jonas’ hooks to fly over the top. The Canadian nonetheless managed to uncork a harsh cross to the chin as a warning of the dangers she might present.
Later in the fifth round, Jonas had to struggle to get off the ropes so she could face Dicaire in a direct confrontation. During sixth round, Dicaire caught Jonas with a powerful lead right hook, but in the seventh round, Jonas returned favor with the same strike. Jonas had won a number of rounds, but the final round saw them collide violently, making for an exciting conclusion to the fight. Despite surviving KO defeat, Dicaire failed to bother her opponent and hence, judges scored fight 97-93, 98-92, 100-90 in favor of Jonas.
Natasha Jonas vs Marie Eve-Dicaire Post-match Reactions & Next Fight for Jonas
As the WBC and WBO champion going into the fight, Jonas quickly laid out her objectives for the upcoming year after winning her third world championship. After the match, Jonas spoke with reporters about a prospective matchup with Claressa Shields.
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