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Sarah Liegmann To Make Professional Debut on September 4 in Omaha


The newest female boxing prodigy managed by Mark Taffet Media – 19-year-old Sarah Liegmann from Germany – will be a 17-time amateur kickboxing world champion and 25-time European amateur kickboxing champion on Saturday 4th Liegmann, will take on North Carolina’s Kedra Bradley in a four-round super bantamweight bout.

“I’m very excited to be making my professional boxing debut in the USA on September 4th. For me it will be a lifelong dream come true, ”said Sarah Liegmann.

“I’ve been training very hard with trainer John David Jackson in Florida for months and can’t wait to get in the ring and show the American fans my progress. I want to thank my manager Mark Taffet and promoter John Carden for giving me this opportunity. I will do my best to show the boxing world that I am ready for this challenge and journey. “

Inspired by female martial arts superstars Claressa Shields, Holly Holm, Amanda Serrano and Kayla Harrison – all of whom stood out as female sports icons during their careers and pursued a second martial arts discipline – Sarah embarked on a unique path as a European woman that began her professional career Career in the USA. She has also shown her seriousness by choosing as her boxing trainer and mentor the coach of the champions John David Jackson, a former professional boxing champion who coached Claressa Shields and Evander Holyfield among his list of pre-eminent talents. Liegmann and Jackson train in Jackson’s home state of Florida.

“With an unbelievable 17 world championship titles in amateur kickboxing at the age of only 19, Sarah Liegmann is one of the most special young athletes in the world and has a bright future ahead of her,” said Mark Taffet, President of Mark Taffet Media.

“Sarah deserves tremendous credit for her professional debut in boxing – a different sport than the one in which she received incredible awards throughout her youth. She is fearless and wants to be a pioneer and role model for young women all over the world. “

Liegmann is the latest boxer to join the list of top female talent run by former HBOPPV boss Mark Taffet under his Mark Taffet media banner. Other top female boxers managed by Taffet include: 2-time Olympic and 10-time world champion in 3 weight classes Claressa Shields, WBC heavyweight silver champion Danielle Perkins, WBC interim junior middleweight champion Patricia Berghult and Scotland’s first female world champion and current # 3 world numbered super welterweight Hannah Rankin.

“I’m really excited to test my skills against Sarah Liegmann on September 4th,” said Kedra Bradley of North Carolina, Greensboro. “I’ve made great strides with my new coach, Jeff Copeland, and I’m looking forward to a great fight and win when I step into the ring in Omaha!”



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