Natasha Jonas will attempt to become a two-time champion in July.
Sky Sports Boxing has revealed that Natasha Jonas would face Kandi Wyatt for the vacant IBF welterweight title on July 1, 2023. This bout will take place on the undercard of Franchon Crews-Dezurn vs Savannah Marshall undisputed title bout.
BREAKING 🚨: Natasha Jonas will bid to become a two-weight world champion in her next fight against Kandi Wyatt on July 1 – live on Sky Sports 🥊 pic.twitter.com/ZsShxUtPSt— Sky Sports Boxing (@SkySportsBoxing) June 19, 2023
Natasha Jonas unified the women’s IBF middleweight title along with her WBC and WBO middleweight titles when she defeated Marie-Eve Dicaire in November 2022. Now she aims to become a double-weight champion and add a fourth belt to her locker room.
On the other hand, things have not been really well for Kandi Wyatt in her last few bouts. She is on a three-fight losing streak and is coming off an undisputed welterweight titles bout loss against Jessica McCaskill. Her last win came against Beatriz Aguilar back in February 2020.
Natasha Jonas was the first female British Boxer ever to qualify for the Olympics. Now, she has an opportunity to add another cap to her feather.
Will Jonas be able to be the double-weight champion when she faces Kandi Wyatt at the AO Arena on July 1?