Boxing results: Shakur Stevenson dominates Oscar Valdez; Katie Taylor outpoints Amanda Serrano

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In the first main event Saturday night, Katie Taylor and Amanda Serrano went toe-to-toe in an absolute slugfest in front of a sellout crowd at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

Fans in attendance not only witnessed history being made as Taylor and Serrano became the first women to headline a fight card at "The World's Most Famous Arena," but were treated to one of the best women's bouts of all time.

Taylor ended up winning the fight by split decision to retain her undisputed lightweight title and immediately accepted that a rematch was in order. Judges scored the bout 94-96, 97-93 and 96-93.

On the other side of the country at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, WBO super featherweight champion Shakur Stevenson stayed undefeated after handing WBC champion Oscar Valdez his first career loss. Stevenson moved to 18-0.

Stevenson-Valdez, Serrano-Taylor live blog

Shakur Stevenson-Oscar Valdez main card results

Super featherweight: Shakur Stevenson def. Oscar Valdez by unanimous decision (118-109, 118-109, 117-110)

Lightweight: Keyshawn Davis def. Esteban Davis by TKO in R6

Middleweight: Nico Ali Walsh def. Alejandro Ibarra by KO at 2:50 of R1

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - APRIL 29: Oscar Valdez (L) and Shakur Stevenson (R) face-off during the weigh in prior to their WBC and WBO junior lightweight championship at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 29, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Mikey Williams/Top Rank Inc via Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - APRIL 29: Oscar Valdez (L) and Shakur Stevenson (R) face-off during the weigh in prior to their WBC and WBO junior lightweight championship at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 29, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Mikey Williams/Top Rank Inc via Getty Images)

Shakur Stevenson-Oscar Valdez prelims results

Lightweight: Raymond Muratalla def. Jeremy Hill by TKO at 2:27 of R3:

Super featherweight: Andres Cortes def. Alexis del Bosque by TKO at 0:43 of R6:

Middleweight: Troy Isley def. Anthony Hannah by TKO in R2

Lightweight: Abdullah Mason def. Luciano Ramos by TKO at 2:32 of R1

Welterweight: Antoine Cobb vs. Jaylan Phillips ends in majority draw (39-37, 38-38, 38-38)

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - APRIL 29: Katie Taylor of Ireland (L) and Amanda Serrano of Puerto Rico (R) face off during the Weigh-In leading up to their World Lightweight Title fight at The Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden on April 29, 2022 in New York, New York. The bout will be the first women's combat sports fight to headline Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Sarah Stier/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - APRIL 29: Katie Taylor of Ireland (L) and Amanda Serrano of Puerto Rico (R) face off during the Weigh-In leading up to their World Lightweight Title fight at The Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden on April 29, 2022 in New York, New York. The bout will be the first women's combat sports fight to headline Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Sarah Stier/Getty Images)

Amanda Serrano-Katie Taylor main card results

Lightweight: Katie Taylor def. Amanda Serrano by split decision (94-96, 97-93, 96-93)

Super welterweight: Liam Smith def. Jessie Vargas by TKO at 0:41 of R10

Super middleweight: Franchon Crews Dezurn def. Elin Cederroos by unanimous decision (99-91, 99-91, 97-93)

Flyweight: Galal Yafai def. Miguel Cartagena by TKO (corner stoppage) in R2

Amanda Serrano-Katie Taylor undercard card full results

Middleweight: Austin Williams def. Chordale Booker by TKO at 2:25 of R1

Welterweight: Reshat Mati def. Joe Eli Hernandez by unanimous decision (80-72, 80-72, 80-72)

Featherweight: Skye Nicolson def. Shanecqua Paisley Davis by unanimous decision (60-53, 60-53, 60-53)

Light heavyweight: Khalil Coe def. William Langston by unanimous decision 58-56, 59-55, 60-54)

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