Alycia Baumgardner: ”I Definitely Stop Mikaela Mayer”

Alycia Baumgardner Wants Her Respect From Mikaela Mayer!

Alycia Baumgardner and Mikaela Mayer square-off
Alycia Baumgardner and Mikaela Mayer in opposing fighting stances

Alycia Baumgardner Confident She Stops Mikaela Mayer When They Fight!

Newly crowned WBC female junior lightweight champion Alycia “The Bomb” Baumgardner (11-1, 7KOs) is still on cloud nine after her big upset win over former WBC champion Terri Harper (11-1-1, 6KOs) this past November. The victory was brutal as The Bomb left Harper out cold on her feet in the fourth round.

Not only did the win make her a champion, it also put a bullseye on her back from the fellow champions in her division. In particular is one unified junior lightweight champion, Mikaela Mayer (16-0, 5KOs). The two have gone back and forth on social media trading insults. So far it hasn’t resulted in a unification bout happening.


Not suffering from a lack of confidence Baumgardner was asked about Mayer’s comments regarding her and also gave a prediction on what happens when they fight. She told Behind The Gloves the following:

“It is personal because there’s a difference when someone speaks about somebody and when they speak on them. You know, Mikaela was speaking on me, like, ‘oh, who said Alycia was a puncher? Oh, look at her resume.’ It was all down talk, nothing positive.

So again when I went into the ring and I proved that I was a puncher, that I can box and that I am who I am, and the best at 130, I proved that. And, I think obviously I have a world title, she’s going to want to fight me, I’m going to want to fight her.

But the talk was just different. The talk was different and so [….] yeah, yeah it was in a more disrespectful way. Like, give me my credit because I didn’t have the TV fight, I didn’t have the best promoter, but I had my chance and I made that opportunity for what it was and I had an outstanding performance. Like, she’s not doing that.

You’re (Mayer) not getting knockouts like I am and I went over there the underdog and knocked Terri Harper out in the fourth round, so that speaks volumes. That speaks a lot of volumes from, ‘oh who’s this girl?’ No, it’s Alycia. So, you know, that’s just how I felt about it.”

On if she stops Mikaela Mayer:

“Yeah I do, I definitely do. I do stop Mikaela.”

From the looks of things, it seems as though Baumgardner is being positioned by her co-promoter, Eddie Hearn, to take on WBA champion Hyun Mi Choi (19-0-1, 5KOs) in a unification bout later in 2022. The winner of that bout would presumably go on to face Mayer in a junior lightweight undisputed title clash.

Let’s hope that these two ladies get the opportunity to do the talking with their fists sometime in 2022.

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By: Jerrell Fletcher

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