“Bri La Pelúa” will once again sing La Borinqueña in Amanda Serrano’s fight
NY. Puerto Rican singer Brigitte Dávila, better known as “Bri La Pelua”He feels he is walking in the clouds because he will once again have the opportunity to sing “La Borinqueña” during a billboard starring his compatriot Amanda Serrano.
This time it will be on Saturday, February 4 in the program entitled “Indisputable”, where the Puerto Rican will face the Mexican Erika Cruz (15-1, 3 KO) at the Hulu Theater inside Madison Square Garden in New York, for unify the world titles in the featherweight division (126 pounds).
“I feel very proud because in the first fight, the experience was like a dream, and this is the opportunity to repeat that dream again. For me it is very big and it is a pride. Above all, having the opportunity to sing the anthem at Madison Square Garden with a fighter that I admire. I am very happy and content, ”said the artist.
Dávila was the talent who was in charge of singing the Puerto Rican anthem in the mega fight between Serrano and the Irish Katie Taylor held on April 30 of last year, precisely, in New York for the 135-pound belts.
Dávila recalled that the relationship with Serrano (43-2-1, 30 KO) began “at the beginning of April of last year.” At that time, the interpreter was performing at Arena Medalla, located in the T-Mobile District in San Juan, when the Puerto Rican fighter arrived at the venue.
“I couldn’t believe she was walking in. I stopped the show and said: ‘Amanda Serrano in the house. I can’t believe it’. So, I started talking about her trajectory and I put her on the stage, ”she related.
Later, Dávila let Serrano know that it would be an honor for her to sing the national anthem in a fight. Three days before the duel against TaylorHe asked her if she was ready for that Saturday.
Surprise seized the artist, who understood that it was an invitation to see the billboard. When Serrano told her that she was waiting for her as a singer, she prepared herself for the encomienda.
For that occasion, she wore a white piece by the renowned dressmaker Stella Nolasco, who will dress her again for the fight against Cruz.
“When she (Serrano) called me again in December, I almost died of a heart attack. This is a dream come true”, he stipulated.
For her part, Serrano accepted that Dávila’s interpretation makes her sentimental and helps her create an atmosphere of patriotic pride.
“She always makes me cry. i love his voice. It is the first step to make sure that I do what I have to do”, declared Serrano.