Irish world champion boxer Katie Taylor has been honoured by the British Boxing Board of Control as their Overseas Boxer of the Year.
Taylor will cap off another fantastic few months by joining the likes of Errol Spence, Vitali Klitschko, Sergey Kovalev and Guillermo Rigondeaux within this exclusive club.
Congratulations to @katietaylor who is the British Boxing Board of Control's 2018 Overseas Boxer of the Year joining an illustrious list of great fighters who have previously won the award. #BBBofCAwards2018 #GameChanger pic.twitter.com/SI1tZZ9s1C
— Brian Peters (@BPPboxing) September 28, 2018
The Bray-native will return to the ring in October to face Cindy Serrano in an effort to move to 11-0 since turning pro.
Katie took to her official Twitter page to react to the announcement that she has won this year’s BBBoC Overseas Boxer of the Year award.
Honoured and privileged to follow in the footsteps of some of these great fighters! https://t.co/5uzCCihyU4
— Katie Taylor (@KatieTaylor) September 29, 2018
2018 was certainly a great year for Katie Taylor but with the looming presence of some very real challenges, who knows, 2019 could well be shaping up to be an even better one.
Cillian Cunningham, Pundit Arena