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Katie Taylor’s Father Calls For Irish Champion To Retire After Battle With Jessica McCaskill

Katie Taylor’s father and former trainer, Pete Taylor, has called for his daughter to hang up her gloves and retire from boxing.  Although Katie Taylor is still establishing herself on the professional scene and only made her first WBA lightweight title defence on Wednesday night, her father believes it is time for the Irish champion to pack it in. Taylor …

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Watch: Two Incredible Moments From Katie Taylor’s Enthralling Battle With Jessica McCaskill

If you haven’t seen Katie Taylor’s WBA title bout with Jessica McCaskill, it is certainly worth checking out in full… Heading into her WBA lightweight title defence last night, Katie Taylor was the overwhelming favourite with most pundits predicting that the Irish champion would walk through her American opponent. However, Taylor was given a much tougher fight than most expected …

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Recent Holly Holm Comments Suggest Mooted Fight With Katie Taylor Is Highly Unlikely

Based on recent comments from Holly Holm, a mooted clash between she and Ireland’s Katie Taylor seems highly unlikely. Murmurings about a potential boxing match between the pair emerged in late summer/early autumn, with both Taylor’s promoter Eddie Hearn and her manager Brian Peters suggesting that the fight could come together at a later date. “There’s huge interest from American …

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Who Are The Women Katie Taylor Must Defeat To Unify The Lightweight Division?

Katie Taylor’s post-fight comments at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday night said an awful lot about her character. She had just scored a unanimous decision win over the rugged, tough and durable Argentine Anahi Esther Sanchez over ten rounds. Yet she was critical, characterizing her own performance as “a bit wild at times.” She had just claimed the WBA …

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Twitter Reacts As Katie Taylor Claims World Title In Cardiff

CARDIFF, WALES - OCTOBER 28: Katie Taylor celebrates victory after the WBA Lightweight World Championship contest against Anahi Sanchez at Principality Stadium on October 28, 2017 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Ireland’s Katie Taylor claimed her first world title as a professional on Saturday night, as she outpointed Anahi Esther Sanchez over a rough, physical ten rounds at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff. After pipping a pretty uneventful first round, Taylor almost closed the show in the second, dropping her Argentine opponent with a vicious and beautifully placed body shot. Sanchez …

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Eddie Hearn Confirms Katie Taylor Will Face WBA Lightweight Champ On October 28th

As expected, Katie Taylor will challenge for world honours on the undercard of IBF and WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua’s title fight with Bulgaria’s Kubrat Pulev at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff on October 28th. Taylor’s promoter Eddie Hearn announced today that the Bray boxer’s opponent will be WBA lightweight champion Anahi Esther Sanchez of Argentina. Delighted to announce @KatieTaylor …

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Katie Taylor Slaughters Jasmine Clarkson In Brooklyn

Katie Taylor made an impressive U.S professional debut on Saturday night, as she stopped Jasmine Clarkson in the third round on the undercard of Adrien Broner vs. Mikey Garcia at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. In each of her five previous pro fights Taylor was electric, aggressively stalking her opponents and throwing lightning fast combinations with astounding frequency. …

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Katie Taylor’s American Debut Confirmed

London , United Kingdom - 29 April 2017, Katie Taylor celebrates victory in her WBA Inter-Continental Lightweight Championship bout with Nina Meinke at Wembley Stadium, in London, England. (Photo By Brendan Moran/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

Katie Taylor’s American debut has been confirmed for July 29 at the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn, on the undercard of the super-lightweight clash between unbeaten Mikey Garcia and four-weight world champion Adrien Broner. The Bray Bomber will defend the WBA Female Intercontinental Lightweight title she won in April in an eight-round contest against an as yet unnamed opponent. Taylor’s promoter, …

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Katie Taylor Will Face Unbeaten Nina Meinke In WBA Title Eliminator On Joshua Vs Klitschko Bill

Ireland’s Katie Taylor will face fellow unbeaten fighter Nina Meinke on the undercard of the massive heavyweight showdown between Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley Stadium on April 29th. Taylor was penciled in for a slot on the card quite some time ago, but her promoters Matchroom Boxing only confirmed the identity of the Bray boxer’s opponent today. Additionally, …

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Inevitable Comparisons Between Katie Taylor And Nicola Adams Flood Twitter After Latter’s Pro Debut

Two-time Olympic gold medallist Nicola Adams made a successful professional debut on Saturday night, beating Argentina’s Virginia Noemi Carcamo on points over four rounds at the Manchester Arena. As a match-up on paper, it was exactly what one would expect for the maiden pro outing of a hyped prospect, with Adams’ opponent coming into the bout sporting a modest 4-2-1 …

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