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Katie Taylor’s Rematch With Delfine Persoon Confirmed For Next Month

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After some lengthy negotiations, Katie Taylor and Delfine Persoon have finally agreed to run it back. Taylor vs. Persoon II will act as chief support for the heavyweight meeting of Dillian Whyte and Alexander Povetkin on August 22. Despite suggestions from Persoon’s camp that they would be declining the opportunity for a rematch with Taylor due to changing demands from …

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Katie Taylor’s Rematch With Delfine Persoon In Doubt

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It turns out that Katie Taylor vs. Delfine Persoon II may not be going ahead next month after all. In recent days, it had been reported that Katie Taylor’s next outing would see her run it back with Delfine Persoon in a rematch of their 2019 clash. Reports suggested that the undefeated Taylor would be playing a major part in …

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Katie Taylor Calls Out Amanda Serrano After Eddie Hearn Twitter Spat

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Katie Taylor has called out potential opponent, Amanda Serrano, after the Puerto Rican fighter was involved in a Twitter spat with Taylor’s promoter Eddie Hearn.  Undisputed lightweight champion Taylor and multi-weight champion, Serrano, were due to fight in May but the bout was cancelled due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. The fight was rescheduled for July but this was also …

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Katie Taylor Fight In Jeopardy As Amanda Serrano Pulls Out

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Katie Taylor’s highly-anticipated showdown with Amanda Serrano is once again on the rocks due with the Puerto Rican pulling out of the scheduled bout.  The nine-time world champion was due to face Taylor in Eddie Hearn’s back garden as part of the Matchroom’s Fight Camp series, in the buildup to Dillian Whyte’s fight against Alexander Povetki, which was provisionally scheduled …

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Katie Taylor Set To Fight Amanda Serrano in May At The Manchester Arena

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Katie Taylor looks set to take on Amanda Serrano at the Manchester Arena on May 2. The 33-year-old Irish boxer became a two-weight world champion back in November when she overcame Christina Linardatou to land the WBO super-lightweight title by unanimous decision in Manchester. According to Dan Rafael of ESPN, Taylor’s next fight will be against Serrano on the undercard …

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Serrano Vows To Beat “Average” Taylor Not Once But Twice

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Katie Taylor and Amanda Serrano have been on a crash course to meet each other since the Bray boxer began competing for world titles.  The pair now looked set to meet in either March or April with the fight billed as the most high-profile fight in the history of women’s boxing. A deal has now been agreed in principle with …

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Katie Taylor Could Be Set For History-Making MSG Showdown In 2020

Katie Taylor could be set for a historic 2020 as she is being lined up become the first female boxer to headline at Madison Square Garden against Amanda Serrano. Taylor has had an outstanding year which saw her win four fights including overcoming the difficult challenges of Delfine Persoons and Christina Linardatou. 2020 though could be even bigger for the …

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Shane Lowry’s Open Win Voted Ireland’s Most Memorable Sporting Moment Of 2019

Shane Lowry’s incredible Open victory at Royal Portrush has been voted Ireland’s most memorable sporting moment of 2019.  The findings of the Teneo Sport and Sponsorship Index (TSSI) 2019, which were released today, show that Lowry pipped Katie Taylor to take Ireland’s most memorable sporting moment – his first Major win was backed by 30% of those who were surveyed. …

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Katie Taylor Becomes Two-Weight World Champion With Classy Victory In Manchester

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Katie Taylor is a two-weight world champion. The Bray boxer achieved the feat with victory over Christina Linardatou in Manchester on Saturday night. After already cementing her legacy as the undisputed lightweight world champion, Taylor added the WBO super lightweight title to her impressive collection. The 2012 Olympic champion recorded her win via unanimous decision after a typically composed performance. …

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Everything You Need To Know Ahead Of Katie Taylor’s Date With Destiny

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The fighting pride of Ireland returns to the ring on Saturday as the undisputed lightweight champion of the world, Katie Taylor, attempts to become a two-weight world champion. The Bray pugilist will attempt to further cement her legacy as Ireland’s greatest ever boxer with a win over Christina Linardatou in Manchester. It marks the first fight for Taylor since defeating …

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Michael Carruth: “I’m Hoping This Is Her Last Fight”

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“As the old cliche says, thousands upon thousands of punches can make a career. One can end it.” There’s no sport quite as cutthroat as boxing with the life of a pugilist more often than not being one of struggle and strife. It takes years of blood, sweat and tears to reach the top but only one defeat to plummet …

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Katie Taylor To Headline Manchester Arena In Bid To Become Two-Weight World Champion

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Katie Taylor will headline a huge night of boxing on November 2 at the Manchester Arena. Taylor, the undisputed champion of the lightweight division, will aim to become a two-weight world champion at the 21,000-seater venue. She will fight at light-welterweight and headline a card featuring Anthony Crolla. The event will be broadcast on Sky Sports. The Irish boxer’s opponent …

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Katie Taylor Crowned Undisputed Lightweight Champion After MSG War

Ireland’s Katie Taylor made history last night as she defeated Delfine Persoon to become the undisputed lightweight champion of the world. Taylor clinched the WBC belt to add to the WBA, IBF and WBO in what was unquestionably the toughest fight of her career against the hard-hitting Belgian. The bout was incredibly close with some feeling that Persoon, who hadn’t …

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