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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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Breaking: Katie Taylor Confirmed For Massive Test Against Delfine Persoon

Katie Taylor has been confirmed for a massive title-unification showdown against the WBC champion, Delfine Persoon in Madison Square Garden on June 1. The fight will take place on the main-card of Anthony Joshua’s heavyweight title defense against Jarrell Miller. Taylor will face off against by far the biggest test of her career to date, the fourth-ranked pound-for-pound boxer in …

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Jono Carroll Displays Immense Heart Despite World Title Defeat

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Jono Carroll fought hard but fell short in his first attempt at becoming World Champion losing via unanimous decision to Tevin Farmer in their IBF World Championship showdown in Philadelphia this morning.  Carroll started the fight very aggressive such is his nature, while Farmer hung back and looked to pick holes in the Dunshaughlin man. The first half the fight …

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Katie Taylor Eases To Ninth-Round Stoppage Win Over Rose Volante

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Katie Taylor completed step three of four in her bid to become the unified World lightweight champion this morning easing to a ninth-round stoppage victory over Rose Volante in Philadelphia. Volante came out aggressive in the first looking to push the pace and take the fight to Taylor, but such was the Irish woman’s class, she floored her Brazilian opponent …

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Michael Conlan: “The Irish Public Know Me Because I Was F*cked Over”

“AIBA cheats, the f**king cheats. That’s me, I’ll never box for AIBA again, they’re cheating bastards, they’re paying everybody,” _____ August 16th, 2016, should have been the worst day of Michael Conlan’s boxing career. At the time it certainly felt like it. It unquestionably still hurts. Two and a half years on, as a now professional Michael Conlan prepares for …

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Everything You Need To Know About Katie Taylor’s Fight Tonight

Irish boxer Katie Taylor takes on Brazilian Rose Volante in Philadelphia tonight as she looks to add the WBO lightweight title to her WBA and IBF crowns. The Bray native enters the fight as the favourite but she faces a tough task against 14-0 Volante at Temple University, Philadelphia tonight. Here is everything you need to know about Katie Taylor‘s latest …

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Michael Conlan Speaks On Thriving Irish Boxing Scene As NY Card Nears

With Michael Conlan, Katie Taylor, TJ Doheny and a host of other talented boxers thriving, it’s a very special time to be a part of Irish boxing. On Sunday night, the Irish take centre stage once again at Madison Square Garden as Conlan defends his newly won WBO Inter-Continental featherweight title against Ruben Hernandez-Garcia, while Paddy Barnes looks to bounce back …

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Katie Taylor Secures Title Unification Bout For Paddy’s Day Weekend

It will be a memorable holiday weekend in March as Katie Taylor embarks on what’s sure to be a colossal 2019. Within her first nine professional fights, Taylor captured both the WBA and IBF lightweight titles. Having defended them three times in wins over Kimberly Connor, Cindy Serrano and Eva Wahlstrom in 2018, Taylor now has the opportunity to claim a third …

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Katie Taylor Dominates Eva Wahlstrom In Madison Square Garden

Katie Taylor was completely dominant in her first appearance in the world’s most iconic fight-venue, shutting down Eva Wahlstrom completely for ten rounds. Taylor’s spot on the undercard for Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez’s DAZN debut destruction of Rocky Fielding was always going to be a special one given the event’s Madison Square Garden setting and the strong Irish presence to be found …

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