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Katie Taylor Honoured As Overseas Boxer Of The Year

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 …

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Katie Taylor ‘Honoured’ By Laila Ali Shout-Out

From one superstar to another. Laila Ali’s father was none other than arguably the biggest sportsperson of all time in Muhammad Ali. Despite this, she carved out her own legendary boxing career. Ali won all 24 of her professional bouts from 1999 to 2007, the highlight of which was a four round KO win over multiple world champion Christy Martin. Since …

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The Forecast: When Is Katie Taylor’s Fight And Details Of All Irish Sport This Weekend

We’re set for another bumper weekend of sport.  All Ireland hurling semi-finals, Katie Taylor’s defence of her IBF/WBA titles, the Irish Life Health Track & Field Championships…there is plenty to get your teeth stuck into this weekend. Here, we provide you with everything you need to know for another bumper weekend of Irish sport, in association with the RNLI. Thursday:  …

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Katie Taylor To Face Cindy Serrano On Oct 6 In Chicago

Katie Taylor has been confirmed to defend her titles against Cindy Serrano on October 6 in Chicago, Illinois. Eddie Hearns first US DAZN card will now officially include the IBF and WBA lightweight champion Katie Taylor, who will look to defend her titles against Cindy Serrano. The card will also feature Jessie Vargas and Demetrius Andrade. ? ? @KatieTaylor will defend …

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Cheatsheet: Top-5 Boxing Stories This Week

We take a look at five of the most noteworthy stories that happened in the last week to keep you up to date with the world of boxing. #1 – Katie Taylor’s Father Injured In Bray Boxing Club Shooting Bray Boxing Club played host to some pretty horrific scenes on Tuesday morning as a masked gunman stormed the club during …

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Katie Taylor’s Father Among Those Injured In Bray Boxing Club Shooting

Gardaí have confirmed that a 50-year-old man has died as a result of this morning’s shooting which took place at Bray Boxing Club, Bray, Co. Wicklow.  Two other men, aged 35 and 57, were also rushed to hospital and according to The Irish Independent, the 57-year-old man is Pete Taylor, father of Olympic gold medalist, Katie Taylor. The incident occurred at approximately 06:55 …

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Katie Taylor Lashes Out At “Clueless” BBC Pundits’ Criticisms

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Katie Taylor can look back on 2017 with a sense of pride. The Bray brawler claimed a world title in October, and defended it against American Jessica McCaskill last week. While McCaskill did cause her issues at points throughout the fight, it was a comprehensive victory for the 2012 Olympic champion. Speaking on BBC Radio 5 Live, Mike Costello and …

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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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Katie Taylor Posts Triumphant Twitter Message After Hard-Fought Title Defence

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Katie Taylor retained her WBA lightweight title in London on Wednesday night with a hard-fought victory over Jessica McCaskill. The bout with the American challenger went the distance but Taylor eventually one out on the judges’ scorecards with a unanimous points decision, preserving her undefeated streak since turning professional just over a year ago. She didn’t have it all her …

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