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RTÉ Announce List Of Nominees For Sportsperson Of The Year

The shortlist for the RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year has been revealed – and last year’s winner Conor McGregor is not one of the 14 people nominated for the gong. There are a wide range of sports included in the honours list with stars from the world of GAA, rugby, soccer, rowing, horse racing, and boxing among those nominated. While it …

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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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Date, Venue & Opponent Confirmed For Anthony Joshua’s Title Defence

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 29: Anthony Joshua (White Shorts) puts Wladimir Klitschko (Grey Shorts) down in the 5th round during the IBF, WBA and IBO Heavyweight World Title bout at Wembley Stadium on April 29, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Anthony Joshua’s next opponent has been confirmed. The British boxer is set to defend his world heavyweight titles against Kubrat Pulev on October 28 in Cardiff. https://t.co/ooyjHRb26q ? pic.twitter.com/L9g1f452PJ — Anthony Joshua (@anthonyfjoshua) September 5, 2017 Following rumours of a potential re-match with Wladamir Klitschko before he announced his retirement, AJ’s latest battle has now been finalised with the fight …

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Katie Taylor Could Be Set To Face Off Against A UFC Super Star

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Katie Taylor is currently 6-0 since getting her professional career underway last November. The former Olympic champion has found life easy since entering the professional environment, as Eddie Hearn builds her up to a predicted world title fight. However, her next opponent could be a left-field announcement, as Hearn has floated the idea of the Bray brawler taking on UFC …

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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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