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Katie Taylor to face experienced Polish opponent in first professional fight
The five-time world champion enters the pro ranks later this month.

KATIE TAYLOR WILL face Karina Kopinska in her first professional fight at London’s Wembley Arena later this month.

The Bray boxer, who recently agreed terms with Matchroom Boxing, will make her much-anticipated pro debut against the experienced Polish opponent on 26 November.

It will be Kopinska’s 25th pro bout (won seven, drawn three) and she should provide a stern examination of Taylor’s credentials having gone the distance with WBC super-featherweight champion Eva Wahlstrom.

After a disappointing year, Taylor will be desperate to send out a statement of intent before heading to Manchester on 10 December, where she is part of the undercard for Anthony Joshua’s IBF world heavyweight title defence.

The 30-year-old’s bout with Kopinska will be shown live on Sky Sports.

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