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#Katie Taylor

# katie-taylor - Thursday 23 July, 2020

‘If you offered me €500m or Olympic Gold, I’d tell you to keep your money’

The Tokyo Olympics were supposed to open tomorrow but instead of parading around Japan’s National Stadium, medal prospect Michaela Walsh will be running north Belfast’s roads.

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Katie Taylor set for surprise rematch versus rival Persoon in Eddie Hearn's garden

A sequel to their June 2019 classic at Madison Square Garden, during which Taylor emerged as a controversial winner, is in the works.

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Katie Taylor demands 'no more excuses', which is all she usually gets from Amanda Serrano

A tweet from Taylor sparked an online war of words between Serrano, Eddie Hearn and Lou DiBella, and female boxing’s biggest fight now looks unlikely.

# katie-taylor - Friday 26 June, 2020

Donovan gets the chance he has craved as he lands big fight on Sky Sports

Ireland’s James Tennyson will also fight on one of Matchroom’s ‘Fight Camp’ shows, while there may be room yet for Jason Quigley to feature.

Katie Taylor set for August title defence but no opponent confirmed

Amanda Serrano was expected to sign on for the clash on the Dillian Whyte v Alexander Povetkin card.

# katie-taylor - Sunday 17 May, 2020

How a 16-year-old with no boxing experience went from idolising Katie Taylor to competing with her

Ireland’s Gráinne Walsh discusses her circuitous sporting journey.

# katie-taylor - Friday 15 May, 2020

Katie Taylor could feature, as Eddie Hearn hopes to bring boxing back at Matchroom headquarters

The British Boxing Board of Control indicated bouts can return in two months’ time subject to a series of strict regulations.

# katie-taylor - Monday 11 May, 2020

Serrano preparing to face four people - 'the three judges and Katie Taylor' - in women's superfight

‘Whatever she brings, I’ll be able to bring it harder,’ said the seven-time world champion from Puerto Rico.

# katie-taylor - Friday 8 May, 2020

Katie Taylor wants the biggest fights as she aims to build powerful legacy KT

Katie Taylor wants the biggest fights as she aims to build powerful legacy

Taylor was due to defend her status as undisputed lightweight champion against Amanda Serrano last weekend.

# katie-taylor - Sunday 19 April, 2020

20 for 2020: Ireland's most influential sports stars of the century

The last two decades have been memorable in Irish sport in so many different ways. We have picked our stars of the century. Now tell us what you think.

# katie-taylor - Monday 6 April, 2020

Shields believes Serrano's 'god-given power' will see her past Taylor in superfight

Claressa Shields predicts Amanda Serrano v Katie Taylor will work out 60:40 in the Puerto Rican’s favour.

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

'I feel like my whole life has been in quarantine' - Taylor working from home ahead of new fight date

‘I said to my family: ‘You realise you’ve already been in isolation so much when you have to go into quarantine and nothing about your personal life changes.”

# katie-taylor - Monday 30 March, 2020

Katie Taylor's blockbuster fight with seven-weight world champion Amanda Serrano is off

Promoter Eddie Hearn has confirmed that the 2 May card in Manchester, which included Dillian Whyte versus Alexander Povetkin as the co-main event, has been postponed.

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

Katie Taylor's showdown with Amanda Serrano set to be postponed

Confirmation will be made this week, with promoter Eddie Hearn set to hit pause on all boxing events until the summer at least.

# katie-taylor - Saturday 7 March, 2020

'Katie feels like she's been disrespected by Serrano' - Taylor finally gets her chance to silence her rival

Katie Taylor versus Amanda Serrano for the undisputed lightweight title: a fight with plenty of needle and a fight to move the needle.

# katie-taylor - Friday 6 March, 2020

Katie Taylor lands blockbuster fight against seven-weight champion

The Wicklow woman faces toughest test of her professional career when she meets Amanda Serrano in Manchester on 2 May.

# katie-taylor - Friday 28 February, 2020

Confirmation of Braekhus and McCaskill fight could have knock-on effect for Taylor

The fight will be on the undercard of the Regis Prograis and Maurice Hooker main event.

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

'The one thing they never did was hit me... They knew I'd hit them back'

Katelynn Phelan, 19, took her inspiration not from Bray, but from Brooklyn, and wants to blaze a trail down a road less travelled.

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Serrano on Taylor: 'She's average... She's not no superhero like everyone paints her to be'

‘There’s nothing really to her,’ said the Puerto Rican puncher, who is set to meet her Irish adversary this spring.

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Katie Taylor's 'Super Bowl of women's boxing' may land closer to home than expected

Taylor and longtime rival, seven-weight world champion Amanda Serrano, could clash in London for the Irishwoman’s undisputed title.

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Shields expects Braekhus to take 'easier' fight with Taylor in undisputed champion triangle

‘In my opinion, Katie Taylor is going to beat her, but she will not knock Cecilia Braekhus out. And Cecilia can live with that.’

# katie-taylor - Saturday 11 January, 2020

The quiet man in Katie Taylor's corner

Ross Enamait used to work for an investment management company. Now, he trains one of his biggest fans: the undisputed lightweight champion.

Katie Taylor caps memorable 2019 with prestigious Ring Magazine Fighter of the Year award

The Bray woman was recognised as the world’s outstanding female boxer after a year in which she became an undisputed and two-weight world champion.

# katie-taylor - Monday 30 December, 2019

Some of our favourite sports photos of the year

Relive some of the most memorable moments of 2019 through the lenses of INPHO’s snappers.

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Headstone finally erected for African-American boxing great who died in Galway in 1818 Breaker Of Chains This post contains videos

Headstone finally erected for African-American boxing great who died in Galway in 1818

Tom Molineaux died penniless and sick in Galway after a pioneering prizefighting career, and was buried in an unmarked grave.

# katie-taylor - Monday 16 December, 2019

Katie Taylor named American Boxing Writers' Female Fighter of the Year

The Bray woman follows in the footsteps of Cecilia Braekhus and Claressa Shields in pocketing the BWAA’s Christy Martin Award.

# katie-taylor - Thursday 12 December, 2019

Persoon could face Kellie Harrington before Taylor rematch as she pursues Olympic dream

The Belgian former champion will bid to qualify for Tokyo 2020 next year, putting her sequel with Taylor on the back-burner.

# katie-taylor - Saturday 30 November, 2019

And the new... Katie Taylor surprises young fan Ella in Toy Show finale Toyshow This post contains videos

And the new... Katie Taylor surprises young fan Ella in Toy Show finale

The champ got a taste of what the next generation will look like tonight.

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Persoon makes victorious return to keep alive plans for Sky Box Office Taylor rematch in 2020

The Belgian won a unanimous decision in a war with Helen Joseph as she temporarily stepped down in weight.

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Her earnings could be crushed by a drug cheat: VADA testing compulsory for future Taylor fights

‘For $25,000 or $30,000, in the grand scheme of Katie Taylor in terms of purses, that is when it’s not too expensive.’

Katie Taylor is becoming their champion as well as our own

Manchester felt like a seminal moment in Taylor’s ascent to stardom outside of Ireland.

# katie-taylor - Monday 4 November, 2019

US broadcaster wants Taylor to headline all-female card in March, with Serrano showdown a possibility

Eddie Hearn confirmed he gave Amanda Serrano a new deal and said, ‘This time, we’re going to make you sign it rather than your promoter’.

# katie-taylor - Sunday 3 November, 2019

'Eventually, I'll shut them up. I'm going to have a chance to shut them all up'

Katie Taylor had a warning for Amanda Serrano and Delfine Persoon after becoming a two-weight world champion.

# katie-taylor - Saturday 2 November, 2019

Taylor outclasses teak-tough Linardatou to become two-weight world champion

The Irish icon took her licks but won a unanimous decision in Manchester.

'I keep signing a new contract with her and one fight later, the contract looks sh**'

Eddie Hearn doesn’t promote Katie Taylor in the interest of political correctness.

# katie-taylor - Friday 1 November, 2019

Taylor tips scales heavier than light-welterweight champion on eve of title bid in second division Gains This post contains videos

Taylor tips scales heavier than light-welterweight champion on eve of title bid in second division

‘Sure, listen, they’re all confident getting into the ring, aren’t they?’

Taylor-Persoon rematch could land in UK as Sky Sports Box Office headliner - Hearn

The promoter confirmed Sky Sports are keen on Taylor topping a pay-per-view bill in what would be a landmark development in women’s boxing.

'You know her, but you don't know me. You haven't seen me much because my best fights are not on YouTube' Greece Lightning This post contains videos

'You know her, but you don't know me. You haven't seen me much because my best fights are not on YouTube'

Champion Christina Linardatou is backing herself, seemingly literally, to beat Katie Taylor in Manchester on Saturday.

# katie-taylor - Thursday 31 October, 2019

'Like a mouse and a cat' - Linardatou confident she can bully challenger Taylor up at 140 pounds

The Greek champion defends her title against the Irish icon this Saturday.

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

'You don't like getting those calls at 6 o'clock in the morning, but it's definitely going to help the sport' Leading The Way This post contains videos

'You don't like getting those calls at 6 o'clock in the morning, but it's definitely going to help the sport'

Katie Taylor’s fight on Saturday will be the first in female pro boxing history to undergo a full Voluntary Anti-Doping Agency testing program.

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