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#Katie Taylor

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

'I think the fight was just too close... I definitely have to beat her a lot more convincingly' - Taylor

Eddie Hearn doesn’t think Katie Taylor will ‘let him’ hold off a Delfine Persoon rematch for much longer, but Amanda Serrano will be next.

Taylor braced for 'huge 12 months' as opponent Linardatou and team cry foul in awkward presser Dirty Laundry This post contains videos

Taylor braced for 'huge 12 months' as opponent Linardatou and team cry foul in awkward presser

The champion’s manager claimed she stepped off in the plane in tears due to the lack of rematch clause in her contract.

Taylor to headline 21,000-capacity Manchester Arena in bid to become two-weight world champion

The Irish icon will top a bill across the water, with tickets available on StubHub from midday on Tuesday.

# katie-taylor - Saturday 14 September, 2019

Serrano dominates courageous Hardy to tee up potential 2020 New York headliner v Katie Taylor

The Battle for Brooklyn was won comprehensively by the Puerto Rican, while her Irish-American opponent once more proved her extraordinary mettle.

# katie-taylor - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Hardy and Serrano make weight with world title, and potential Katie Taylor superfight, on the line Battle For Brooklyn This post contains videos

Hardy and Serrano make weight with world title, and potential Katie Taylor superfight, on the line

Serrano is contractually obliged to face Taylor should she vanquish champion Hardy.

# katie-taylor - Sunday 1 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Shane Ross: 'My grandkids photoshopped me into the Jesus birth scene after Katie Taylor memes' Minister Of Memes

Shane Ross: 'My grandkids photoshopped me into the Jesus birth scene after Katie Taylor memes'

“I was with everybody, I think I was with Putin. I was with Donald Trump. I was at the landing the Moon landing.”

# katie-taylor - Friday 23 August, 2019

Taylor warned to expect Ali v Frazier-type war if she steps up in weight to face Linardatou

The WBO World light-welterweight champion’s manager admits Katie Taylor has ‘changed the financial landscape’ of women’s boxing.

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

CNN to air new Katie Taylor documentary to worldwide audience this Saturday Going Global This post contains videos

CNN to air new Katie Taylor documentary to worldwide audience this Saturday

The film will be shown on CNN’s American and international channels, and will be available to watch in Ireland for many.

'She's the biggest puncher I've ever seen in women's boxing, and Katie's probably the best pure boxer'

Lou DiBella fancies a little wager between himself and old friend Brian Peters when their female boxing greats eventually square off.

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Taylor considering climb in weight for more belts as Serrano showdown drifts into next year

The undisputed lightweight world champion could challenge one of the 140-pound beltholders before the year is out.

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

'If you read all the comments on social media, you are going to get depressed' KT

'If you read all the comments on social media, you are going to get depressed'

She may be undisputed lightweight champion of the world but the best is yet to come, as Katie Taylor says herself.

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Serrano still the big target, but MMA star Holm a potential superfight for Taylor

A rematch with Delfine Persoon is inevitable for Katie Taylor, with a superfight against Holly Holm also a possibility.

# katie-taylor - Friday 21 June, 2019

Smiles and belts all round as Katie Taylor visits Temple Street

The Bray boxer was today announced as an official ambassador for the hospital.

# katie-taylor - Monday 10 June, 2019

'You can't force an athlete to get into the ring' - Contract doesn't guarantee Taylor-Serrano showdown

Lou DiBella doesn’t believe Katie Taylor’s contentious victory was a symptom of corruption, but he also didn’t agree with it.

# katie-taylor - Friday 7 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie The Explainer: Why was there controversy over Katie Taylor's recent win? The Explainer

The Explainer: Why was there controversy over Katie Taylor's recent win?

In this week’s episode, we take a look at why the win is being appealed, and how judging in boxing works.

From TheJournal.ie 'We are immensely proud': Crowds turn out to welcome Katie Taylor home to Bray Homecoming

'We are immensely proud': Crowds turn out to welcome Katie Taylor home to Bray

The former Olympic champion defeated the Belgian Delfine Persoon last Saturday night.

# katie-taylor - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Rematch in Belgium 'makes no sense', says Taylor, after Persoon questions her 'guts'

The Bray woman is keen for a rematch, but it’s unlikely to take place in 2019.

From TheJournal.ie Pete Taylor initiates legal proceedings against Garda Commissioner Pete Taylor

Pete Taylor initiates legal proceedings against Garda Commissioner

The boxing trainer has also launched court proceedings against a number of news publications.

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Katie Taylor's Bray homecoming event to take place this Friday evening Undisputed

Katie Taylor's Bray homecoming event to take place this Friday evening

The new undisputed lightweight champion can look forward to a warm reception in her home town this week.

'It's great to be the best in the world' - Undisputed champion Taylor swarmed by fans in Dublin airport Homecoming This post contains videos

'It's great to be the best in the world' - Undisputed champion Taylor swarmed by fans in Dublin airport

Bray’s world champion was met by fans on her arrival in Dublin Airport following her win over Delfine Persoon on Saturday.

Taylor finds more than she was looking for but disputed title win was no underhanded robbery

Taylor has become the most disputed undisputed champion in boxing, but her victory was not evidence of ‘corruption’.

# katie-taylor - Monday 3 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Minister Shane Ross to hold welcome reception for Katie Taylor at Dublin Airport Homecoming

Minister Shane Ross to hold welcome reception for Katie Taylor at Dublin Airport

The Bray woman was crowned the Lightweight World Boxing Champion in a contentious fight on Saturday night.

'I wouldn’t want to be like her': Persoon to appeal narrow loss to Taylor

The Belgian policewoman was defeated by Taylor in a tight contest at Madison Square Garden.

# katie-taylor - Sunday 2 June, 2019

Taylor open to Persoon rematch after undisputed title classic

‘I probably just stood there with her a bit too much, but that’s the way it goes, that’s my nature; I do love a good tear-up.’

Taylor survives almighty scare to take undisputed title on razor-tight decision

Taylor was awarded a razor-tight contest on scores of 95-95 and 96-94 x2.

# katie-taylor - Friday 31 May, 2019

We have a fight: Katie Taylor weighs in to rapturous reception at Madison Square Garden The Big One This post contains videos

We have a fight: Katie Taylor weighs in to rapturous reception at Madison Square Garden

Taylor was four pounds heavier than her opponent, but still safely under the lightweight limit.

Taylor could be a bigger star but she's not interested in talking rubbish, says Hearn

The Bray woman’s promoter believes she’ll be top five pound-for-pound, male or female, if she beats Delfine Persoon.

Volante bought mother a house, Persoon to build new community gym with money for fighting Taylor

The Irishwoman is the highest-paid female fighter on the planet, but her opponents aren’t doing too badly either.

'This time she will meet an opponent who isn't scared to punch back'

Delfine Persoon’s day job used to see her deal with incidents of suicide on Belgian railroads. Understandably, she feels she’s ‘harder’ than Katie Taylor.

# katie-taylor - Thursday 30 May, 2019

Taylor's team deny accusations they had Persoon removed from New York hotel

The Belgian’s trainer and partner claimed he and Persoon were forced to switch hotels upon Taylor’s insistence.

All the info you need to watch Katie Taylor's bid to become the undisputed world champion

One of Ireland’s greatest-ever athletes can unify all four belts at Madison Square Garden in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Frampton says he had to rely on physical strength to hold his own with Katie Taylor in sparring Brutal Honesty This post contains videos

Frampton says he had to rely on physical strength to hold his own with Katie Taylor in sparring

‘To potentially become undisputed champion inside 15 fights is an amazing achievement no matter how you break it down.’

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

'Sometimes I'd nearly bring myself to tears even thinking about it - that's how much it means to me'

Media coverage is the last thing on Katie Taylor’s mind ahead of what she says is ‘by far the biggest night’ of her career.

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

'Biggest night of my career' - Taylor says winning undisputed world title would surpass Olympic gold

The Irish boxing superstar can make it happen when she fights Delfine Persoon at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night.

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Andy Ruiz Jr to replace Jarrell Miller for heavyweight world-title clash with Joshua Replacement This post contains videos

Andy Ruiz Jr to replace Jarrell Miller for heavyweight world-title clash with Joshua

Ruiz’s sole career defeat came against former ‘AJ’ opponent Joseph Parker in a majority decision.

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

Hearn keen to ensure Serrano doesn't 'wriggle' out of women's superfight with Taylor

The promoter says Serrano has already signed a deal to fight Taylor, and is concerned by the confusion on the Puerto Rican’s end.

Taylor-Persoon undisputed showdown still on despite Miller's failed drug test

The Anthony Joshua-headlined Madison Square Garden event will go ahead with or without Jarrell Miller.

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

It's on: Katie Taylor lands dream fight with rival Persoon for undisputed lightweight championship

Taylor has previously claimed that beating Persoon for all the marbles would be on a par with winning Olympic gold in 2012.

# katie-taylor - Monday 15 April, 2019

Katie Taylor's undisputed showdown against Persoon still awaiting confirmation

The deal should be done in the coming days though.

# katie-taylor - Saturday 13 April, 2019

From childhood abuse to absolute war with Billy Walsh, Claressa Shields has earned this the hard way

Rape survivor, Olympic champion, ‘The GWOAT’: Claressa Shields was dealt one of life’s most rotten hands, so she put her own to good use.

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