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#Katie Taylor

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Shields expects Braekhus to take 'easier' fight with Taylor in undisputed champion triangle
# Game Of Thrones
# Game Of Thrones

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

Jan 21st 2020, 6:06 PM 10,319 Views 2 Comments

‘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 The Boss
# Ross The Boss

The quiet man in Katie Taylor's corner

Jan 11th 2020, 10:00 AM 40,583 Views 8 Comments

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
# Ring Queen
# Ring Queen

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

Jan 11th 2020, 12:17 AM 14,008 Views 17 Comments

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
# Snappers Delight
# Snappers Delight

Some of our favourite sports photos of the year

Dec 30th 2019, 8:00 PM 27,310 Views 40 Comments

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
# Breaker Of Chains

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

Dec 18th 2019, 7:43 PM 9,575 Views 3 Comments

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
# Prestige Worldwide
# Prestige Worldwide

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

Dec 16th 2019, 4:22 PM 5,587 Views 18 Comments

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
# Plot Twist
# Plot Twist

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

Dec 12th 2019, 12:04 PM 3,541 Views 1 Comment

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
# Toyshow

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

Nov 30th 2019, 12:18 AM 48,043 Views 34 Comments

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
# Winning Ways
# Winning Ways

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

Nov 12th 2019, 3:40 PM 5,887 Views 1 Comment

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
# Taking No Chances
# Taking No Chances

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

Nov 6th 2019, 3:00 PM 81,974 Views 18 Comments

‘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
# Turning Point
# Turning Point

Katie Taylor is becoming their champion as well as our own

Nov 6th 2019, 6:00 AM 19,627 Views 8 Comments

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
# Thank U Next
# Thank U Next

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

Nov 4th 2019, 4:13 PM 5,703 Views 3 Comments

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'
# Watch Your Mouths
# Watch Your Mouths

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

Nov 3rd 2019, 1:40 PM 67,484 Views 24 Comments

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
# Annnd The New
# Annnd The New

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

Nov 2nd 2019, 9:59 PM 63,944 Views 105 Comments

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**'
# Million-dollar Katie
# Million-dollar Katie

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

Nov 2nd 2019, 7:36 PM 68,892 Views 20 Comments

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
# Gains

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

Updated Nov 1st 2019, 3:03 PM 9,329 Views 4 Comments

‘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
# Now You're Talking
# Now You're Talking

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

Nov 1st 2019, 8:00 AM 15,507 Views 21 Comments

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
# Greece Lightning

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

Nov 1st 2019, 6:45 AM 4,732 Views 2 Comments

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
# Shots Fired
# Shots Fired

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

Oct 31st 2019, 5:43 PM 7,762 Views 5 Comments

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
# Leading The Way

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

Oct 30th 2019, 10:36 PM 6,833 Views 1 Comment

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.

'If it wasn't for Katie, there's no way I'd be pro' - England's Harper moving closer to fighting her idol
# The Dream
# The Dream

'If it wasn't for Katie, there's no way I'd be pro' - England's Harper moving closer to fighting her idol

Oct 30th 2019, 8:52 PM 13,318 Views 5 Comments

‘If somebody told me a couple of years ago I’d be boxing on a Katie Taylor bill, I’d never have believed them.’

# katie-taylor - Sunday 27 October, 2019

'I would want her out of the game. I'm hoping this is her last fight' - Irish Olympic champion on Taylor
# Advice
# Advice

'I would want her out of the game. I'm hoping this is her last fight' - Irish Olympic champion on Taylor

Updated Oct 27th 2019, 8:24 PM 67,393 Views 11 Comments

Michael Carruth believes that the world champion should hang up her gloves while she’s at the top.

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Pound-for-pound rival and potential foe joins Katie Taylor in Hearn's promotional stable
# First Lady
# First Lady

Pound-for-pound rival and potential foe joins Katie Taylor in Hearn's promotional stable

Oct 22nd 2019, 5:56 PM 6,407 Views 1 Comment

Cecilia Braekhus [35-0, 9KOs] has signed a multi-fight deal with the English promoter.

# katie-taylor - Monday 21 October, 2019

'She fled the whole division... Katie Taylor needs me - I don't need Katie Taylor' - Serrano
# Arch Nemeses
# Arch Nemeses

'She fled the whole division... Katie Taylor needs me - I don't need Katie Taylor' - Serrano

Oct 21st 2019, 4:19 PM 12,797 Views 4 Comments

The Puerto Rican is frustrated that Taylor has temporarily moved up in weight as the wait goes on for their women’s superfight.

# 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
# Run It Back
# Run It Back

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

Sep 17th 2019, 8:52 PM 7,392 Views 1 Comment

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
# Dirty Laundry

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

Sep 17th 2019, 4:41 PM 38,715 Views 10 Comments

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
# Landmark
# Landmark

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

Updated Sep 17th 2019, 2:33 AM 27,473 Views 31 Comments

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
# Real Deal
# Real Deal

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

Sep 14th 2019, 5:13 AM 6,073 Views 6 Comments

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
# Battle For Brooklyn

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

Sep 12th 2019, 8:55 PM 17,471 Views 1 Comment

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

# katie-taylor - Sunday 1 September, 2019

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

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

Sep 1st 2019, 9:30 AM 39,103 Views 35 Comments

“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
# Get Her To The Greek
# Get Her To The Greek

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

Aug 23rd 2019, 6:11 PM 7,343 Views 0 Comments

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
# Going Global

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

Aug 7th 2019, 7:38 PM 6,206 Views 2 Comments

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'
# Money Where Your Mouth Is
# Money Where Your Mouth Is

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

Aug 7th 2019, 6:53 PM 13,693 Views 0 Comments

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
# New Road To Undisputed
# New Road To Undisputed

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

Jul 31st 2019, 4:54 PM 5,434 Views 2 Comments

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
# KT

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

Jul 10th 2019, 6:00 PM 17,511 Views 16 Comments

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
# Octoberfest
# Octoberfest

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

Jul 9th 2019, 9:57 PM 8,043 Views 1 Comment

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
# Role Model
# Role Model

Smiles and belts all round as Katie Taylor visits Temple Street

Jun 21st 2019, 4:36 PM 13,195 Views 25 Comments

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
# Not So Fast
# Not So Fast

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

Jun 10th 2019, 4:29 PM 10,660 Views 2 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 7th 2019, 9:00 PM 19,021 Views 13 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 7th 2019, 7:55 PM 36,582 Views 29 Comments

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