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#Katie Taylor

# katie-taylor - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Rematch in Belgium 'makes no sense', says Taylor, after Persoon questions her 'guts'
# Guts For Garters
# Guts For Garters

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

Jun 6th 2019, 8:05 PM 35,889 Views 19 Comments

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

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

Pete Taylor initiates legal proceedings against Garda Commissioner

Jun 6th 2019, 12:05 AM 84,780 Views 0 Comments

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

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

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

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

Jun 4th 2019, 8:00 PM 20,822 Views 48 Comments

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
# Homecoming

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

Jun 4th 2019, 12:50 PM 17,063 Views 16 Comments

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
# Met Her Match
# Met Her Match

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

Jun 4th 2019, 7:00 AM 48,966 Views 41 Comments

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

# katie-taylor - Monday 3 June, 2019

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

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

Jun 3rd 2019, 5:28 PM 21,967 Views 62 Comments

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
# Not Having It
# Not Having It

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

Jun 3rd 2019, 2:55 PM 102,905 Views 105 Comments

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
# Run It Back
# Run It Back

Taylor open to Persoon rematch after undisputed title classic

Jun 2nd 2019, 8:15 PM 46,649 Views 67 Comments

‘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
# Absolute War
# Absolute War

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

Jun 2nd 2019, 7:15 AM 116,640 Views 134 Comments

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
# The Big One

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

May 31st 2019, 10:25 PM 62,490 Views 50 Comments

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
# Sticking To Her Guns
# Sticking To Her Guns

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

May 31st 2019, 6:55 PM 6,660 Views 7 Comments

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
# Katie Money
# Katie Money

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

May 31st 2019, 5:53 PM 6,088 Views 3 Comments

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'
# Taylor V Persoon
# Taylor V Persoon

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

May 31st 2019, 4:34 PM 7,788 Views 3 Comments

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
# Jog On
# Jog On

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

May 30th 2019, 7:04 PM 9,922 Views 2 Comments

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
# Goat
# Goat

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

May 30th 2019, 6:05 PM 40,222 Views 17 Comments

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
# Brutal Honesty

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

May 30th 2019, 7:40 AM 36,940 Views 14 Comments

‘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'
# The Big One
# The Big One

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

May 29th 2019, 9:39 PM 5,607 Views 3 Comments

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
# One To Go
# One To Go

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

May 28th 2019, 12:10 PM 5,205 Views 6 Comments

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
# Replacement

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

May 1st 2019, 12:30 PM 4,106 Views 8 Comments

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
# Grudge Match
# Grudge Match

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

Apr 17th 2019, 7:58 PM 7,709 Views 2 Comments

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
# Phew
# Phew

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

Apr 17th 2019, 3:13 PM 3,636 Views 1 Comment

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
# All The Belts
# All The Belts

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

Apr 16th 2019, 5:00 PM 22,468 Views 25 Comments

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
# Nearly There
# Nearly There

Katie Taylor's undisputed showdown against Persoon still awaiting confirmation

Apr 15th 2019, 6:47 PM 3,336 Views 1 Comment

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
# Still I Rise
# Still I Rise

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

Apr 13th 2019, 12:01 PM 29,995 Views 7 Comments

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.

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Feared potential Katie Taylor foe could instead face Kellie Harrington at Tokyo Olympics
# Big Move Back
# Big Move Back

Feared potential Katie Taylor foe could instead face Kellie Harrington at Tokyo Olympics

Apr 10th 2019, 2:49 PM 5,530 Views 1 Comment

IBF World super-featherweight champion Maiva Hamadouche has stated her intention to compete at Tokyo 2020.

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Undisputed 147-pound champ Braekhus eyeing 'very appealing' fight with Katie Taylor
# Gamechanger
# Gamechanger

Undisputed 147-pound champ Braekhus eyeing 'very appealing' fight with Katie Taylor

Apr 2nd 2019, 8:05 PM 11,718 Views 4 Comments

The Norwegian star has previously told The42 that she’s willing to meet Taylor in the middle at 140 pounds.

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

In case you missed it: Watch Katie Taylor add WBO world title to her collection
# Full Fight
# Full Fight

In case you missed it: Watch Katie Taylor add WBO world title to her collection

Mar 19th 2019, 10:54 AM 11,971 Views 6 Comments

Rose Volante was the latest champion to be dethroned by Bray’s finest in Philadelphia on Friday night.

# katie-taylor - Saturday 16 March, 2019

Beating Persoon in undisputed showdown 'would be equal to winning Olympic gold', says Taylor
# Deal Agreed
# Deal Agreed

Beating Persoon in undisputed showdown 'would be equal to winning Olympic gold', says Taylor

Mar 16th 2019, 9:29 AM 7,155 Views 5 Comments

The Bray woman set up the long-awaited clash for all four belts with a sizzling win over Rose Volante in Philadelphia.

Taylor overcomes career-toughest test and batters Volante to win third world title
# Nearly There
# Nearly There

Taylor overcomes career-toughest test and batters Volante to win third world title

Mar 16th 2019, 3:08 AM 72,641 Views 33 Comments

After a thrilling encounter, Taylor is now the IBF, WBA and WBO World lightweight champion.

# katie-taylor - Friday 15 March, 2019

Taylor moving the dial in USA whether critics like it or not
# Taylor Made
# Taylor Made

Taylor moving the dial in USA whether critics like it or not

Mar 15th 2019, 7:05 AM 33,935 Views 8 Comments

Katie Taylor is on the verge of a major breakthrough for women’s pro boxing.

# katie-taylor - Thursday 14 March, 2019

'She just said to me: 'I'm here, I'm here.' And I was like: 'Yeah... So am I''
# Weight Made
# Weight Made

'She just said to me: 'I'm here, I'm here.' And I was like: 'Yeah... So am I''

Mar 14th 2019, 7:50 PM 21,350 Views 14 Comments

Katie Taylor, Jono Carroll and their opponents have all safely made weight for their respective world-title clashes in Philly.

# katie-taylor - Monday 11 March, 2019

Olympic stars, Carroll and Spike fly flag for Ireland on massive St Patrick's weekend Stateside
# Gang's All There
# Gang's All There

Olympic stars, Carroll and Spike fly flag for Ireland on massive St Patrick's weekend Stateside

Mar 11th 2019, 4:31 PM 3,141 Views 1 Comment

The American fight scene will be painted green this coming weekend, with a host of Irish boxing stars in key fights.

The 2018 documentary 'Katie' is now on Netflix and if you need any convincing, here's what critics thought
# Katie
From The Daily Edge
# Katie

The 2018 documentary 'Katie' is now on Netflix and if you need any convincing, here's what critics thought

Mar 11th 2019, 11:45 AM 7,747 Views 0 Comments

It’s well worth a watch.

# katie-taylor - Sunday 10 March, 2019

Delfine Persoon walks through tough foe to set up potential undisputed title clash with Katie Taylor
# Job Done
# Job Done

Delfine Persoon walks through tough foe to set up potential undisputed title clash with Katie Taylor

Mar 10th 2019, 1:18 AM 5,648 Views 1 Comment

Persoon inflicted a first stoppage defeat on Melissa St Vil to hold up her end of the bargain ahead of Taylor’s clash with Rose Volante.

# katie-taylor - Saturday 9 March, 2019

'There were times when I didn't even ask how much I was getting for the fights - I'd just find out afterwards'
# Moving The Dial
# Moving The Dial

'There were times when I didn't even ask how much I was getting for the fights - I'd just find out afterwards'

Mar 9th 2019, 11:07 PM 38,629 Views 22 Comments

Katie Taylor knows her value in boxing’s punch-for-pay ranks, and so do her opponents, but money remains low on her list of priorities.

# katie-taylor - Saturday 2 March, 2019

Shields and Hammer get ball rolling for women's superfights, and Taylor's big nights should follow
# And So It Begins
# And So It Begins

Shields and Hammer get ball rolling for women's superfights, and Taylor's big nights should follow

Mar 2nd 2019, 7:30 AM 4,849 Views 1 Comment

After 15-odd years in the wilderness, women’s professional boxing is about to explode.

# katie-taylor - Monday 18 February, 2019

'I never hid!' - Rose Volante ready to halt Katie Taylor's march in unification clash
# Not Messing About
# Not Messing About

'I never hid!' - Rose Volante ready to halt Katie Taylor's march in unification clash

Feb 18th 2019, 7:08 PM 41,568 Views 12 Comments

‘Queen Rose’ wasn’t impressed by Brian Peters’ claims that she was ‘hiding out in Brazil’ instead of answering the call to face Taylor.

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

Joshua confirmed for US debut with Katie Taylor pencilled in for undisputed title fight
# The Big One
# The Big One

Joshua confirmed for US debut with Katie Taylor pencilled in for undisputed title fight

Feb 13th 2019, 3:46 PM 11,962 Views 1 Comment

Taylor must first vanquish Rose Volante in a major fight in March, but is due to face Delfine Persoon in New York provided she’s successful.

Shields and Hammer finally confirmed for arguably the most significant fight in women's boxing history
# Superfight
# Superfight

Shields and Hammer finally confirmed for arguably the most significant fight in women's boxing history

Feb 13th 2019, 2:22 AM 10,875 Views 0 Comments

Olympic legend and current professional trailblazer Claressa Shields will face fellow middleweight champ Christina Hammer for all the belts in April.

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

Spike to make Boston return on bumper St Patrick's weekend for Irish boxing in America
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Spike to make Boston return on bumper St Patrick's weekend for Irish boxing in America

Feb 6th 2019, 2:28 PM 4,418 Views 1 Comment

Katie Taylor and Jono Carroll have world-title fights on Friday 15 March, while Michael Conlan returns to Madison Square Garden on St Patrick’s Day.