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Katie Taylor to meet Britain's Natasha Jonas in quarter-final

The boxer beat USA’s Queen Underwood 21-13 earlier today, despite losing the first round.

Great Britain's Natasha Jonas, reacts after her fight against the United States' Quanitta Underwood.
Great Britain's Natasha Jonas, reacts after her fight against the United States' Quanitta Underwood.

KATIE TAYLOR WILL meet Natasha Jonas on Monday in the lightweight quarter-finals, after the British boxer beat the USA’s Queen Underwood 21-13 in her first bout of the Olympics.

She defeated Underwood in three of the four rounds, ultimately winning 3-4, 4-2, 6-3, 8-4.

Consequently, Jonas will now meet Taylor at 2.30pm on Monday.

Meanwhile, Ireland’s John Joe Nevin will take on Oscar Fierro at 8.45pm tonight, with a place in the semi-finals of the Men’s Bantam up for grabs.

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