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#Women's Boxing

# womens-boxing - Sunday 2 June, 2019

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 116,661 Views 135 Comments

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

# womens-boxing - 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 62,501 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 6,682 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 6,119 Views 3 Comments

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

# womens-boxing - 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 5,213 Views 6 Comments

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

# womens-boxing - 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 7,721 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 3,639 Views 1 Comment

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

# womens-boxing - 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 11,787 Views 4 Comments

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

# womens-boxing - 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 7,158 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.

# womens-boxing - 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 34,012 Views 8 Comments

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

# womens-boxing - 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 21,440 Views 14 Comments

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

# womens-boxing - 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 3,156 Views 1 Comment

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

# womens-boxing - 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 5,670 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.

# womens-boxing - Sunday 3 March, 2019

'Come November, if she doesn't qualify, then we'll see who has the balls' - Broadhurst
# Firing Back
# Firing Back

'Come November, if she doesn't qualify, then we'll see who has the balls' - Broadhurst

Mar 3rd 2019, 7:54 PM 5,746 Views 0 Comments

After barbed comments from the world champion last week, Amy Broadhurst says she will challenge Kellie Harrington if the chance arises.

# womens-boxing - 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 4,862 Views 1 Comment

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

# womens-boxing - Saturday 13 January, 2018

'She got away with absolute f**king murder!' The day Katie Taylor took on the boys of Ballyfermot
# Cherry Blossom
# Cherry Blossom

'She got away with absolute f**king murder!' The day Katie Taylor took on the boys of Ballyfermot

Jan 13th 2018, 8:00 AM 93,496 Views 23 Comments

Though her excellence on the football field has been overshadowed by her boxing prowess, a recent viral video clip conjured special memories.

# womens-boxing - Saturday 4 February, 2017

Irish boxer Lynn Harvey ready to make her professional comeback this weekend
# Relaunch
# Relaunch

Irish boxer Lynn Harvey ready to make her professional comeback this weekend

Feb 4th 2017, 12:09 PM 2,778 Views 0 Comments

The 35-year-old has changed trainers since the defeat in November.

# womens-boxing - Saturday 10 December, 2016

'I won’t bite her ear like Mike Tyson!' - Obenauf hoping to shock Taylor tonight
# Fight Night
# Fight Night

'I won’t bite her ear like Mike Tyson!' - Obenauf hoping to shock Taylor tonight

Dec 10th 2016, 7:00 AM 10,623 Views 8 Comments

The unfancied Brazilian takes on the Bray boxer in Manchester.

# womens-boxing - Saturday 29 October, 2016

Christina McMahon's nightmare year will end with a world title shot on home soil
# Stand Up And Fight
# Stand Up And Fight

Christina McMahon's nightmare year will end with a world title shot on home soil

Oct 29th 2016, 9:00 AM 5,727 Views 2 Comments

While Katie Taylor takes her first steps as a pro, Monaghan’s McMahon is eyeing the gold.

# womens-boxing - Friday 26 June, 2015

'I was clinging onto a bit of hope,' admits Katie Taylor
# Reaction
# Reaction

'I was clinging onto a bit of hope,' admits Katie Taylor

Jun 26th 2015, 2:12 PM 5,934 Views 0 Comments

The 28-year-old Olympic champion got the benefit of the doubt earlier.

# womens-boxing - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Power ranking Katie Taylor's 8 most memorable victories
# Golden Girl
# Golden Girl

Power ranking Katie Taylor's 8 most memorable victories

Nov 25th 2014, 1:11 PM 2,847 Views 0 Comments

On the back of the Bray native’s World Championships win yesterday, we recall her greatest triumphs.

# womens-boxing - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Katie Taylor is through to another world championship final
# TKO
# TKO

Katie Taylor is through to another world championship final

Nov 23rd 2014, 7:52 PM 18,638 Views 47 Comments

Yana Allekseenva will attempt to stop the Bray star’s five-in-a-row bid.

# womens-boxing - Friday 21 November, 2014

Katie Taylor reaches semi-finals of World Championships without throwing a punch
# Success
# Success

Katie Taylor reaches semi-finals of World Championships without throwing a punch

Nov 21st 2014, 9:54 AM 20,791 Views 82 Comments

The Bray native will now face Jinhua Yin of China on Sunday for a spot in the final.

# womens-boxing - Monday 20 August, 2012

London 2012 unveiled quality of women's boxing to the world - Taylor
# Trailblazer
# Trailblazer

London 2012 unveiled quality of women's boxing to the world - Taylor

Aug 20th 2012, 8:41 PM 1,294 Views 0 Comments

The Olympic champion is thrilled that her fellow boxers are finally getting the recognition they deserve.

In pictures: Golden girl Katie Taylor visits Crumlin Children's Hospital
# Katie Taylor
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# Katie Taylor

In pictures: Golden girl Katie Taylor visits Crumlin Children's Hospital

Aug 20th 2012, 6:07 PM 19,960 Views 15 Comments

The boxing champion spent the day with some of her younger fans…

# womens-boxing - Sunday 12 August, 2012

The Sunday Papers: some of the week’s best sportswriting
# Review
# Review

The Sunday Papers: some of the week’s best sportswriting

Aug 12th 2012, 9:30 AM 1,231 Views 1 Comment

Featuring extensive pieces on women’s boxing, wrestling and the relationship between sport and religion.

# womens-boxing - Saturday 11 August, 2012

Taylor urges IABA to award new contract to Antia
# Interview
# Interview

Taylor urges IABA to award new contract to Antia

Aug 11th 2012, 5:19 PM 15,851 Views 25 Comments

The boxer also hinted she was keen on defending her Olympic title in Rio.

# womens-boxing - Friday 10 August, 2012

Here's how the international press reacted to Katie Taylor's victory
# Read All About It
# Read All About It

Here's how the international press reacted to Katie Taylor's victory

Aug 10th 2012, 7:41 PM 24,815 Views 52 Comments

The world’s papers were generous in their praise of Taylor’s achievements.

Taylor: 'If someone offers me a contract for professional boxing, I'll have to consider it'
# Future Plans
# Future Plans

Taylor: 'If someone offers me a contract for professional boxing, I'll have to consider it'

Aug 10th 2012, 7:00 AM 8,405 Views 19 Comments

The Irish boxer also thanked Sonia O’Sullivan for inspiring her.

# womens-boxing - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Katie Taylor: 'I've dreamed of this moment so many times before'
# Reaction
# Reaction

Katie Taylor: 'I've dreamed of this moment so many times before'

Aug 9th 2012, 6:48 PM 9,851 Views 31 Comments

The boxer also described how she was “so nervous all day” ahead of the fight.

Here's how Twitter reacted to Katie Taylor's triumph
# Reflected Glory
# Reflected Glory

Here's how Twitter reacted to Katie Taylor's triumph

Aug 9th 2012, 5:52 PM 32,813 Views 31 Comments

The Twitterati went through a range of emotions while watching the boxer’s moment of glory this afternoon.

# womens-boxing - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Going for gold: Taylor through to Olympic final
# Taylor Time
# Taylor Time

Going for gold: Taylor through to Olympic final

Aug 8th 2012, 2:17 PM 10,983 Views 67 Comments

The Irish fighter won her semi-final by eight points this afternoon.

The Daily Telegraph thinks Katie Taylor is British
# London 2012
# London 2012

The Daily Telegraph thinks Katie Taylor is British

Aug 8th 2012, 10:38 AM 33,305 Views 126 Comments

Should you tell them, or will we?

# womens-boxing - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

London 2012: Katie Taylor to carry Irish flag at Olympic opening ceremony
# London 2012
# London 2012

London 2012: Katie Taylor to carry Irish flag at Olympic opening ceremony

Jul 24th 2012, 4:20 PM 5,932 Views 41 Comments

The Bray boxer has been selected to lead Team Ireland in Friday’s showpiece.