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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

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 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.

# womens-boxing - 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.

# womens-boxing - 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.

# womens-boxing - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Katie Taylor is through to another world championship final

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

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

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

From In pictures: Golden girl Katie Taylor visits Crumlin Children's Hospital Katie Taylor This post contains images

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

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

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

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

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'

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'

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 This post contains images

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

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

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

The Daily Telegraph thinks Katie Taylor is British

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

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