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#Katie Taylor

# katie-taylor - Friday 14 January, 2022

Katie Taylor 'on the brink' of having Serrano showdown finalised
# Monumental
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# Monumental

Katie Taylor 'on the brink' of having Serrano showdown finalised

Jan 14th 2022, 6:32 PM 3,993 Views 1 Comment

Eddie Hearn: ‘I want to stop saying, ‘This is the biggest fight in female boxing’. This is one of the biggest fights in boxing.’

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 21 December, 2021

Taylor and Harrington voted Ireland's most admired athletes in 2021
# Results Are In
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# Results Are In

Taylor and Harrington voted Ireland's most admired athletes in 2021

Updated Dec 21st 2021, 12:10 PM 12,087 Views 11 Comments

Rachael Blackmore and Johnny Sexton share second place on the poll conducted by Teneo Sport.

# katie-taylor - Sunday 19 December, 2021

Amanda Serrano dominates common opponent Gutierrez to set up superfight with Katie Taylor
# Held Up Her End
From The42
# Held Up Her End

Amanda Serrano dominates common opponent Gutierrez to set up superfight with Katie Taylor

Dec 19th 2021, 5:21 AM 25,295 Views 7 Comments

The Puerto Rican southpaw dominated the rock-solid Spaniard to pave the way for an April showdown.

# katie-taylor - Saturday 11 December, 2021

Taylor must send not-so-gentle reminder of why she's boss
# Taylor V Sharipova
From The42
# Taylor V Sharipova

Taylor must send not-so-gentle reminder of why she's boss

Dec 11th 2021, 12:00 PM 18,519 Views 4 Comments

The Irish icon can send a message to the boxing world that the rumours of her decline are premature with an impressive victory tonight.

# katie-taylor - Friday 10 December, 2021

Champion Taylor and challenger Sharipova - bearing a gift - face off for final time before title bout
# Happy Christmas Sure
From The42
# Happy Christmas Sure

Champion Taylor and challenger Sharipova - bearing a gift - face off for final time before title bout

Dec 10th 2021, 2:54 PM 13,927 Views 2 Comments

The champion and challenger safely made weight for tomorrow night’s encounter in Liverpool, but not without another slightly awkward exchange.

Six women included on RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year 2021 shortlist
# Nominees
From The42
# Nominees

Six women included on RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year 2021 shortlist

Dec 10th 2021, 8:33 AM 24,126 Views 32 Comments

The winner will be announced on Saturday, 18 December,

'I do remember her coming up to me after that and actually apologising for her comments in London'
# Russian Blues
From The42
# Russian Blues

'I do remember her coming up to me after that and actually apologising for her comments in London'

Dec 10th 2021, 8:00 AM 9,391 Views 1 Comment

Katie Taylor responds to Sofya Ochigava’s recent comments about their 2012 Olympic final and discusses her involvement in a new boxing video game.

# katie-taylor - Thursday 9 December, 2021

'It feels like we're up against this country-backed fighter who has come in on a mission to dethrone Katie'
# We Don't Let This Slip
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# We Don't Let This Slip

'It feels like we're up against this country-backed fighter who has come in on a mission to dethrone Katie'

Updated Dec 9th 2021, 8:02 PM 37,711 Views 10 Comments

With so much on the line for Katie Taylor, Firuza Sharipova and her huge travelling party have spooked Eddie Hearn on Merseyside.

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 24 November, 2021

Katie Taylor: 'I'm not thinking about retirement right now - but I guess everyone else is'
# Appreciate The Concern
From The42
# Appreciate The Concern

Katie Taylor: 'I'm not thinking about retirement right now - but I guess everyone else is'

Nov 24th 2021, 11:47 PM 24,472 Views 9 Comments

‘My whole childhood was based around this Olympic dream that I had… But never in a million years did I think I’d be in the position that I’m in now.’

# katie-taylor - Sunday 14 November, 2021

Taylor to face WBA no.1 contender in final hurdle before potential Serrano superfight
# Boxing
From The42
# Boxing

Taylor to face WBA no.1 contender in final hurdle before potential Serrano superfight

Nov 14th 2021, 11:47 AM 4,841 Views 0 Comments

The fight will take place in Liverpool on Saturday 11 December.

# katie-taylor - Sunday 5 September, 2021

'I don't think any of the big names can actually fight without mentioning my name'
# You Best Not Miss
From The42
# You Best Not Miss

'I don't think any of the big names can actually fight without mentioning my name'

Sep 5th 2021, 12:58 PM 39,071 Views 10 Comments

Katie Taylor wants all the belts at 140 and 147 pounds. It sounds like an extra career’s worth of hassle, but it might take only two fights.

Poll: Did you watch Katie Taylor's fight last night?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Did you watch Katie Taylor's fight last night?

Sep 5th 2021, 10:20 AM 40,641 Views 42 Comments

Taylor earned a shutout victory on the judges’ scorecards, improving her professional record to 19-0.

# katie-taylor - Saturday 4 September, 2021

Katie Taylor dominates Jennifer Han from pillar to post to defend undisputed crown
# Aaaand Still
From The42
# Aaaand Still

Katie Taylor dominates Jennifer Han from pillar to post to defend undisputed crown

Sep 4th 2021, 10:18 PM 76,442 Views 59 Comments

Taylor earned a shutout victory on the judges’ scorecards, improving her professional record to 19-0(6KOs).

# katie-taylor - Friday 3 September, 2021

Jennifer Han is chaneling 'a community effort' from El Paso to dethrone Katie Taylor
# Texas Forever
From The42
# Texas Forever

Jennifer Han is chaneling 'a community effort' from El Paso to dethrone Katie Taylor

Sep 3rd 2021, 9:28 PM 50,816 Views 6 Comments

‘I don’t plan on fighting Katie Taylor’s fight. I don’t plan on standing in front of her and letting her do what she does best.’

Taylor on weight as she's warmly welcomed to Leeds, while things heat up between Lara and Warrington
# Marching On
From The42
# Marching On

Taylor on weight as she's warmly welcomed to Leeds, while things heat up between Lara and Warrington

Sep 3rd 2021, 2:18 PM 9,189 Views 4 Comments

The undisputed champ and her challenger comfortably made weight for tomorrow night’s world-title contest.

# katie-taylor - Thursday 2 September, 2021

'I said to her: 'How many more fights have you got?' She looked at me like she was going to kill me'
# The Boss
From The42
# The Boss

'I said to her: 'How many more fights have you got?' She looked at me like she was going to kill me'

Sep 2nd 2021, 7:00 PM 36,336 Views 6 Comments

Eddie Hearn wants Katie Taylor to headline at Madison Square Garden versus Amanda Serrano, ‘but we’ve got to get it over the f***ing line.’

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

Can she end her knockout drought? Preview and tips for Katie Taylor's latest title fight
# William Hill
From The42
# William Hill

Can she end her knockout drought? Preview and tips for Katie Taylor's latest title fight

Sep 1st 2021, 2:52 PM 2,950 Views 2 Comments

The undisputed lightweight champion faces American boxer Jennifer Han in Leeds on Saturday night.

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

Taylor on Harrington: 'What she's doing for those kids - inspiring a generation - is very, very special'
# Real Recognise Real
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# Real Recognise Real

Taylor on Harrington: 'What she's doing for those kids - inspiring a generation - is very, very special'

Updated Aug 31st 2021, 8:02 PM 22,618 Views 3 Comments

‘The young girls growing up actually watching Kellie win that gold medal: you have no idea what that’s going to do for kids in that area.’

# katie-taylor - Monday 9 August, 2021

Kellie Harrington has ability to be 'very successful' in pro ranks, says Barry McGuigan
# Options
From The42
# Options

Kellie Harrington has ability to be 'very successful' in pro ranks, says Barry McGuigan

Aug 9th 2021, 9:57 AM 27,836 Views 20 Comments

And a mega fight with Katie Taylor would be ‘massive’.

# katie-taylor - Thursday 1 July, 2021

From sleeping in a church to the top of the boxing world - with the help of a milk carton
# Where There's A Will
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# Where There's A Will

From sleeping in a church to the top of the boxing world - with the help of a milk carton

Jul 1st 2021, 7:45 AM 21,989 Views 1 Comment

Jessica McCaskill: from homelessness to investment banking, willing a Katie Taylor fight into existence, and becoming a living legend in her own right.

# katie-taylor - Friday 28 May, 2021

Sofa Watch: Irish Olympic hopefuls join Ryan as the Late Late wraps up for the summer
# Sofa Watch
# Sofa Watch

Sofa Watch: Irish Olympic hopefuls join Ryan as the Late Late wraps up for the summer

May 28th 2021, 5:01 PM 7,156 Views 8 Comments

All you need to know about your Irish and international chat show options.

# katie-taylor - Saturday 1 May, 2021

Taylor edges out Jonas in another enthralling encounter to defend undisputed title
# Champion's Rally
From The42
# Champion's Rally

Taylor edges out Jonas in another enthralling encounter to defend undisputed title

May 1st 2021, 10:47 PM 77,425 Views 94 Comments

The Irish icon earned a razor-tight unanimous decision over her friend and foe from Liverpool in a modern classic.

Katie Taylor focused on Jonas bout ahead of possibly switching divisions
# Katie
From The42
# Katie

Katie Taylor focused on Jonas bout ahead of possibly switching divisions

May 1st 2021, 7:00 AM 18,763 Views 4 Comments

Taylor defends her WBC, WBA, IBF and WBO lightweight titles against Jonas at the Manchester Arena on Saturday night.

# katie-taylor - Friday 30 April, 2021

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Test
From The42
# Test

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Apr 30th 2021, 5:00 PM 24,956 Views 6 Comments

How closely have you been paying attention to this week’s headlines?

# katie-taylor - Thursday 29 April, 2021

'Expect Taylor-Jonas to be another classic akin to their Olympic clash'
# Best In The Business
From The42
# Best In The Business

'Expect Taylor-Jonas to be another classic akin to their Olympic clash'

Apr 29th 2021, 5:08 PM 8,971 Views 2 Comments

We preview the undisputed lightweight champion’s long-awaited rematch and Man United’s Premier League meeting with Liverpool on the latest episode of The Punt.

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

Same but different: Taylor and Jonas promise more fireworks nine years on from Olympic classic
# Back To The Future
From The42
# Back To The Future

Same but different: Taylor and Jonas promise more fireworks nine years on from Olympic classic

Apr 28th 2021, 2:04 PM 9,514 Views 2 Comments

The Irish icon won a thrilling London Olympics quarter-final between them, but the Liverpudlian knows how to tear up a script.

# katie-taylor - Monday 26 April, 2021

'Everyone’s got weaknesses' - Liverpool's Jonas gearing up for Katie Taylor fight
# Warning
From The42
# Warning

'Everyone’s got weaknesses' - Liverpool's Jonas gearing up for Katie Taylor fight

Updated Apr 26th 2021, 11:56 AM 16,837 Views 9 Comments

Natasha Jonas will take on the Irish boxing star this weekend

# katie-taylor - Thursday 28 January, 2021

Katie Taylor named RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year for 2020
# Two-time SPOTY
From The42
# Two-time SPOTY

Katie Taylor named RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year for 2020

Jan 28th 2021, 10:43 PM 26,130 Views 80 Comments

Taylor, who earned a thrilling rematch win over Delfine Persoon and headlined a major breakthrough for women’s boxing on Sky, last won the award in 2012.

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

Dublin voted Team of the Year while Katie Taylor is again Ireland's most admired sports star
# 2020 Survey
From The42
# 2020 Survey

Dublin voted Team of the Year while Katie Taylor is again Ireland's most admired sports star

Updated Jan 27th 2021, 12:07 PM 17,740 Views 42 Comments

Taylor’s win over Delfine Persoon was voted the most memorable sporting moment.

# katie-taylor - Thursday 21 January, 2021

Katie Taylor and Sam Bennett among nominees for 2020 RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year
# Best Of The Best
From The42
# Best Of The Best

Katie Taylor and Sam Bennett among nominees for 2020 RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year

Jan 21st 2021, 12:46 PM 5,159 Views 14 Comments

Ciarán Kilkenny, Gearóid Hegarty, Sanita Puspure and Colin Keane are also in the running.

# katie-taylor - Sunday 27 December, 2020

Taylor wins prestigious Ring Magazine Female Fighter of the Year for second year in succession
# World Recognition
From The42
# World Recognition

Taylor wins prestigious Ring Magazine Female Fighter of the Year for second year in succession

Dec 27th 2020, 11:07 PM 18,121 Views 19 Comments

And still…

# katie-taylor - Friday 25 December, 2020

‘I had to take unpaid leave to play in the Champions League’ – The life of an Irish female footballer
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

‘I had to take unpaid leave to play in the Champions League’ – The life of an Irish female footballer

Dec 25th 2020, 8:00 PM 21,006 Views 6 Comments

Former Peamount star Ruth Comeford on the influences that shaped her career.

# katie-taylor - Thursday 17 December, 2020

Katie Taylor misses out as Khabib Nurmagomedov wins BBC's World Sport Star award
# The Eagle Has Landed
From The42
# The Eagle Has Landed

Katie Taylor misses out as Khabib Nurmagomedov wins BBC's World Sport Star award

Dec 17th 2020, 11:23 PM 9,191 Views 14 Comments

The UFC star and the Bray boxer were among the nominees for an award decided by a public vote.

# katie-taylor - Monday 14 December, 2020

Katie Taylor named American boxing writers' female fighter of the year for second year running
# Aaand Still
From The42
# Aaand Still

Katie Taylor named American boxing writers' female fighter of the year for second year running

Dec 14th 2020, 8:00 PM 4,565 Views 2 Comments

The Irish icon has retained the prestigious end-of-year award and also remains top of the BWAA’s pound-for-pound rankings.

'Katie is one of two or three female athletes who we think have superstar potential on a global scale'
# New Frontiers
From The42
# New Frontiers

'Katie is one of two or three female athletes who we think have superstar potential on a global scale'

Updated Dec 14th 2020, 5:00 PM 19,648 Views 7 Comments

Multi-billion-pound streaming giant DAZN is now live in Ireland, but they see an Irish sporting icon as a key part of their global expansion plans.

# katie-taylor - Thursday 3 December, 2020

Katie Taylor included on 6-strong shortlist for SPOTY World Sport Star award
# Recognition
From The42
# Recognition

Katie Taylor included on 6-strong shortlist for SPOTY World Sport Star award

Dec 3rd 2020, 11:16 PM 5,046 Views 2 Comments

LeBron James, Dustin Johnson and Khabib Nurmagomedov also make the list.

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

The qualifier, 'It's not women's boxing - it's just boxing', can be put to bed after Saturday night
# Fight Like A Girl
From The42
# Fight Like A Girl

The qualifier, 'It's not women's boxing - it's just boxing', can be put to bed after Saturday night

Nov 18th 2020, 9:00 AM 39,570 Views 9 Comments

With Jane Couch watching on, it was fitting that Katie Taylor and co. put their fists through the glass ceiling at Wembley Arena, of all places.

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Over 2 million in Britain and Ireland watch Katie Taylor's fight
# Popular
From The42
# Popular

Over 2 million in Britain and Ireland watch Katie Taylor's fight

Nov 17th 2020, 6:03 PM 11,705 Views 5 Comments

Meanwhile, in more good news for the 34-year-old Bray native, she has just been named Ring Magazine’s pound-for-pound number one fighter.

# katie-taylor - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Taylor batters game Gutierrez to retain undisputed title in near shutout
# Aaaand Still
From The42
# Aaaand Still

Taylor batters game Gutierrez to retain undisputed title in near shutout

Nov 14th 2020, 11:37 PM 120,022 Views 77 Comments

The Irish icon dropped Miriam Gutierrez and hurt in her several rounds but had to settle for an almost-perfect unanimous decision.

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

'It's so good to see an Irish athlete headlining this event. Think of all the girls sitting at home, and boys as well'
# Fight Week
From The42
# Fight Week

'It's so good to see an Irish athlete headlining this event. Think of all the girls sitting at home, and boys as well'

Nov 11th 2020, 5:00 PM 22,416 Views 0 Comments

Katie Taylor’s latest title defence and England v Ireland are up for discussion as Kathleen McNamee and Johnny Ward join us on this week’s edition of The Punt.

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