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#Katie Taylor

# 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
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# 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 39,032 Views 11 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 40,561 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
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# Aaaand Still

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

Sep 4th 2021, 10:18 PM 76,328 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
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# Texas Forever

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

Sep 3rd 2021, 9:28 PM 50,766 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
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# 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 9,152 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
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# 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 36,176 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
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# William Hill

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

Sep 1st 2021, 2:52 PM 2,929 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 22,556 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
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# Options

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

Aug 9th 2021, 9:57 AM 27,821 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 21,889 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 7,102 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
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# Champion's Rally

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

May 1st 2021, 10:47 PM 77,411 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
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# Katie

Katie Taylor focused on Jonas bout ahead of possibly switching divisions

May 1st 2021, 7:00 AM 18,760 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
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# Test

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Apr 30th 2021, 5:00 PM 24,942 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
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# Best In The Business

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

Apr 29th 2021, 5:08 PM 8,969 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
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# 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 9,512 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
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# Warning

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

Updated Apr 26th 2021, 11:56 AM 16,831 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
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# Two-time SPOTY

Katie Taylor named RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year for 2020

Jan 28th 2021, 10:43 PM 26,094 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
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# 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 17,737 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
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# Best Of The Best

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

Jan 21st 2021, 12:46 PM 5,142 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
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# World Recognition

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

Dec 27th 2020, 11:07 PM 18,104 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
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# 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 20,983 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
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# The Eagle Has Landed

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

Dec 17th 2020, 11:23 PM 9,157 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
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# Aaand Still

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

Dec 14th 2020, 8:00 PM 4,556 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
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# 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 19,638 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
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# Recognition

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

Dec 3rd 2020, 11:16 PM 5,038 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
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# 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 39,460 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
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# Popular

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

Nov 17th 2020, 6:03 PM 11,667 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
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# Aaaand Still

Taylor batters game Gutierrez to retain undisputed title in near shutout

Nov 14th 2020, 11:37 PM 119,958 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
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# 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 22,327 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.

'I want girls to grow up and do even better than I have in my career - that’s what true legacy looks like'
# Boxing
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# Boxing

'I want girls to grow up and do even better than I have in my career - that’s what true legacy looks like'

Nov 11th 2020, 8:00 AM 23,456 Views 10 Comments

Katie Taylor on her free-to-air fight this Saturday, her cultural significance in professional boxing, and the debate over female fighters’ earnings.

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Katie Taylor's world title defence to be broadcast free to all on Saturday night
# KT
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# KT

Katie Taylor's world title defence to be broadcast free to all on Saturday night

Nov 10th 2020, 1:51 PM 9,233 Views 7 Comments

Taylor v Gutierrez to be show on Sky Sports Mix as well as YouTube, Facebook and the Sky Sports website.

# katie-taylor - Thursday 24 September, 2020

Katie Taylor to return to the ring in November for mandatory title defence
# November Reign
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# November Reign

Katie Taylor to return to the ring in November for mandatory title defence

Sep 24th 2020, 1:28 PM 5,197 Views 1 Comment

Taylor will take on unbeaten Spaniard Miriam Gutierrez, promoter Eddie Hearn confirmed.

# katie-taylor - Monday 24 August, 2020

Katie Taylor #2 as Ring Magazine release inaugural women's pound-for-pound rankings
# Best Of The Best
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# Best Of The Best

Katie Taylor #2 as Ring Magazine release inaugural women's pound-for-pound rankings

Aug 24th 2020, 1:56 PM 15,596 Views 1 Comment

Three-weight world champion Claressa Shields tops Ring Magazine’s list.

# katie-taylor - Saturday 22 August, 2020

Katie Taylor defends her undisputed title in another entertaining nail-biter with Persoon
# Repeat
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# Repeat

Katie Taylor defends her undisputed title in another entertaining nail-biter with Persoon

Aug 22nd 2020, 10:49 PM 114,287 Views 95 Comments

Delfine Persoon said she believed Taylor deserved her unanimous decision following another close encounter between the two rivals.

For the first time, Taylor enters a fight with as much on the line for her as London 2012
# Legacy At Stake
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# Legacy At Stake

For the first time, Taylor enters a fight with as much on the line for her as London 2012

Aug 22nd 2020, 5:33 PM 70,427 Views 16 Comments

Scrutinous eyes not only from Ireland but from all corners of the globe will be on her performance tonight, the weight of the world on her shoulders.

'Everybody thought: 'She's a legend, nobody can beat her.' Now, we know it's possible'
# Bogeywoman
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# Bogeywoman

'Everybody thought: 'She's a legend, nobody can beat her.' Now, we know it's possible'

Aug 22nd 2020, 6:30 AM 27,837 Views 18 Comments

Delfine Persoon sets out to break Irish hearts and become arguably the greatest ever female professional boxer tonight.

# katie-taylor - Friday 21 August, 2020

Safely on weight, Taylor and Persoon face off for final time before tomorrow's rematch
# Straightener
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# Straightener

Safely on weight, Taylor and Persoon face off for final time before tomorrow's rematch

Aug 21st 2020, 2:12 PM 8,163 Views 7 Comments

The Belgian weighed in almost 2.5lbs heavier than she did for their original scrap, but was comfortably under the 135-pound limit.

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

'It's been hanging over my head over the last year' - Taylor sets out to avenge her own victory
# Disputed Champion
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# Disputed Champion

'It's been hanging over my head over the last year' - Taylor sets out to avenge her own victory

Aug 19th 2020, 8:30 AM 22,937 Views 13 Comments

Ahead of her eagerly anticipated rematch with Delfine Persoon on Saturday, Katie Taylor says she is ‘looking forward to shutting up everyone that has criticised me’.

# katie-taylor - Thursday 23 July, 2020

‘If you offered me €500m or Olympic Gold, I’d tell you to keep your money’
# Destiny's Child
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# Destiny's Child

‘If you offered me €500m or Olympic Gold, I’d tell you to keep your money’

Jul 23rd 2020, 8:00 PM 9,698 Views 3 Comments

The Tokyo Olympics were supposed to open tomorrow but instead of parading around Japan’s National Stadium, medal prospect Michaela Walsh will be running north Belfast’s roads.

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