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#Katie Taylor

# 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 5,112 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 18,077 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 20,941 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 9,080 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 4,546 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 19,591 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 5,027 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 39,323 Views 8 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 11,639 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 119,878 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 22,252 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
From The42
# 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 23,380 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 9,200 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 5,185 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 15,576 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 114,225 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 70,364 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 27,762 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 8,151 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 22,926 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 9,536 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.

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Katie Taylor set for surprise rematch versus rival Persoon in Eddie Hearn's garden
# Straightener
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# Straightener

Katie Taylor set for surprise rematch versus rival Persoon in Eddie Hearn's garden

Updated Jul 7th 2020, 8:20 PM 25,695 Views 15 Comments

A sequel to their June 2019 classic at Madison Square Garden, during which Taylor emerged as a controversial winner, is in the works.

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Katie Taylor demands 'no more excuses', which is all she usually gets from Amanda Serrano
# Bad Blood
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# Bad Blood

Katie Taylor demands 'no more excuses', which is all she usually gets from Amanda Serrano

Jun 30th 2020, 9:27 PM 24,157 Views 4 Comments

A tweet from Taylor sparked an online war of words between Serrano, Eddie Hearn and Lou DiBella, and female boxing’s biggest fight now looks unlikely.

# katie-taylor - Friday 26 June, 2020

Donovan gets the chance he has craved as he lands big fight on Sky Sports
# Matchroom Square Garden
From The42
# Matchroom Square Garden

Donovan gets the chance he has craved as he lands big fight on Sky Sports

Jun 26th 2020, 4:10 PM 5,221 Views 1 Comment

Ireland’s James Tennyson will also fight on one of Matchroom’s ‘Fight Camp’ shows, while there may be room yet for Jason Quigley to feature.

Katie Taylor set for August title defence but no opponent confirmed
# Fight Camp
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# Fight Camp

Katie Taylor set for August title defence but no opponent confirmed

Jun 26th 2020, 2:43 PM 1,799 Views 0 Comments

Amanda Serrano was expected to sign on for the clash on the Dillian Whyte v Alexander Povetkin card.

# katie-taylor - Sunday 17 May, 2020

How a 16-year-old with no boxing experience went from idolising Katie Taylor to competing with her
# Dreams
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# Dreams

How a 16-year-old with no boxing experience went from idolising Katie Taylor to competing with her

May 17th 2020, 7:30 AM 7,297 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s Gráinne Walsh discusses her circuitous sporting journey.

# katie-taylor - Friday 15 May, 2020

Katie Taylor could feature, as Eddie Hearn hopes to bring boxing back at Matchroom headquarters
# Future Plans
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# Future Plans

Katie Taylor could feature, as Eddie Hearn hopes to bring boxing back at Matchroom headquarters

May 15th 2020, 11:21 PM 2,360 Views 1 Comment

The British Boxing Board of Control indicated bouts can return in two months’ time subject to a series of strict regulations.

# katie-taylor - Monday 11 May, 2020

Serrano preparing to face four people - 'the three judges and Katie Taylor' - in women's superfight
# Planting The Seed
From The42
# Planting The Seed

Serrano preparing to face four people - 'the three judges and Katie Taylor' - in women's superfight

May 11th 2020, 6:01 PM 5,863 Views 6 Comments

‘Whatever she brings, I’ll be able to bring it harder,’ said the seven-time world champion from Puerto Rico.

# katie-taylor - Friday 8 May, 2020

Katie Taylor wants the biggest fights as she aims to build powerful legacy
# KT
From The42
# KT

Katie Taylor wants the biggest fights as she aims to build powerful legacy

May 8th 2020, 4:25 PM 2,795 Views 7 Comments

Taylor was due to defend her status as undisputed lightweight champion against Amanda Serrano last weekend.

# katie-taylor - Sunday 19 April, 2020

20 for 2020: Ireland's most influential sports stars of the century
# Legends
From The42
# Legends

20 for 2020: Ireland's most influential sports stars of the century

Apr 19th 2020, 7:45 PM 46,123 Views 105 Comments

The last two decades have been memorable in Irish sport in so many different ways. We have picked our stars of the century. Now tell us what you think.

# katie-taylor - Monday 6 April, 2020

Shields believes Serrano's 'god-given power' will see her past Taylor in superfight
# PREDICTION
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# PREDICTION

Shields believes Serrano's 'god-given power' will see her past Taylor in superfight

Apr 6th 2020, 4:12 PM 7,358 Views 7 Comments

Claressa Shields predicts Amanda Serrano v Katie Taylor will work out 60:40 in the Puerto Rican’s favour.

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

'I feel like my whole life has been in quarantine' - Taylor working from home ahead of new fight date
# In The Basement
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# In The Basement

'I feel like my whole life has been in quarantine' - Taylor working from home ahead of new fight date

Mar 31st 2020, 4:17 PM 4,254 Views 2 Comments

‘I said to my family: ‘You realise you’ve already been in isolation so much when you have to go into quarantine and nothing about your personal life changes.”

# katie-taylor - Monday 30 March, 2020

Katie Taylor's blockbuster fight with seven-weight world champion Amanda Serrano is off
# By The Wayside
From The42
# By The Wayside

Katie Taylor's blockbuster fight with seven-weight world champion Amanda Serrano is off

Mar 30th 2020, 12:40 PM 13,245 Views 7 Comments

Promoter Eddie Hearn has confirmed that the 2 May card in Manchester, which included Dillian Whyte versus Alexander Povetkin as the co-main event, has been postponed.

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

Katie Taylor's showdown with Amanda Serrano set to be postponed
# Waiting Longer
From The42
# Waiting Longer

Katie Taylor's showdown with Amanda Serrano set to be postponed

Mar 24th 2020, 2:11 PM 1,760 Views 0 Comments

Confirmation will be made this week, with promoter Eddie Hearn set to hit pause on all boxing events until the summer at least.

# katie-taylor - Saturday 7 March, 2020

'Katie feels like she's been disrespected by Serrano' - Taylor finally gets her chance to silence her rival
# Needle
From The42
# Needle

'Katie feels like she's been disrespected by Serrano' - Taylor finally gets her chance to silence her rival

Mar 7th 2020, 7:45 AM 11,878 Views 3 Comments

Katie Taylor versus Amanda Serrano for the undisputed lightweight title: a fight with plenty of needle and a fight to move the needle.

# katie-taylor - Friday 6 March, 2020

Katie Taylor lands blockbuster fight against seven-weight champion
# Career-defining
From The42
# Career-defining

Katie Taylor lands blockbuster fight against seven-weight champion

Mar 6th 2020, 10:03 AM 50,779 Views 22 Comments

The Wicklow woman faces toughest test of her professional career when she meets Amanda Serrano in Manchester on 2 May.

# katie-taylor - Friday 28 February, 2020

Confirmation of Braekhus and McCaskill fight could have knock-on effect for Taylor
# Date Set
From The42
# Date Set

Confirmation of Braekhus and McCaskill fight could have knock-on effect for Taylor

Feb 28th 2020, 8:20 PM 3,363 Views 0 Comments

The fight will be on the undercard of the Regis Prograis and Maurice Hooker main event.

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

'The one thing they never did was hit me... They knew I'd hit them back'
# Divil A Fear
From The42
# Divil A Fear

'The one thing they never did was hit me... They knew I'd hit them back'

Feb 12th 2020, 2:50 PM 27,321 Views 3 Comments

Katelynn Phelan, 19, took her inspiration not from Bray, but from Brooklyn, and wants to blaze a trail down a road less travelled.

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Serrano on Taylor: 'She's average... She's not no superhero like everyone paints her to be'
# Shots Fired
From The42
# Shots Fired

Serrano on Taylor: 'She's average... She's not no superhero like everyone paints her to be'

Feb 5th 2020, 8:01 PM 12,888 Views 7 Comments

‘There’s nothing really to her,’ said the Puerto Rican puncher, who is set to meet her Irish adversary this spring.

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Katie Taylor's 'Super Bowl of women's boxing' may land closer to home than expected
# 50 50
From The42
# 50 50

Katie Taylor's 'Super Bowl of women's boxing' may land closer to home than expected

Feb 4th 2020, 8:35 PM 16,685 Views 6 Comments

Taylor and longtime rival, seven-weight world champion Amanda Serrano, could clash in London for the Irishwoman’s undisputed title.

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