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Saturday 4 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Katie Taylor

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# held up her end
Amanda Serrano dominates common opponent Gutierrez to set up superfight with Katie Taylor
The Puerto Rican southpaw dominated the rock-solid Spaniard to pave the way for an April showdown.
# taylor v sharipova
Taylor must send not-so-gentle reminder of why she's boss
The Irish icon can send a message to the boxing world that the rumours of her decline are premature with an impressive victory tonight.
# happy christmas sure
Champion Taylor and challenger Sharipova - bearing a gift - face off for final time before title bout
The champion and challenger safely made weight for tomorrow night’s encounter in Liverpool, but not without another slightly awkward exchange.
# nominees
Six women included on RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year 2021 shortlist
The winner will be announced on Saturday, 18 December,
# russian blues
'I do remember her coming up to me after that and actually apologising for her comments in London'
Katie Taylor responds to Sofya Ochigava’s recent comments about their 2012 Olympic final and discusses her involvement in a new boxing video game.
# 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'
With so much on the line for Katie Taylor, Firuza Sharipova and her huge travelling party have spooked Eddie Hearn on Merseyside.
# appreciate the concern
Katie Taylor: 'I'm not thinking about retirement right now - but I guess everyone else is'
‘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.’
# Boxing
Taylor to face WBA no.1 contender in final hurdle before potential Serrano superfight
The fight will take place in Liverpool on Saturday 11 December.
# you best not miss
'I don't think any of the big names can actually fight without mentioning my name'
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.
# Your Say
Poll: Did you watch Katie Taylor's fight last night?
Taylor earned a shutout victory on the judges’ scorecards, improving her professional record to 19-0.
# Aaaand still
Katie Taylor dominates Jennifer Han from pillar to post to defend undisputed crown
Taylor earned a shutout victory on the judges’ scorecards, improving her professional record to 19-0(6KOs).
# texas forever
Jennifer Han is chaneling 'a community effort' from El Paso to dethrone Katie Taylor
‘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.’
# marching on
Taylor on weight as she's warmly welcomed to Leeds, while things heat up between Lara and Warrington
The undisputed champ and her challenger comfortably made weight for tomorrow night’s world-title contest.
# The Boss
'I said to her: 'How many more fights have you got?' She looked at me like she was going to kill me'
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.’
# William Hill
Can she end her knockout drought? Preview and tips for Katie Taylor's latest title fight
The undisputed lightweight champion faces American boxer Jennifer Han in Leeds on Saturday night.
# real recognise real
Taylor on Harrington: 'What she's doing for those kids - inspiring a generation - is very, very special'
‘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.’
# Options
Kellie Harrington has ability to be 'very successful' in pro ranks, says Barry McGuigan
And a mega fight with Katie Taylor would be ‘massive’.
# Where There's A Will
From sleeping in a church to the top of the boxing world - with the help of a milk carton
Jessica McCaskill: from homelessness to investment banking, willing a Katie Taylor fight into existence, and becoming a living legend in her own right.
# sofa watch
Sofa Watch: Irish Olympic hopefuls join Ryan as the Late Late wraps up for the summer
All you need to know about your Irish and international chat show options.
# champion's rally
Taylor edges out Jonas in another enthralling encounter to defend undisputed title
The Irish icon earned a razor-tight unanimous decision over her friend and foe from Liverpool in a modern classic.
# Katie
Katie Taylor focused on Jonas bout ahead of possibly switching divisions
Taylor defends her WBC, WBA, IBF and WBO lightweight titles against Jonas at the Manchester Arena on Saturday night.
# Test
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# best in the business
'Expect Taylor-Jonas to be another classic akin to their Olympic clash'
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.
# Back To The Future
Same but different: Taylor and Jonas promise more fireworks nine years on from Olympic classic
The Irish icon won a thrilling London Olympics quarter-final between them, but the Liverpudlian knows how to tear up a script.
# warning
'Everyone’s got weaknesses' - Liverpool's Jonas gearing up for Katie Taylor fight
Natasha Jonas will take on the Irish boxing star this weekend
# two-time SPOTY
Katie Taylor named RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year for 2020
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.
# 2020 Survey
Dublin voted Team of the Year while Katie Taylor is again Ireland's most admired sports star
Taylor’s win over Delfine Persoon was voted the most memorable sporting moment.
# Best of the best
Katie Taylor and Sam Bennett among nominees for 2020 RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year
Ciarán Kilkenny, Gearóid Hegarty, Sanita Puspure and Colin Keane are also in the running.
# world recognition
Taylor wins prestigious Ring Magazine Female Fighter of the Year for second year in succession
And still…
# Looking Back
‘I had to take unpaid leave to play in the Champions League’ – The life of an Irish female footballer
Former Peamount star Ruth Comeford on the influences that shaped her career.
# the eagle has landed
Katie Taylor misses out as Khabib Nurmagomedov wins BBC's World Sport Star award
The UFC star and the Bray boxer were among the nominees for an award decided by a public vote.
# aaand still
Katie Taylor named American boxing writers' female fighter of the year for second year running
The Irish icon has retained the prestigious end-of-year award and also remains top of the BWAA’s pound-for-pound rankings.
# New Frontiers
'Katie is one of two or three female athletes who we think have superstar potential on a global scale'
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.
# recognition
Katie Taylor included on 6-strong shortlist for SPOTY World Sport Star award
LeBron James, Dustin Johnson and Khabib Nurmagomedov also make the list.
# fight like a girl
The qualifier, 'It's not women's boxing - it's just boxing', can be put to bed after Saturday night
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.
# Popular
Over 2 million in Britain and Ireland watch Katie Taylor's fight
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.
# Aaaand still
Taylor batters game Gutierrez to retain undisputed title in near shutout
The Irish icon dropped Miriam Gutierrez and hurt in her several rounds but had to settle for an almost-perfect unanimous decision.
# 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'
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.
# Boxing
'I want girls to grow up and do even better than I have in my career - that’s what true legacy looks like'
Katie Taylor on her free-to-air fight this Saturday, her cultural significance in professional boxing, and the debate over female fighters’ earnings.
# KT
Katie Taylor's world title defence to be broadcast free to all on Saturday night
Taylor v Gutierrez to be show on Sky Sports Mix as well as YouTube, Facebook and the Sky Sports website.