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Wednesday 27 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Katie Taylor

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Feared potential Katie Taylor foe could instead face Kellie Harrington at Tokyo Olympics
IBF World super-featherweight champion Maiva Hamadouche has stated her intention to compete at Tokyo 2020.
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.
In case you missed it: Watch Katie Taylor add WBO world title to her collection
Rose Volante was the latest champion to be dethroned by Bray’s finest in Philadelphia on Friday night.
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.
Taylor overcomes career-toughest test and batters Volante to win third world title
After a thrilling encounter, Taylor is now the IBF, WBA and WBO World lightweight champion.
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.
'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.
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.
The 2018 documentary 'Katie' is now on Netflix and if you need any convincing, here's what critics thought
It’s well worth a watch.
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.
'There were times when I didn't even ask how much I was getting for the fights - I'd just find out afterwards'
Katie Taylor knows her value in boxing’s punch-for-pay ranks, and so do her opponents, but money remains low on her list of priorities.
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.
'I never hid!' - Rose Volante ready to halt Katie Taylor's march in unification clash
‘Queen Rose’ wasn’t impressed by Brian Peters’ claims that she was ‘hiding out in Brazil’ instead of answering the call to face Taylor.
Joshua confirmed for US debut with Katie Taylor pencilled in for undisputed title fight
Taylor must first vanquish Rose Volante in a major fight in March, but is due to face Delfine Persoon in New York provided she’s successful.
Shields and Hammer finally confirmed for arguably the most significant fight in women's boxing history
Olympic legend and current professional trailblazer Claressa Shields will face fellow middleweight champ Christina Hammer for all the belts in April.
Spike to make Boston return on bumper St Patrick's weekend for Irish boxing in America
Katie Taylor and Jono Carroll have world-title fights on Friday 15 March, while Michael Conlan returns to Madison Square Garden on St Patrick’s Day.
Dublin's Carroll and champion Farmer trade barbs at spicy Philly press conference
Katie Taylor also spoke in Philadelphia ahead of her world-title unification clash with Rose Volante on the same bill.
'She better be ready for me': Serrano sounds warning to rival Katie Taylor after 40-second KO
Now a seven-weight world champion, Amanda Serrano is pencilled in to fight Taylor later this year.
'Amazing,' 'inspirational',' 'fantastic' - huge praise for Katie Taylor documentary
Michael Conlan and Anthony Daly were among those who paid tribute to ‘Katie’ on RTÉ.
It's on: Taylor seals world-title unification clash as Volante signs on the dotted line
WBA and IBF World lightweight champ Katie Taylor will attempt to relieve Rose Volante of her WBO strap in Philadelphia on Patrick’s weekend.
'She has good morals': Pete Taylor opens up on pre-Rio Olympics split with daughter Katie
‘She said: ‘If you’ve split up with my mother then I don’t want you in my corner”, the trainer recalled to the ‘No Shame’ podcast.
Critically acclaimed 'Katie' film to air on RTÉ and become available in UK next week
The documentary will become available on iTunes, Amazon Prime, Sky Store, Microsoft and Google in the UK from Monday.
'The sport of female boxing isn’t Katie Taylor': Serrano frustrated by rival's impact on pro game
‘Now that Katie Taylor’s in the sport, now people want to open their minds and their pockets for female fighters. It’s not fair,’ said the six-weight world champ.
John Joe Nevin to join fellow Olympic hero Katie Taylor on huge Patrick's weekend fight card in Philly
Unbeaten prospect Nevin, 30, is aiming to ignite his career in 2019 after a stop-start few years.
American promoter working on landmark all-women's pro boxing card this spring
Lou DiBella told BoxingScene that women’s pro boxing card is ‘way beyond its time.’
Taylor paying price for changing the game, but the best must start fighting the best in women's boxing
The female fight game is on the rise, but it will flatline if the fights aren’t right. Currently, two fellow champions are pricing themselves out of a scrap with Katie Taylor.
'I knew I was likely to lose': Wahlstrom salutes 'phenomenal' Taylor in candid statement
‘I called my former coach who trained me for 10 years for his opinion; ‘You’ll lose it,’ he said. ‘I know,’ I said. ‘But I still want to try.”
Taylor and Carroll set for Irish boxing world-title doubleheader on St Patrick's weekend
Katie Taylor and Jono Carroll are expected to fight in a world-title doubleheader in Philadelphia in mid-March.
'It was just a privilege to fight here in Madison Square Garden in front of so many Irish people'
Katie Taylor successfully defended her WBA and IBF lightweight titles against Eva Wahlstrom last night.
No fairytale of New York for Fielding as Canelo destroys him in three rounds
Saul Alvarez dropped Rocky Fielding in every round en route to victory.
Imperious Taylor lights up Wahlstrom and Madison Square Garden with career-best display
Taylor dazzled under the MSG lights as she earned a shutout victory over her former rival.
Taylor and Wahlstrom safely on weight for world-title showdown at Madison Square Garden
Katie Taylor faces her former amateur rival in New York tomorrow night.
'Somebody's 0 has to go' - Katie Taylor braced for MSG debut against familiar foe
The undefeated and unified lightweight champion of the world faces Eva Wahlstrom on Saturday night.
Plotting Katie Taylor's path towards the biggest women's fight of all time in 2019
Katie Taylor faces Eva Wahlstrom in a career-biggest test this Saturday, but provided she wins, the fights will only get bigger next year.
Olympic silver medalist John Joe Nevin to return to ring on big weekend for Irish boxers abroad
Nevin will aim to go 11-0 against a Nicaraguan journeyman in a bid to build momentum ahead of a crucial 2019.
Wahlstrom 'ready to do some thrashing' as Katie Taylor showdown is confirmed
Katie Taylor vs Eva Wahlstrom has been confirmed for the Canelo-Fielding card at MSG later this month.
Taylor set for serious step up against former amateur rival at Madison Square Garden next month
A full 13 years after they met in the European Championships final, Katie Taylor and Eva Wahlstrom will put it all on the line again.
Katie Taylor to make Madison Square Garden debut on Canelo card next month
Taylor’s team are in talks with several prospective opponents ahead of next month’s marquee event in New York.
US star Shields sees herself and Katie Taylor as neck-and-neck atop pound-for-pound rankings
The two-time Olympic gold medalist and two-weight unified world champion is a longtime admirer of the Bray woman.
'Katie hasn’t seen the film. She says she looks forward to watching it when she retires'
Award-winning director Ross Whitaker on worries about doing an Irish trailblazer’s story justice and discovering her ‘unusual charisma’.