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#Katie Taylor

From The42 Smiles and belts all round as Katie Taylor visits Temple Street Role Model

Smiles and belts all round as Katie Taylor visits Temple Street

The Bray boxer was today announced as an official ambassador for the hospital.

From The42 'You can't force an athlete to get into the ring' - Contract doesn't guarantee Taylor-Serrano showdown Not So Fast

'You can't force an athlete to get into the ring' - Contract doesn't guarantee Taylor-Serrano showdown

Lou DiBella doesn’t believe Katie Taylor’s contentious victory was a symptom of corruption, but he also didn’t agree with it.

From TheJournal.ie The Explainer: Why was there controversy over Katie Taylor's recent win? The Explainer

The Explainer: Why was there controversy over Katie Taylor's recent win?

In this week’s episode, we take a look at why the win is being appealed, and how judging in boxing works.

From TheJournal.ie 'We are immensely proud': Crowds turn out to welcome Katie Taylor home to Bray Homecoming

'We are immensely proud': Crowds turn out to welcome Katie Taylor home to Bray

The former Olympic champion defeated the Belgian Delfine Persoon last Saturday night.

From The42 Rematch in Belgium 'makes no sense', says Taylor, after Persoon questions her 'guts' Guts For Garters

Rematch in Belgium 'makes no sense', says Taylor, after Persoon questions her 'guts'

The Bray woman is keen for a rematch, but it’s unlikely to take place in 2019.

From TheJournal.ie Pete Taylor initiates legal proceedings against Garda Commissioner Pete Taylor

Pete Taylor initiates legal proceedings against Garda Commissioner

The boxing trainer has also launched court proceedings against a number of news publications.

From TheJournal.ie Katie Taylor's Bray homecoming event to take place this Friday evening Undisputed

Katie Taylor's Bray homecoming event to take place this Friday evening

The new undisputed lightweight champion can look forward to a warm reception in her home town this week.

From The42 'It's great to be the best in the world' - Undisputed champion Taylor swarmed by fans in Dublin airport Homecoming This post contains videos

'It's great to be the best in the world' - Undisputed champion Taylor swarmed by fans in Dublin airport

Bray’s world champion was met by fans on her arrival in Dublin Airport following her win over Delfine Persoon on Saturday.

From The42 Taylor finds more than she was looking for but disputed title win was no underhanded robbery Met Her Match

Taylor finds more than she was looking for but disputed title win was no underhanded robbery

Taylor has become the most disputed undisputed champion in boxing, but her victory was not evidence of ‘corruption’.

From TheJournal.ie Minister Shane Ross to hold welcome reception for Katie Taylor at Dublin Airport Homecoming

Minister Shane Ross to hold welcome reception for Katie Taylor at Dublin Airport

The Bray woman was crowned the Lightweight World Boxing Champion in a contentious fight on Saturday night.

From The42 'I wouldn’t want to be like her': Persoon to appeal narrow loss to Taylor Not Having It

'I wouldn’t want to be like her': Persoon to appeal narrow loss to Taylor

The Belgian policewoman was defeated by Taylor in a tight contest at Madison Square Garden.

From The42 Taylor open to Persoon rematch after undisputed title classic Run It Back

Taylor open to Persoon rematch after undisputed title classic

‘I probably just stood there with her a bit too much, but that’s the way it goes, that’s my nature; I do love a good tear-up.’

From The42 Taylor survives almighty scare to take undisputed title on razor-tight decision Absolute War

Taylor survives almighty scare to take undisputed title on razor-tight decision

Taylor was awarded a razor-tight contest on scores of 95-95 and 96-94 x2.

From The42 We have a fight: Katie Taylor weighs in to rapturous reception at Madison Square Garden The Big One This post contains videos

We have a fight: Katie Taylor weighs in to rapturous reception at Madison Square Garden

Taylor was four pounds heavier than her opponent, but still safely under the lightweight limit.

Taylor could be a bigger star but she's not interested in talking rubbish, says Hearn

The Bray woman’s promoter believes she’ll be top five pound-for-pound, male or female, if she beats Delfine Persoon.

From The42 Volante bought mother a house, Persoon to build new community gym with money for fighting Taylor Katie Money

Volante bought mother a house, Persoon to build new community gym with money for fighting Taylor

The Irishwoman is the highest-paid female fighter on the planet, but her opponents aren’t doing too badly either.

From The42 'This time she will meet an opponent who isn't scared to punch back' Taylor V Persoon

'This time she will meet an opponent who isn't scared to punch back'

Delfine Persoon’s day job used to see her deal with incidents of suicide on Belgian railroads. Understandably, she feels she’s ‘harder’ than Katie Taylor.

From The42 Taylor's team deny accusations they had Persoon removed from New York hotel Jog On

Taylor's team deny accusations they had Persoon removed from New York hotel

The Belgian’s trainer and partner claimed he and Persoon were forced to switch hotels upon Taylor’s insistence.

From The42 All the info you need to watch Katie Taylor's bid to become the undisputed world champion Goat

All the info you need to watch Katie Taylor's bid to become the undisputed world champion

One of Ireland’s greatest-ever athletes can unify all four belts at Madison Square Garden in the early hours of Sunday morning.

From The42 Frampton says he had to rely on physical strength to hold his own with Katie Taylor in sparring Brutal Honesty This post contains videos

Frampton says he had to rely on physical strength to hold his own with Katie Taylor in sparring

‘To potentially become undisputed champion inside 15 fights is an amazing achievement no matter how you break it down.’

From The42 'Sometimes I'd nearly bring myself to tears even thinking about it - that's how much it means to me' The Big One

'Sometimes I'd nearly bring myself to tears even thinking about it - that's how much it means to me'

Media coverage is the last thing on Katie Taylor’s mind ahead of what she says is ‘by far the biggest night’ of her career.

From The42 'Biggest night of my career' - Taylor says winning undisputed world title would surpass Olympic gold One To Go

'Biggest night of my career' - Taylor says winning undisputed world title would surpass Olympic gold

The Irish boxing superstar can make it happen when she fights Delfine Persoon at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night.

From The42 Andy Ruiz Jr to replace Jarrell Miller for heavyweight world-title clash with Joshua Replacement This post contains videos

Andy Ruiz Jr to replace Jarrell Miller for heavyweight world-title clash with Joshua

Ruiz’s sole career defeat came against former ‘AJ’ opponent Joseph Parker in a majority decision.

From The42 Hearn keen to ensure Serrano doesn't 'wriggle' out of women's superfight with Taylor Grudge Match

Hearn keen to ensure Serrano doesn't 'wriggle' out of women's superfight with Taylor

The promoter says Serrano has already signed a deal to fight Taylor, and is concerned by the confusion on the Puerto Rican’s end.

From The42 Taylor-Persoon undisputed showdown still on despite Miller's failed drug test Phew

Taylor-Persoon undisputed showdown still on despite Miller's failed drug test

The Anthony Joshua-headlined Madison Square Garden event will go ahead with or without Jarrell Miller.

From The42 It's on: Katie Taylor lands dream fight with rival Persoon for undisputed lightweight championship All The Belts

It's on: Katie Taylor lands dream fight with rival Persoon for undisputed lightweight championship

Taylor has previously claimed that beating Persoon for all the marbles would be on a par with winning Olympic gold in 2012.

From The42 Katie Taylor's undisputed showdown against Persoon still awaiting confirmation Nearly There

Katie Taylor's undisputed showdown against Persoon still awaiting confirmation

The deal should be done in the coming days though.

From The42 From childhood abuse to absolute war with Billy Walsh, Claressa Shields has earned this the hard way Still I Rise

From childhood abuse to absolute war with Billy Walsh, Claressa Shields has earned this the hard way

Rape survivor, Olympic champion, ‘The GWOAT’: Claressa Shields was dealt one of life’s most rotten hands, so she put her own to good use.

From The42 Feared potential Katie Taylor foe could instead face Kellie Harrington at Tokyo Olympics Big Move Back

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.

From The42 Undisputed 147-pound champ Braekhus eyeing 'very appealing' fight with Katie Taylor Gamechanger

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.

From The42 In case you missed it: Watch Katie Taylor add WBO world title to her collection Full Fight This post contains videos

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.

From The42 Beating Persoon in undisputed showdown 'would be equal to winning Olympic gold', says Taylor Deal Agreed

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.

From The42 Taylor overcomes career-toughest test and batters Volante to win third world title Nearly There

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.

From The42 Taylor moving the dial in USA whether critics like it or not Taylor Made

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.

From The42 'She just said to me: 'I'm here, I'm here.' And I was like: 'Yeah... So am I'' Weight Made This post contains videos

'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.

From The42 Olympic stars, Carroll and Spike fly flag for Ireland on massive St Patrick's weekend Stateside Gang's All There

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.

From The42 Delfine Persoon walks through tough foe to set up potential undisputed title clash with Katie Taylor Job Done

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.

From The42 'There were times when I didn't even ask how much I was getting for the fights - I'd just find out afterwards' Moving The Dial

'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.

From The42 Shields and Hammer get ball rolling for women's superfights, and Taylor's big nights should follow And So It Begins

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.

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