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Taylor Back in the Ring on March 25th

Since turning professional, the Irish fighter Katie Taylor has made a stunning start to he career.

The 2012 Olympic champion has had three fights and won all three, two by stoppages.

Her professional debut saw her stop Vivienne Obenauf (Brazil) whilst her second fight saw her get a points decision over Karina Kopinska (Poland).

Last Saturday, fighting on the under-card of the Haye v Bellew promotion at the O2 Arena, Taylor got her third win stopping Monica Gentili (Italy).

Promoted by Eddie Hearn, it appears that Taylor is going to be kept very active as it has been announced that she’ll be fighting on the under-card, in Manchester, when Anthony Crolla takes on Jorge Linares for the world lightweight title on March 25th.

Talking about how her career is shaping Taylor had this to say,

'It was a great atmosphere at The O2 but every fight is a big one.

'You can't afford to slip up in the pro game so every fight is like an Olympic final.

'Saturday was the first time as a pro that I had a proper camp. I got great sparring in America with seasoned pros every day so I am learning all the time and I feel more than ever that the pro game is made for me.'


If things keep going as planned, it appears Eddie Hearn is looking to get Taylor a world title fight in September.


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Writer: Kid Glove Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday March 8 2017

Time: 3:57PM

 

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