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Katie Taylor Back In Action In November

Due to high demand Olympic Boxing Champion Katie Taylor, in association with Bray boxing club and Afterdark.ie, will host a second fight night in November 2013. The 27-year-old Wicklow fighter will take on Mira Potkonen of Finland in an intimate setting at Round Room, Mansion House on 29th November as part of her ‘Road to Rio’ preparations for next year’s AIBA World and European Championships [...]

Katie Taylor hoping fans can raise the roof for upcoming Dublin and Mayo bouts

Having practically raised the roof at the Excel Arena during last year's Olympic Games Katie Taylor is hoping that Irish fans can repeat the trick on home soil for her bouts in Dublin and Castlebar later this month. The Irish fans famously topped the charts at last years games as the atmosphere for Taylor's fights reached fever pitch with a sound level of 113.7 decibels recorded at the Excel Arena [...]

Katie Taylor planning busy March following comprehensive wins in Dublin

Olympic Champion Katie Taylor wowed a sold out Bord Gáis Energy Theatre in Dublin last night with a dominant win over two weight German champion Maike Klueners and will now set her focus on the next two steps on the Road to Rio and her ultimate goal of becoming a two time Olympic Champion. The Bray woman will return to the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre on March 22nd when she takes on Ukrainian champ [...]

UK Boxing: Adam Little; Stuart Hall; Katie Taylor

ADAM LITTLE is confident he'll be able to make a major impact in the welterweight division when he returns to action this spring. The Ricky Hatton-trained prospect, 22, is currently recovering after having surgery to rectify a persistent hand injury and he feels he’ll show a different side to his game when gets back into the ring. Firstly he's targeting a shot at the Central Area crown, but [...]

News: Jennings vs. Tupou on 12/8; Taylor remains amateur; Mancini VIP 11/19 Shobox

Philadelphia's Bryant "By By" Jennings (15-0, 7 KO's) will defend his USBA heavyweight title on NBC Sports Network's Fight Night broadcast, when he meets Bowie Tupou of Nukualofa, Tonga (22-2, 16 KO's) on December 8. The 12 round fight will take place at Temple University McGonigle Hall in Philadelphia. The NBCSN broadcast will begin at 9PM ET. Kathy Duva, Main Events CEO said, "This is a great [...]

Katie Taylor wins best Women’s Boxer Trophy of the London 2012 Olympics

Katie Taylor was celebrating another historic first tonight after she scooped the Best Women's Boxer Trophy of the London 2012 Olympic Games. The Bray BC lightweight claimed a gold medal today following a 10-8 win over Russia's Sofya Ochigava in the 60kg final at the ExCel in London. This is the first time that this award has been presented in the history of Olympic boxing as female pugilism [...]

Katie Taylor adds best boxer trophy to Olympic gold medal

London, Great Britain, 09 August 2012 - It has always been tradition for the best boxer across all of the Men's weight categories to be rewarded for his efforts with a trophy, but with Women making their debut at the Olympic Games this year, it was decided that the same honour should be bestowed upon them. The choice would be decided by the experts, by the journalists, those who covered every single [...]

Katie Taylor wins gold in 2012 Olympics

Katie Taylor is the new - in every sense of the word - Olympic lightweight champion. The Bray woman beat Russian southpaw Sofya Ochigava at the ExCel in London today to become the second Irish boxer in the 101-year history of the Irish Amateur Boxing Association to win Olympic gold. Taylor, who beat Ochigava in the 2012 AIBA World final in China and in the 2011 European final in Holland, was handed [...]

Adams, Taylor and Shields win first ever women’s boxing gold medals

London, Great Britain, 09 August 2012 - Olympic history was re-written at the ExCeL with the first ever Women's boxing gold medals presented to Nicolas Adams of Great Britain, Ireland's Katie Taylor and Claressa Shields of the United States. The first of the Women's Finals, the Flyweights (51kg), saw Great Britain's Nicola Adams faced her nemesis in the last two AIBA World Boxing Championships, [...]

Taylor Into Olympic Final

Katie Taylor upgraded to at least a silver medal at the London Olympics today following a controlled semi-final win over Mavzuna Chorieva of Tajikistan. The Bray lightweight, who was guaranteed at least bronze going into today’s four-rounder, posted a 17-9 decision over the 2012 AIBA World bronze medalist at the ExCel in London. Irish boxing fans once again provided an emotionally charged backdrop [...]