KATIE TAYLOR maintained her iron grip on the AIBA World Elite title in South Korea today. Continue reading
Katie Taylor advanced to her six straight AIBA World Women’s Elite Championships quarter-final since Russia 2005 at the 8th AIBA World Women’s Championships in Jeju, South Korea today. Continue reading
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 and ultimately the 2016 Olympics in Brazil. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
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 he believes the sky is the limit. Continue reading
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 stylistic match up. Tupou is a big puncher who prefers to brawl. Jennings is a boxer but loves to mix it up. It’s the kind of fight that will likely end up in a slugging match where the best chin wins.” Continue reading
Katie Taylor was celebrating another historic first tonight after she scooped the Best Women’s Boxer Trophy of the London 2012 Olympic Games. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
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. Continue reading