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AIBA June Boxer of the Month: Katie Taylor

The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has named Ireland’s Katie Taylor as its Boxer of the Month for June.

Taylor is the current Olympic Champion, AIBA Women’s World Champion, EUBC European Women’s Continental Champion, and European Union Champion, and added a gold medal from the Baku 2015 European Games to her glistening trophy cabinet on Saturday night. Continue reading

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 and ultimately the 2016 Olympics in Brazil. Continue reading

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 he believes the sky is the limit. Continue reading

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 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