After an afternoon that saw the Women’s World Championship semi-finalists confirmed at seven weights, Tuesday’s evening session promised even greater emotion with 17 of the 24 flyweight, lightweight and middleweight boxers vying for a Rio 2016 quota spot alongside a place in the final four in Astana.… Read Article
Saturday’s afternoon session saw the talented young German flyweight Azize Nimani put in a huge performance to beat India’s five-time World Champion MC Mary Kom in the biggest surprise of Day Three, while Nicola Adams began her pursuit of a first World Championship title with a comprehensive win.… Read Article
326 boxers from 73 countries are beginning their final preparations for the 2016 Women’s World Championships in Astana, Kazakhstan.… Read Article
Thursday night saw the second edition of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) Awards in Washington D.C. Held to recognise the achievements of the biggest stars from the five Continental Games that have taken place over the past 14 months, two greats of women’s boxing were among the athletes to receive awards.… Read Article
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.… Read Article
KATIE TAYLOR maintained her iron grip on the AIBA World Elite title in South Korea today.… Read Article
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.… Read Article
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.… Read Article
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. … Read Article
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. … Read Article