Katie Taylor wants to be undisputed at two weights

Katie Taylor (22-0-0, 6 KO) wants to match the achievement of Claressa Shields (13-0-0, 2 KO) and become the undisputed champion in two weight classes. After proclaiming herself queen in the light, The Irish woman wants to be champion in the super lightweight and wants to take the belts from Chantelle Cameron (17-0-0, 8 KO), the current monarch of the division. will face the Saturday May 20 at the 3Arena in Dublin, In Ireland. It will be the first time for her to fight in her home country as a professional boxer.

The Irish wants to continue making history. In April 2022, she starred with Amanda Serrano (44-2-1, 30 KOs) in the first women’s main event at Madison Square Garden in New York. they came almost 20,000 fansand became the most watched boxing match in historywith an audience of 1.5 million viewers. Taylor retained her lightweight titles and became champion by a controversial split decision. The fight was very close, and the fighters raised the public from her seats.

The rematch was necessary. Everyone wanted to see Serrano and Taylor in the ring together again, and a date was set. It was chosen on May 20 at the 3Arena in Dublin for the long-awaited match, but it could not take place due to an injury to the Puerto Rican. The Irish woman did not want to sit idly by and she looked for a new opponent to face. It will be the first time she has fought as a professional boxer in her native country.

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Katie announced that she would move up to super lightweight and that she would face Chantelle Cameron, the current undisputed division, for their belts on the date and place that were agreed for the rematch with Serrano. The Irish woman wants to become undisputed champion in two weight classes, something that only Claressa Shields (medium and super medium) has achieved. But it will not be an easy task. The British is the owner of the belts and remains undefeated, like Taylor. In October 2020, she was proclaimed champion of the WBC by defeating the Brazilian Adriana dos Santos Araujo (6-1-0, 1 KO) and, a year later, added the title of the IFF with her victory against Mary McGee (28-4-0, 16 KO). She managed to unify the belts and proclaim herself undisputed champion by defeating Jessica McCaskill (12-3-0, 5 KO) by unanimous decision in November. On Saturday, she will be before the first defense of all her titles against one of the best female boxers in history.

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