It looks like Cris Cyborg may be finally getting her wish to compete in boxing. The Bellator Featherweight Champion has expressed much interest in stepping into the ring and that just might be the case for her later this year. According to Sports Illustrated, Cyborg is in talks to debut against world champion Katie Taylor.
Amy Broadhurst says sparring with childhood hero Katie Taylor gave her the confidence to win gold for Ireland at the Women's World Championship. The Louth fighter hailed the impact of the undisputed world lightweight champion after winning the light-welterweight title in Turkey. "Katie told me I would be very hard...
Chantelle Cameron hopes a successful defence of her world junior welterweight titles on Saturday sets up a megafight against either Katie Taylor or Kali Reis later this year. The English boxer will put her WBC and IBF world junior welterweight belts on the line against fight Victoria Bustos at the O2 Arena in London, England, on the same bill as the light-heavyweight bout between Joshua Buatsi and Craig Richards.
Undisputed lightweight world champion Katie Taylor is firm on her desire to headline a major event at Croke Park in Ireland. Last month, Taylor picked up the biggest win of her career with a ten round split decision over Amanda Serrano, before a crowd of over 19,000 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
Natasha Jonas could attempt to enforce a Katie Taylor rematch after fulfilling her own world title ambitions in a big unification clash with Hannah Rankin. The Liverpudlian was narrowly edged out on points by Taylor in their first fight in May 2021, but Jonas has since become the WBO super-welterweight champion following a second-round stoppage of Chris Namus in February.
The epic lightweight title showdown between Katie Taylor and Amanda Serrano topped over 1 million viewers on DAZN last week. DAZN announced that the bout did 1.5 million viewers for the Madison Square Garden event on April 30. The undefeated Taylor put her WBA, WBC, IBF, WBO, and The Ring female lightweight titles on the line against Serrano. Serrano entered the bout on a 28-fight win streak, not having lost since 2012.
Katie Taylor continues to lead the way in the ESPN women's pound-for-pound rankings. But the battle for No. 2 continues after a great weekend of boxing. Taylor (21-0, 6 KOs) defeated Amanda Serrano (42-2-1, 30 KOs) by split decision in one of the best fights of the year. A back-and-forth battle in front of a packed Madison Square Garden in New York was decided by scorecards of 96-93 and 97-93 for Taylor and 96-94 for Serrano. A rematch later this year in Taylor's home country of Ireland is being discussed.
The highly anticipated Amanda Serrano-Katie Taylor women’s boxing title fight on Saturday night delivered record-breaking numbers for streaming service DAZN. Women’s boxing had a historic moment this past weekend. Not only was the bout between Serrano and Taylor a booking of champions considered to be the two best female pugilists on the planet, but it was the first women’s bout to ever headline a boxing card inside Madison Square Garden. That alone would have been something to look back on with great pride. However, the bout also delivered on all the hype surrounding it in performance and box office numbers.