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Natasha Jonas: I Will Be a World Champion, The Journey Continues

Natasha Jonas has vowed that she will become world champion – following her fantastic clash with Katie Taylor for the undisputed lightweight titles over the weekend. Jonas (9-2-1, 7 KOs) was facing Taylor (18-0, 6 KOs) at the AO Arena in Manchester, with Jonas putting in an incredible performance, coming up narrowly short in the battle.
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Natasha Jonas: I Belong at This Level, Anybody From 130 To 140 - I'm Ready

Natasha Jonas gave absolutely everything as she came up narrowly short in her undisputed lightweight title showdown with WBO, IBF, WBA, WBC champion Katie Taylor on Saturday. Jonas (9-2-1, 7 KOs) was facing Taylor (18-0, 6 KOs) at the AO Arena in Manchester. The action started slow, but picked up in the second half - with the final few rounds producing a sensational back and forth battle between the two women.
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Highlights Katie Taylor vs Natasha Jonas

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Katie Taylor has unfinished business with Natasha Jonas and should offer rematch, says British challenger's trainer Joe Gallagher

Katie Taylor has "unfinished business" with Natasha Jonas and should offer an immediate rematch, says the British challenger's trainer Joe Gallagher. The Irish star defeated Jonas by a slender points margin, retaining her undisputed world lightweight titles with tallies of 96-94, 96-95 and 96-95 in Manchester. Taylor and Jonas produced...
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Katie Taylor edges Natasha Jonas to defend lightweight titles in thriller

Katie Taylor remains undefeated, she remains the undisputed queen at lightweight, but the Irish icon was pushed to her absolute limit by Natasha Jonas in a gripping 10-round contest.A razor-tight decision, which saw Taylor triumph (96-94, 96-95, 96-95) on the cards, deserved a raucous crowd in Manchester, as both women displayed immense desire alongside their skills, with each round providing back and forth action.Taylor’s 12th consecutive world title fight, with her quartet of belts on the line in a rematch of the 2012 Olympic contest, was one of her most enthralling to date thanks to the Liverpudlian challenger’s thudding arsenal...
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Dereck Chisora and Natasha Jonas suffer heartbreaking defeat by finest margins on boxing’s special night

Over two nights of heartbreak and guts, three British boxers went close in three big fights and Sunny Edwards produced a little bit of magic.In London Edwards won a world title, in Manchester Dereck Chisora fought his ageing heart out to lose a tight one over 12 rounds to Joseph Parker, Craig Richards defied all guides to lose a world title fight to Dmitry Bivol and Natasha Jonas fought to an emotional standstill against Katie Taylor.It was a raw night in Manchester on Saturday with Jonas, Del Boy and Richards all losing by slender margins. A single round on the...
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Katie Taylor beats Natasha Jonas to Retain All Her Belts

What an athletic Katie Taylor is, Ireland has produced some great boxers over the years but surely at this stage she’s one of, if not the best Ireland has produced. Taylor defeated Natasha Jonas last night to defend all her belts and show her true class. 18-0 for the girl from Bray and there looks like no stopping her an inspiration for all young girls in any sport and indeed an inspiration for everyone watching what she has achieved.
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Katie Taylor retains world titles after narrowly prevailing on points over Natasha Jonas

Katie Taylor defeated Natasha Jonas in a thrilling contest, retaining the undisputed women's world lightweight title after ten rounds of relentless action. For the two elite female fighters, it was a chance to meet again after their bout nine years ago at the Olympic Games. The bout lit up the crowd then, in London, and this time in Manchester, the action was even better. So much better. And yet there was, sadly, no crowd to witness it.
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Katie Taylor Earns Difficult Victory Over Natasha Jonas

In most circumstances, Katie Taylor had it easy. The former Olympic Gold medalist would dance circles around her opponent before cruising to a unanimous decision victory. And in the process, Taylor would walk away from a hard days work without a scratch. With that said, Natasha Jonas made her work.
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Katie Taylor retains titles with narrow points victory over Natasha Jonas

Katie Taylor retained her WBC, WBA, IBF and WBO lightweight titles after a wafer-thin points victory over Natasha Jonas in a thriller at the Manchester Arena. Nearly nine years on from their memorable quarter-final showdown at London 2012, which Taylor won en route to Olympic gold, the Irish fighter prevailed again in an equally absorbing 10-round affair.