British boxing: Terry Flanagan discusses lightweight rivals, Katie Taylor added to Linares-Crolla card & more
WBO lightweight boss Terry Flanagan – proud owner of the longest unblemished record in British boxing – is confident that 2017 shall be the year he finally gets to prove beyond any contention, that he is the finest 135lb fighting man on this planet. Here, speaking to Glynn Evans, the Manchester ‘Turbo’, now a perfect 32-0, casts his critical eye over the charlatans recognised...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
1 day ago
Irish boxer Katie Taylor won her professional debut by a third round knockout. The 2012 Olympic champion topped Polish fighter Karina Kopinska on Saturday night in London. The 30-year-old got some solid hooks to the head and body during the first round and continued her momentum into the second round. The six-time European champion peppered Kopinska in the third round before earning...
Via Excelle Sports
November 26, 2016
LONDON (AP) Irish boxer Katie Taylor impressed in beating Karina Kopinska of Poland inside three rounds on her professional debut at Wembley Arena on Saturday. The 30-year-old Irishwoman enjoyed a 15-year amateur career with five world titles and six European belts, as well as collecting the Olympic gold medal in London in 2012. ''It was a privilege to be here on a huge night...
Via Associated Press
November 26, 2016 | Discuss
Top-seeded Katie Taylor (IRL), the reigning Olympic champion and 5-time world champion in womens lightweight (57-60kg), goes down to Mira Potkonen (FIN) in the quarterfinals in a split decision. Taylor, who has been the face of womens boxing for nearly a decade and the flag bearer for Ireland in the London opening ceremony, will go home without a medal after winning gold in London...
Via CSN Chicago
August 15, 2016
Video: Kansas Fans Chant “Rock Chalk, Jayhawk” The Final Few Minutes Of KU’s Big 12 Tournament Title Win
The Kansas Jayhawks are the Big 12 Tournament champions – and likely the NCAA Tournament’s overall No. 1 seed. KU, led by Devonte’ Graham’s 27 points, held off West Virginia, 81-71, to take home the trophy. While the contest was close throughout, the Jayhawks were able to pull away in the game’s final few minutes. KU fans made themselves known. Once the game seemed in hand...
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. AIBA President...
Women’s World Championships Final results: Team USA Esparza & Shields win; Katie Taylor continues domination
The ten gold medal bouts of the AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships in Jeju were held in the front of the local boxing fans, as Ireland’s legendary Katie Taylor secured her fifth title in a row, US London 2012 Olympic Champion Claressa Shields won her first AIBA Women’s Championships gold, while Atheyna Bylon of Panama became one of the greatest sportswomen in the history...
Women’s world championships Day 3 results: Katie Taylor wins, American Christina Cruz drops surprising decision
Day 3 in Jeju full of surprises, as Champions compete again Forty-eight preliminary bouts were held on the third competition day of the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships in Jeju, and Day 3 delivered some huge surprises, including a shock defeat for titleholder Josie Gabuco who was eliminated by Chinese Taipei’s Pin Meng Chieh. Elsewhere, Katie Taylor successfully negotiated...
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