Destiny calling for Katie Taylor on a huge night at the Garden

If Taylor can claim Delfine Persoon’s WBC belt she will unify the lightweight division

Katie Taylor with Saturday night’s opponent Delfine Persoon. Photograph:  Jeff Fusco/Inpho

Katie Taylor with Saturday night’s opponent Delfine Persoon. Photograph: Jeff Fusco/Inpho

A date with destiny and a chance to etch a place amongst boxing’s greats is what awaits Katie Taylor at New York’s Madison Square Garden on Saturday.

The Bray woman bids to realise an obsessive dream two and a half years in the making - becoming the undisputed lightweight champion of the world.

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