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Katie Taylor celebrates her victory over Christina Linardatou after the super-lightweight championship fight at the  Manchester Arena. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

  Following her unanimous win over Christina Linardatou in the Manchester Arena last weekend to become a two-weight world champion, Katie Taylor,(...)

Katie Taylor after her victory over Christina Linardatou at the Manchester Arena. Photograph:  Gary Carr/Inpho

Amid the rancour of a defeated opponent, Katie Taylor’s collection of a super lightweight belt to add to the four she owns at lightweight marked her o(...)

American boxing  promoter  Lou DiBella has questioned the power behind Katie Taylor’s punches. Photograph: Peter Cziborra/Action Images via Reuters

Top US boxing promoter and television producer Lou DiBella has questioned the power behind Katie Taylor’s punches as the undisputed lightweight champi(...)

Undisputed World Lightweight Champion Katie Taylor in attendance at an exclusive Sky VIP event at The Lighthouse Cinema, Smithfield. Photo: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

For the first time since turning professional in the wake of the 2016 Olympics, Katie Taylor is enjoying some respite, away from the ring, out of the (...)

Katie Taylor in action against  Delfine Persoon during their world lightweight title contest  at Madison Square Garden in New York. Photograph: Tom Hogan/Inpho

“I’m not too concerned about what other people think,” said the unified four-belt lightweight world champion Katie Taylor. Fresh from New York, where (...)

Katie Taylor, Lightweight World Boxing Champion during homecoming celebrations at Dublin Airport, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

There aren’t many Irish sports stars, no matter how high profile, that seem to spark spontaneous displays of devotion like Katie Taylor. “You’re my (...)

Katie Taylor celebrates with all four belts after her win over Delfine Pursoon. Photograph: Al Bello/Getty

“The hard work paid off. I’ve got the five belts. I made history tonight.” Those are the cold hard facts from the new undisputed lightweight champion(...)

Katie Taylor and Delfine Persoon during their world lightweight championship fight at  Madison Square Garden, New York.  Photograph: Inpho/Matchroom Boxing/Ed Mulholland

Katie Taylor’s unification of the lightweight division was marred by controversy following her majority decision win over Belgian Delfine Persoon at M(...)

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. (...)

Katie Taylor. “I love the simple life, the boring life. No, the US hasn’t changed me at all. I mean I’m living in a little one-bed apartment in America.” Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Really it has never been much different than it is now. Katie Taylor has always folded a boxing career into life on her own terms. If she can look aft(...)

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