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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(...)

Katie Taylor with Santa at the County Club in Dunshaughlin, Co Meath, yesterday where she gave an update on her attempt to unite all four lightweight belts. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

There was a time when the best would rock up, because they had to at World Championships and Olympic Games. Then Katie Taylor would knock them down. (...)

Katie Taylor in action against Cindy Serrano in her WBA & IBF female lightweight world title defence. Photograph:    Emily Harney/Inpho

It had all the makings of a box office hit. A debut fight on the exciting new DAZN subscription-only boxing channel, a substantial and vocal Irish con(...)

In the new documentary entitled ‘Katie’,  Katie Taylor talks about the hardship she endured when she split from her coach and father Pete after he separated from her mother

In the 10 or so years up to the Olympic Games in Rio, Ross Whitaker didn’t see much point in making a documentary about Katie Taylor, her story, after(...)

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