Katie Taylor in action against  Miriam Gutierrez during last Saturday’s fight at the Wembley Arena. Photograph: Mark Robinson/Inpho/Matchroom Boxing

The respected Ring magazine has named Katie Taylor the best pound-for-pound professional woman’s boxer in the world following her unanimous decision w(...)

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(...)

Katie Taylor celebrates her win over Victoria Bustos  after their WBA & IBF world lightweight title unification bout in New York City. Photograph:  Elsa/Getty Images

When she climbs through the ropes to take on Katie Taylor at the O2 Arena in London on Saturday night, Kimberly Connor may be introduced as “The fight(...)

 Katie Taylor in action against  Viviane Obenauf during their fight  in Manchester in December. Photograph:  Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile via Getty Images

Things are moving forward but nothing in Katie Taylor’s professional life seems too straightforward. As always she simplifies it all to suit her need (...)

USA boxing coach salutes Claressa Shields during the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photograph: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile via Getty Images

Four days after Irish Boxing (IABA) announced its strategic plan, where it acknowledged (or at least the independent review did) that there was a defi(...)

Katie Taylor: “It’s a new journey, an exciting journey and I am lucky to have a platform on Sky.” Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Katie Taylor is not for slowing down. She speaks like a conquistador ready to plant her standard on all five continents. This, she says, is not the e(...)

Katie Taylor with her manager Brian Peters. “She wanted to get going quickly because that’s the way she is,” said Peters. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The move from amateur to professional boxing has been swift for Ireland’s best-known boxer Katie Taylor. And according to her camp, it is very much t(...)

Billy Walsh believes that both Shakur Stevenson (red) and Michael Conlan are destined to make it to the top echelons of professional boxing. Photograph: Yuri Cortez/AFP/Getty Images

Although Billy Walsh’s name has been linked to a vacancy within the Irish Institute of Sport with director Gary Keegan leaving in September after eigh(...)

Katie Taylor “not lacking any confidence and is always looking to improve.”

Conspicuously low key, Katie Taylor has not been spotted this week in Rio, not at the boxing, not wandering around Olympic Park. On Monday she step(...)