Rose Volante

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Katie Taylor in action against Rose Volante at the  Liacouras Center in  Philadelphia back in March. Photograph: Tom Hogan/Inpho

Katie Taylor will face Belgium’s Delfine Persoon for the undisputed world lightweight championship on Saturday, June 1st at Madison Square Garden in N(...)

Katie Taylor: barring defeat at the hands of Rose Volante, she will meet Belgium’s WBC champion Delfine Persoon in  a unification bout.   Photograph: Emily Harney/Inpho

There is an additional imperative for Katie Taylor beyond claiming her third world title belt in Philadelphia on Friday night (Saturday morning Irish (...)

Katie Taylor lifts the WBA lightweight title belt aloft after defeating Anahi Esther Sanchez at the  Principality Stadium, Cardiff in 2017.  Photograph: Lawrence Lustig/Inpho

Rose Volante is the fifth-ranked lightweight boxer in the world, holder of the WBO version of the belt in that division, and somebody with a professio(...)

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 takes on Victoria Bustos, at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, New York, US. Photograph: ©INPHO/Matt Heasley

“I want all the belts before the end of this year. For sure,” said Katie Taylor in Brooklyn, New York. Still winning, still in a hurry and continuin(...)