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Katie Taylor catches Anahi Esther Sanchez during their WBA World Lightweight Title fight in  Cardiff. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Highlight The wonder of it was that it was no surprise. It was much more a moment of reclamation and for Katie Taylor moving into a familiar space. (...)

Katie Taylor with manager Brian Peters (L) and promoter Eddie Hearn. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Ireland’s newest world champion Katie Taylor is set to headline show in the UK, probably London, on December 15th - according to promoter Eddie Hearn.(...)

Katie Taylor lands a right hand on Anahi Esther Sanchez during their WBA World Female Lightweight Title bout at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff.  Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Some 17 months on from the loss of her world amateur crown, Katie Taylor hailed her first professional title win as the sweetest moment of her career.(...)

Katie Taylor during  public workout ahead of her fight with Anahi Esther Sanchez, who surrendered her WBA belt after failing to make the weight. Photograph: Andrew Couldridge/Reuters

Argentina’s Anahi Esther Sanchez yesterday surrendered her WBA lightweight belt on the scales ahead of tonight’s world-title bout against Katie Taylor(...)

Katie Taylor will fight Jasmine Clarkson at the Barclays Centre in New York on Saturday night. Photo: Inpho

Katie Taylor has learned who her next opponent is just four days out from her US professional debut. The Irish amateur World and Olympic champion wil(...)

Katie Taylor celebrating winning WBA intercontinental lightweight title after beating German boxer Nina Meinke. Photograph: Lawrence Lustig/Inpho

After each of her professional fights, five of them now, Katie Taylor has zoned in on an aspect over which she’s mulling and critical. After her Wembl(...)

Katie Taylor: “I’ve just been in the ring over the last couple of months with top, seasoned pros, and I’ve learned a lot.” Photograph: INPHO/Ryan Byrne

A nondescript building at the end of a short lane, and inside Katie Taylor boxes shadows. A ring in Ratoath, Co Meath, spare and functional as b(...)

Ireland’s Jason Quigley celebrates after his first-round knockout of  Puerto Rico ’s  Jorge Melendez  in their middleweight fight at The Forum in Los Angeles. Photograph: Jayne Kamin-Oncea/USA Today Sports

The last time we saw Jason Quigley as an amateur it was contesting the World Championships final in Kazakhstan in 2013. Darren O’Neill had finally mov(...)

Katie Taylor  in action against Viviane Obenauf  in Manchester on Saturday. Photograph:    Andrew Couldridge/Livepic via Reuters

Her perilous world was sickeningly illustrated a few bouts before Katie Taylor entered the Manchester Arena ring. When Luke Blackledge walked into th(...)

Katie Taylor in London during the weigh in ahead  of her fight with Karina Kopinska. Photograph: Tony O’Brien/Reuters.

Eddie Hearn’s infectious enthusiasm is all part of the professional boxing soap opera. This time, though, he is taking a punt, talking of new markets,(...)