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 Katie Taylor celebrates victory over Nina Meinke in the WBA lightweight eliminator   bout at Wembley Stadium  in London. Photograph: Dan Mullan/Getty Images

Katie Taylor hit another milestone at speed when she won the first professional title of her short career with a seventh-round stoppage of Germany’s N(...)

 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 (...)

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,(...)

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(...)

Katie Taylor will fight in the European Championships in Bucharest. Last year the event was cancelled. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Sometimes it seems as though Katie Taylor simply salted herself away after the summer of the Big Bang. Sometimes it feels like she appears on the skyl(...)

In an age of soundbites, Twitter and Facebook promotion, Katie Taylor remains stylishly outmoded, a reluctant participant in the celebrity cat walk. D(...)

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