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Katie Taylor Slated For World Title Fight On Massive Anthony Joshua Card

Katie Taylor Slated For World Title Fight On Massive Anthony Joshua Card

It's been 3 years since Katie Taylor was a World champion.

After defending her title for a fourth time in 2014, her bronze medal at the 2016 World Amateur Championships signaled the moment she would finally turn professional.

With a 6-0 record so far, Taylor has embraced the transition seamlessly.

Working alongside Eddie Hearn and Matchroom Sport, the Bray woman is in good boxing company - Anthony Joshua is another client of the well-established boxing family business.

Having previously fought on the undercard of Joshua's world-title fight with Wladimir Klitschko in April at Wembley stadium, it has been announced that Taylor may shortly have the chance to be a World champion once again.

When Anthony Joshua defends his IBA and WBA heavyweight titles against Kubrat Pulev on October 28th in Cardiff's Principality stadium, the Irish Independent are reporting that,

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It is also expected Katie Taylor will challenge for a World title on the undercard, [where] she is likely to challenge for the WBA World lightweight title.

In what would signal a meteoric rise for the Bray native in so short a professional career, Irish fans would be undoubtedly delighted to have Taylor back at the top of the boxing world.

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