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What Time Is Katie Taylor Fighting? TV Details For Taylor V Linardatou

What Time Is Katie Taylor Fighting? TV Details For Taylor V Linardatou

Katie Taylor is on the cusp of history as just Christina Linardatou stands in her way of becoming a two-weight world champion. It's a blockbuster bout, here are all the details about what time is Katie Taylor fighting and the undercard.

The fight is taking place closer to home in Manchester Arena. It is the headline event on a card that also includes hometown hero Anthony Crolla.

What channel is Katie Taylor on?

Sky Sports will be showing live coverage of the action with their coverage starting at 7.00 pm. Sky Sports Action and Sky Sports main event will broadcast it from 8.30pm.

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What time is Katie Taylor Fighting?

As always, the main event is entirely reliant on the undercard but all things considered, the bout should get underway at around 9.30 pm. Do note that while Taylor is the main event, Crolla will fight last.

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What is on the line?

Having unified the IBF, WBA, WBC and WBO belts, the WBO super lightweight title is the next target for the Irish boxer.

On the undercard, Anthony Crolla laces up them one last time against Spain's Frank Urquiaga. Martin Bakole takes on Rodney Hernandez in a heavyweight bout while Felix Cash fights Jack Cullen for the Commonwealth Middleweight Championship.

Who is Katie Taylor fighting?

Taylor's Greek foe is 31 years old and holds a record of 12-1. Linardatou's only loss came against Delfine Persoon, who Taylor just edged on the scorecard last time out.

For your pre-fight preparation, read Taylor's thoughts here, all the details behind the tense exchange between both fighter's promoters here and listen to Jason Quigley's analysis here. Keep an eye on Balls.ie's Instagram for live coverage from Manchester and a full review post-fight.

So a reminder for those wondering what time Katie Taylor is fighting, it is likely to be around 10pm on Saturday night. It is on Sky Sports. 

SEE ALSO: Katie Taylor Has Eyes Set On Making More History After Saturday's Fight

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