Katie Taylor defends her undisputed lightweight crown against Natasha Jonas in a highly anticipated rematch of their 2012 Olympic fight on Saturday night.
Taylor emerged victorious from the London Games and clinched gold, but Jonas, who was unlucky not to secure the decision victory over Terri Harper last time around, intends to get revenge on Saturday.
“Ever since I turned pro it’s always been the fight that everyone wanted to see,” she said. “All eyes will be on us again and I think we will both take action. I know I must be better than last time. Without disrespecting anyone, she’s in a different league than any of my other opponents before. I have fought it before and will be ready. I’ve always wanted to be a world champion, a fight could give me that, and everything in between. “
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Taylor has already conquered the pro ranks with incredible style, becoming the undisputed lightweight champion, with a breathtaking victory over Delfine Persoon in June 2019. Since then she has defended that crown three times, including one more fight. exhilarating with Persoon, and is confident. she will once again prove her dominance over Jonas.
Here’s all you need to know:
When is it?
The fight will take place on Saturday May 1 at Manchester Arena.
What time does it start?
The fight will start around 9 p.m. before the main event between Dereck Chisora and Joseph Parker.
What TV channel is it showing on and is there a live broadcast?
The fight will be live pay-per-view in the UK with Sky Sports Box Office charging £ 19.95. You can also broadcast the event online via theSky Sports ticket office app or website, while fans can purchase the fight here.
The fight is also available worldwide on DAZN, which will broadcast the fight to all regions except UK, Ireland, Samoa and New Zealand.
What are the chances?
Taylor: 2/9. KO: 3/1. Decision: 8/13
Jonas: 7/2. KO: 10/1. Decision: 5/1
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