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KATIE TAYLOR RUMORS & GOSSIP

Katie Taylor named AIBA’s womens boxing ambassador

The International Boxing Association (AIBA) is delighted to announce that Irish boxing superstar Katie Taylor was today named as AIBA Women's Boxing Ambassador. This nomination was announced by AIBA President, Dr Ching-Kuo Wu at the 2012 AIBA Annual Awards Ceremony held in Yerevan where the Lightweight (60kg) king was receiving her third Best AIBA Elite Woman Boxer of...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Olympic champion staying an amateur

Olympic lightweight champion Katie Taylor of Ireland has rejected an opportunity to turn professional and plans to stay in amateur boxing to compete at the 2016 Rio Games. The 26-year-old Taylor made the announcement Thursday on an Irish radio station, saying ''boxing for my country, there's nothing better than that really and bringing home medals for my country. I&...
Via AP on Fox
October 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Katie Taylor fight song & tribute video clip

Any boxing fan who watched any of the women's Olympic action had to come away as a fan of Katie Taylor. She's simply an awesome fighter, and the way she lit up that crowd in London made for a great spectacle and a truly unique experience. Right here, you can check out a special Katie Taylor fight song and tribute video from the Corrigan Brothers. Check it out. This is just...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Katie Taylor wins best women’s boxer at Olympics award

Katie Taylor adds best boxer trophy to Olympic gold medal It has always been tradition for the best boxer across all of the Men's weight categories to be rewarded for his efforts with a trophy, but with Women making their debut at the Olympic Games this year, it was decided that the same honor should be bestowed upon them. In the category of the "least shocking award...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Taylor wins women's lightweight gold

Katie Taylor of Ireland won the first lightweight gold medal in Olympic women's boxing, edging rival Sofya Ochigava of Russia 10-8 Thursday in front of a raucous, mostly Irish crowd. Taylor dropped to her knees and looked skyward as soon as the decision was announced, bringing an even louder roar from the fans, many of them in face paint and elaborate Irish-themed costumes....
Via AP on Fox
August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Ireland's Katie Taylor claims women's boxing gold

Katie Taylor of Ireland won the first lightweight gold medal in Olympic women's boxing, edging rival Sofya Ochigava of Russia 10-8 Thursday in front of a raucous, mostly Irish crowd. Taylor dropped to her knees and looked skyward as soon as the decision was announced, bringing an even louder roar from the fans, many of them in face paint and elaborate Irish-themed costumes....
Via AP on Fox
August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Katie Taylor Wins The Gold Medal And The Hearts Of Ireland

Katie Taylor is the darling of the Irish and it’s easy to see why. Touted as one of the best female boxers in the lightweight division, Katie has proved herself by winning the Olympic... [[ Read More ]]
Via COED
August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

US boxers clinch medals; Taylor wins

Top-ranked lightweight Katie Taylor rode a dazzling swell of Irish fan support to a 26-15 victory over Britain's Natasha Jonas on Monday in the quarterfinals of the first Olympic women's boxing tournament. Flyweight Marlen Esparza and middleweight Claressa Shields also clinched the U.S. team's first two boxing medals in London with impressive victories. Esparza patiently...
Via AP on Fox
August 06, 2012  |  Discuss

No Controversy Here: Women's Olympic Boxing Quarterfinals Results

Women's boxing put on a hell of a show Monday, mostly washing the nasty taste from yesterday's terrible judging out of our collective mouths. There was atmosphere, upsets and feel-good stories galore at the Excel Arena in East London. Hometown favourite Natasha Jonas combined with Katie Taylor in a lightweight Quarterfinal to put on one of the more memorable bouts of the...
Via The Queensbury Rules
August 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Female boxer Katie Taylor to carry Ireland’s flag at London Olympics opening ceremony

Amateur women's boxing champion Katie Taylor will be the flag bearer for Ireland at the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics. Katie Taylor is a four-time world champion, and is competing in the women's lightweight division at London. She is such an overwhelming favorite in her division, that according to the official betting odds, she's the only legitimate odds...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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