Katie Taylor successfully defends WBA lightweight title against Jessica McCaskill as Conor Benn gets up from the canvas to defeat Cedrick Peynaud



Katie Taylor made a successful first defence of her WBA world lightweight title after a hard-fought battle with American Jessica McCaskill at York Hall.
The Irishwoman has made a superb transition into the professional ranks after a glittering amateur career and now has eight wins from eight after a unanimous points decision.
Taylor told Sky Sports: "It was very, very tough, probably the toughest fight of my career. I expected that, I had to be at my very best."
This was the first time a women's world title fight had topped the bill on a major night of boxing in the UK and the... read more

 
14 December 2017 in Sport, Views: 64
Source: Daily Mail
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