Katie Taylor headlines all-female World title tripleheader
On Sunday Matchroom formally unveiled a brand new present reside on Sky Sports. Irish sensation Katie Taylor headlines an all-female world title tripleheader on Sky Sports. Taylor faces her WBA Mandatory Miriam Gutierrez within the featured attraction. Terri Harper defends towards her WBC Mandatory Katharina Thanderz on Chief assist. Also on the cardboard, Rachel Ball will get a world title shot after outpointing Shannon Courteney in August at Fight camp.
This is a history-making second for Female Boxing as for the primary time ever we see a card with solely feminine fights as the principle attraction. Female Boxing’s greatest star in Katie Taylor paved the best way for ladies to compete on large playing cards. She was the primary feminine fighter to be signed by Matchroom Boxing.
Katie Taylor vs Miriam Gutierrez: Undisputed Lightweight
Katie Taylor defeated Delfine Persoon in her newest bout. This was a rematch of their closely controversial first struggle in New York. In the method, Taylor managed to solidify her legacy and silence the doubters along with her extra convincing victory over Persoon. On November 14, Katie Taylor faces a troublesome problem forward of her. This comes within the type of undefeated Spanish fighter Gutierrez. She is 13-Zero and the WBA Interim and European light-weight champion. Although Taylor is a robust favorite she can have her supremacy over the light-weight division sternly examined once more.
The struggle which many followers need to see is one between Katie Taylor and pound-for-pound star Amanda Serrano. This struggle was agreed for May 2, pre-pandemic. However, this was clearly cancelled and will by no means be rearranged. If Katie Taylor comes by means of this struggle she is going to hope to arrange a struggle with Amanda Serrano. Another possibility for her is Chantelle Cameron who picked up the WBC Super Lightweight title on Sunday. A rematch with Undisputed Welterweight champion Jessica McCaskill can also be a chance.
Harper vs Thanderz: WBC Super Featherweight Title#
In the Co-feature, Terri Harper faces her WBC Mandatory Katharina Thanderz. Harper picked up the title on the undercard of Taylor on the Manchester enviornment final yr towards Eva Wahlstrom. Since then she has made one defence in what was the first-ever feminine world title struggle between two British fighters towards Natasha Jonas. This struggle resulted in a debated draw and now a rematch appears imminent for 2021. Jonas may also struggle this yr on a Matchroom present.
Thanderz is an undefeated 13-0 Norwegian fighter who’s the interim champion and hopes to turn into full champion come November 14. She is represented by Sauerland Promotions and presents the largest problem of the younger Harper’s brief profession. Although she has little punching energy, she has work price and can push the Brit in what may very well be a really thrilling contest as a result of related kinds.
Ball vs Bridges: Vacant WBA Bantamweight Title
Social Worker Rachel Ball faces off towards faculty trainer Ebanie Bridges for the vacant WBA Bantamweight Belt. This struggle comes after Rachel Ball’s upset win off prospect Shannon Courtenay at struggle Camp. Eddie Hearn has revealed that he plans to make a rematch between the 2 and would love for there to be a world title on the road. Ball has a single profession defeat ( the one one on the cardboard) to Katharina Thanderz in a debatable majority resolution.
Ebanie Bridges is a really untested prospect from Australia. She has an avid fan following on social media, though little is understood about her brief boxing profession. Fight followers don’t actually know what to anticipate from this struggle as we don’t actually understand how good these women are. This does nevertheless show how weak the divisions are in feminine boxing as a 4-Zero prospect who has by no means fought a boxer with a successful report is difficult for a world title.
Nevertheless, it is vitally good to see the evolution of feminine boxing. This card will play an enormous half in growing the recognition and curiosity in girls’s boxing. Katie Taylor is the one feminine boxer on the planet who’s on par with some male world champions recognition and salaries though it’s removed from equal. Taylor appears to shut in on her first seven-digit paycheck which can have a big effect on all-female fighters purses.