Katie Taylor to Defend Her Lightweight Titles on the Chisora vs Parker Card

Published 03/31/2021, 9:00 AM EDT
MANCHESTER , UNITED KINGDOM – 2 November 2019; Katie Taylor prior to her WBO Women’s Super-Lightweight World title fight against Christina Linardatou at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England. (Photo By Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile via Getty Images)


Women’s boxing royalty from Ireland, Katie Taylor is all set to return to the ring on May 1. The undisputed lightweight champ will defend all her titles against the stout Natasha Jonas. Moreover, the duo will fight on the Dereck Chisora vs Joseph Parker fight card, making it absolutely worth the watch.

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The fight between the pair was discussed for a long time and after much rigmarole, Taylor and Jonas will finally take up the ring space. Ahead of the fight, Taylor spoke to breakingnews.ie, wherein she spilled the beans on her opponent Natasha Jonas.

She said, “Natasha proved in her last fight that she is still performing at the highest level. It’s a fight people have been asking for. I’m looking forward to successfully defending my titles.”

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NEW YORK , United States – 1 June 2019; Katie Taylor during her Undisputed Female World Lightweight Championship fight with Delfine Persoon at Madison Square Garden in New York, USA. (Photo By Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

The Bray native, who has captured every belt in the 135-pound division in no time, ranks among the finest female pugilists in the world at present. This makes her an extremely eye-catchy prospect in the entire female boxing world, and she herself is keen to leave her legacy behind.

With a glossy and clean track record of 17-0, Taylor is hungry to cement herself as the best at the lightweight landscape.

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Can Katie Taylor emerge victorious in her test against Natasha Jonas?

Natasha Jonas is one highly intimidating talent in women’s boxing. She has a short yet intriguing pro-boxing resume of 9-1-1. In her last fight, Jonas locked horns with the super-featherweight queen, Terri Harper. Jonas gave the champ a stern outing, but the bout ended with a draw on the judge’s scorecards.

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Moving into the Katie Taylor fight, the Brit wishes to give her best shot and dethrone the lightweight champ from her spot. She’s already asserted that she will prepare for the best version of ‘The Bray Bomber‘. Furthermore, she’s assured her fans of a special show in this fight.

Taylor vs Jonas is going to be an absolute war and the more composed fighter on fight night will come out on top.

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Fans are desperately waiting to see the female boxing greats collide and put on a fight worth the hype.

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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