Katie Taylor 2021: Record, Net Worth, Salary, and Endorsements
Katie Taylor is among the biggest if not the biggest name in women's boxing. 'The Bray Bomber' is the undisputed lightweight champion and is part of an elite club of pugilists.?
The 34-year-old has joined seven other professionals to hold world titles of all four sanctioning bodies simultaneously.?
What makes Taylor's achievements in the sport even more remarkable is the fact that it wasn't her primary sport.?
Initially, she dabbled in soccer and was a member of the Republic of Ireland team, for which she scored two goals in a 19-match career.??
Katie Taylor: Record
Katie Taylor boxed as an amateur alongside her soccer career before electing to focus solely on her career within the squared circle.
As an amateur, 'KT' claimed the gold medal at five consecutive world championships. Furthermore, she finished atop the podium at six European Championships.?
In 2012, Taylor became the inaugural Olympic gold medalist in the women's lightweight category.?
Five years later and just four fights into her professional career, Taylor claimed a belt. She beat Nina Meinke via a seventh-round TKO to claim the WBA female Inter-Continental lightweight title.
Just four months later, she won the WBA female lightweight title. Subsequently, she added the IBF, WBO, WBC, and The Ring lightweight titles to her collection and entered an elite group of pugilists to hold all the belts at the same time.?
Not one to rest on her laurels, Taylor moved up to junior welterweight and beat Christina Linardatou to win the WBO belt in the division.?
She beat Delfine Persoon once more to make her first successful defense of the unified female lightweight championship.?
In 2020, Taylor beat Miriam Gutierrez to extend her professional record to 17-0. The Irishwoman is in for an interesting 2021 as she is in talks for a crossover fight.
Katie Taylor Foundation and Charity
Akin to many sportspersons, Katie Taylor is associated with charitable work. She serves as a Brand Ambassador for Children's Health Foundation on Temple Street. The hospital supports Children's Health in Ireland.?
'The Bray Bomber' also participated in the Make-A-Wish Foundation's initiative, where a child got to watch Taylor box for a world title in a second weight class.?
Katie Taylor Net Worth 2021
As per Sportekz, Katie Taylor has a net worth of ?1.25 million ($1.6 million) as of 2021. As per the Belfast Telegraph, 'The Bray Bomber' earned a whopping $1 million for her second fight against Delfine Persoon.?
?Besides her own ventures, Taylor has deals with the likes of Honda and Windsor Motor Group.?
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|Endorsements||?Honda, Windsor Motor Group|
|Achievements||Current WBA, WBO, WBC, IBF, The Ring female lightweight champion|
Former WBO female light welterweight champion, WBA female Inter-Continental champion
|Nickname||The Bray Bomber|