Select Page

KATIE TAYLOR

Irish Professional Boxer and Former Footballer

Taylor was born and raised in Bray, County Wicklow. She is the daughter of Peter Taylor former Irish Light Heavyweight Champion.

Taylor first began boxing in 1998, aged 11. At 15, she fought the first officially sanctioned female boxing match in Ireland at the National Stadium. She is a two-weight world champion and the current undisputed lightweight champion, having held the WBA title since 2017; the IBF title since 2018; and the WBC, WBO, and Ring magazine titles since 2019 in 2019, she became one of only seven boxers in history, female or male, to hold all four major world titles in boxing—WBA, WBC, IBF and WBO

MORE OF OUR ATHLETES

Rebecca Adlington OBE

Rebecca Adlington OBE

British Former Competitive Swimmer

Victoria Pendleton, CBE

Victoria Pendleton, CBE

British Jockey And Former Track Cyclist

Dina Asher-Smith

Dina Asher-Smith

British Sprinter

Dame Kelly Holmes, DBE

Dame Kelly Holmes, DBE

Retired British Middle Distance Athlete.

Natasha Jonas

Natasha Jonas

British Professional Boxer