Thursday 23 March 2017

Katie Taylor to face experienced Pole in her first professional fight

Katie Taylor Picture: Brendan Moran/SPORTSFILE
Katie Taylor Picture: Brendan Moran/SPORTSFILE
Ger Keville

Ger Keville

Ireland's Katie Taylor will face Karina Kopinska of Poland in her first fight as a professional boxer at The SSE Arena, Wembley, on Saturday November 26.

Kopinska is an experineced fighter with 24 previous professional bouts including one against WBC Super-Featherweight champion Eva Wahlstrom that went the distance before she lost out on points.

Taylor will be hopeful of kicking off her pro career with a win however, with her second fight coming on December 10 on the undercard of the IBF World Heavyweight title defence of fellow Olympic gold medal star Anthony Joshua.

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