Friday 28 April 2017

Katie Taylor v Monica Gentili: What time is the fight, how to watch live and what are the latest betting odds?

Katie Taylor during the weigh-in yesterday
Katie Taylor during the weigh-in yesterday
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Everything you need to know about Katie Taylor latest professional bout.

What is it?

London 2012 gold medallist Katie Taylor takes on Italy's Monica Gentili in her third professional contest.

When is it?

Saturday March 4, 2017.

Where is it?

The pair will go head-to-head at the O2 Arena, London.

What time is it?

Coverage of the fight night will begin from approximately 5pm on Saturday evening.

The fight will take place during a packed undercard at around 8.30pm that also sees Ohara Davies defend his WBC Silver Super-Lightweight title against ‘Dirty’ Derry Mathews.

David Haye and Tony Bellew should make their ring entrance for the main event at around 10:30pm, with the fight set to begin any time from 10:45pm.

What TV channel is it on?

The fight will be shown exclusively live on Sky Sports Box Office.

What have they been saying?

Katie Taylor: “The last two times before I made 132lbs, the last week or two before the weigh-in was just a nightmare for me really.

“I wasn’t a nice person to be around, really!

“So at least I get some more food into me. That will benefit me during the fight as well, and especially when I go for 10-round fights or whatever, you don’t need to be struggling that much making the weight

Monica Gentili: “I got the call to box about a week ago.

“I was training… for this fight, maybe I needed more days to train, but it’s an honour to fight her (Taylor) because she’s a good fighter and maybe the best in the world… She’s a good fighter and I expect a tough fight.”

What are the latest odds?

Katie Taylor 1/100

Monica Gentili 20/1

Draw 40/1

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