Monday 19 February 2018

Boxing: Katie Taylor wins second World Championship bout on the road to the London Olympics

IRISH Olympic medal hope Katie Taylor has won her last-16 bout at the AIBA World Women's Boxing Championships in China today.

The fight against Kazakhstan’s Saida Khassenova was stopped in the final round.

Bray’s the three-time world champion led from the start.

Earlier, Ceire Smith lost her round of 16 contest at the World Championships and so cannot compete in the Olympics.

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