Tuesday 18 September 2018

As it happened: Katie Taylor wins her first world title with unanimous decision win

Katie Taylor is ushered to a neutral corner as she knocks down Anahi Sanchez during their WBA Lightweight World Championship contest at Principality Stadium on October 28, 2017 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)
Katie Taylor is ushered to a neutral corner as she knocks down Anahi Sanchez during their WBA Lightweight World Championship contest at Principality Stadium on October 28, 2017 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)
Cardiff , United Kingdom - 26 October 2017; Katie Taylor during the Anthony Joshua and Carlos Takam undercard press conference at the National Museum Cardiff in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo By Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile via Getty Images)
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Katie Taylor will bid to become the WBA female lightweight world champion when she takes on Anahi Sanchez this evening in Cardiff. Taylor is the overwhelming favourite as she looks to extend her record to 7-0 while adding a word title to her Inter-Continental lightweight crown. Full coverage below:

 

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