Thursday 18 January 2018

Katie Taylor handed tough opponent for second professional bout on Anthony Joshua undercard

Katie Taylor has her hand raised in victory
Katie Taylor has her hand raised in victory

Declan Warrington

Katie Taylor's opponent on December 10 has been confirmed as Switzerland's Viviane Obenauf.

The 30-year-old lightweight from Ireland impressed on her professional debut on Saturday when stopping Karina Kopinska in three rounds, and progresses to an opponent who has a more convincing 9-1 record.

Obenauf has also beaten Kopinska.

Their match-up will feature on the undercard of the higher-profile IBF heavyweight title fight between Anthony Joshua and Eric Molina.

"Saturday in London was an amazing experience and I can't wait to fight in Manchester on December 10," said Taylor. "Boxing in front of 21,000 is a new experience for me."

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