Eire’s Katie Taylor will put her light-weight titles on the road as soon as once more this weekend when she takes on Natasha Jonas.
‘The Bray Bomber’ defeated Miriam Gutierrez at Wembley Area final November to retain her WBA, WBC, IBF, WBO, and The Ring world crowns.
Taylor remains to be undefeated in her 17 skilled fights however will face one in every of her hardest assessments but in opposition to Liverpool’s Jonas on Saturday.
The southpaw drew with Terri Harper final summer time as she challenged for super-featherweight title and is assured of beating Taylor.
The struggle is happening on a stacked card in Manchester and is the co-main occasion to Derek Chisora v Joseph Parker.
Taylor v Jonas: Date and time
This ten-round light-weight title bout is scheduled for Saturday, Might 1 and will happen on the Manchester Area.
Taylor v Jonas is the co-main occasion and so ought to get underneath manner from round 9pm.
The night time’s motion shall be proven on Sky Sports activities Field Workplace from 6pm at a value of £19.95.
You possibly can stream the struggle reside via the Sky Sports activities Field Workplace App on cellular units and on-line.
Taylor v Jonas: Undercard
Topic to vary
- MAIN EVENT: Derek Chisora v Joseph Parker
- CO-MAIN EVENT: Katie Taylor v Natasha Jonas – for WBA, WBC, IBF, WBO, and The Ring feminine light-weight title
- Dmitry Bivol v Craig Richards – for WBA (Tremendous) light-heavyweight title
- Chris Eubank Jr v Marcus Morrison
- James Tennyson v Jovanni Straffon – for vacant IBO light-weight title
- Campbell Hatton v Levi Dunn
- Scott Fitzgerald v Gregory Trenel
Taylor v Jonas: What has been stated?
Katie Taylor: “This can be a utterly completely different struggle [from London 2012].
“My previous few performances, I’ve proven my finest. They have been my finest three performances as a professional.
“I get higher every time.”
Tasha Jonas: “Each time I’m requested to step up, I do. I’m all the time the underdog.
“One punch modifications every little thing. I do consider that I’ve energy. I’ve the facility [to KO Taylor].
“If I get a chance, it will likely be the tip of the struggle.”