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Ireland’s Champion Katie Taylor will take Sharipova on December 11

35-year-old Irish boxer Katie Taylor is set to take on Firuza Sharipova at the M&S Bank Arena in Liverpool on Saturday December 11. The fight is available to live worldwide on DAZN.

Taylor is a WBC, WBA, IBF, WBO and Ring Magazine Lightweight World Title winner and currently boasts a record of 19-0 and 6 KOs. Her opponent,  27-year-old Kazakh Firuza Sharipova, is the  mandatory challenger and holds the Super-Featherweight, Lightweight and Super-Lightweight titles. Sharipova’s record currently sits at 4-1 and 8 KOs. 

Taylor is also set to fight Puerto Rican Amanda Serrano in 2022. Serrano is the unified featherweight world champion, and has held this title from the World Boxing Organization since 2019. She has also held the World Boxing Council title since February 2021.

Watch Taylor vs Sharipova at the M&S Bank Arena in Liverpool on Saturday December 11.

Terra Trom

Terra is a current student pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism. Terra has a keen interest in athletics being a middle-distance runner herself. Terra is a two-time Montana state champion and a three-time Eastern AA divisional champion.
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