Katie Taylor says upcoming fight is the biggest challenge of her career

Katie Taylor says upcoming fight is the biggest challenge of her career

Katie Taylor aims to become a two-weight undisputed world champion when she contests her first professional fight in Ireland against the dangerous Chantelle Cameron.

Taylor will take on Cameron in the 3Arena in Dublin on May 20 with hopes of exciting the home crowd and remaining undefeated.


The 36-year-old won a historic fight in May against previously unbeaten Amanda Serrano. The bout made history by becoming the first women's fight to headline at New York's iconic Madison Square Garden.

She followed that up with a routine decision victory over Karen Carabajal in her last outing in October and has shown no signs of slowing down.

As reported by Sky Sports News, Taylor is relishing the prospect of fighting in front of a sell-out crowd in Dublin.


"It's incredible that after 22 fight's I'm finally making my homecoming fight," she said.

"Big-time boxing is coming back to Ireland, and not with just an ordinary fight. It's two undisputed champions going head-to-head."


A rematch with Serrano was postponed as the Puerto Rican was forced to withdraw due to injury.

Taylor then moved toward sourcing a replacement and selected the dangerous Northampton-born fighter via a social-media invitation.

She continued: "I think this could be another fight-of-the-year contender, but ultimately I do have more experience in the bigger fights.

"I've fought the better opponents and I'm going to be mentally, physically and spiritually more prepared than ever.

"I do expect a tough fight obviously, but please God I'll be going home a two-weight undisputed champion."

Her opponent has a perfect 17 wins from 17 fights and is not fazed by the prospect of facing the Bray fighter.

Her previous outing yielded a unanimous points victory over the dangerous American Jessica McCaskill.

Speaking ahead of the fight, the British fighter is relishing the opportunity.

"There's a lot of respect there. But this is my career and my legacy and I'm coming to win.

"Katie is pound-for-pound the best women's boxer there is and if I can win I can walk away from boxing one day and think 'I took out the best there is'."