Shields replaces Taylor on prime of ESPN Pound for Pound checklist


Katie Taylor has dropped down a spot in ESPN’s Pound for Pound rating checklist.

The undisputed light-weight world champion reigned supreme going into this month however has slipped down the pecking order.

The Irish sensation and groundbreaking star was changed on the prime by American Claressa Shields.

The 2-time Olympic gold medal winner stole forward after managing to turn into a two-division undisputed champion.

The three-weight world titleholder leads the best way within the GOAT race in line with ESPN as they upgraded the expertise after she dominated Marie-Eve Dicaire on March 6.

Jessica McCaskill additionally moved up one place to #3 after defeating former pound-for-pound star #8 Cecila Braekhaus for a second time to retain her undisputed welterweight standing final weekend.

Apparently sufficient Taylor holds wins over two of the highest 10 in McCaskill and #5 Delfine Persoon twice.

The Bray native and Olympic gold medal winner additionally sees six potential foes within the rankings, when it comes to the 2 she has fought Amanda Serrano, who she has agreed to struggle, #10 Teri Harper, Braekhus if she doesn’t retire, and #7 Mikaela Mayer.

A truth that offers her a large benefit within the Biggest of all Time battle. There are extra large fights and big-name skills for Taylor so as to add to her resume than Shields.

There’s at all times the prospect the #1 and #2 might meet, most consider weight disparity would make that inconceivable however ‘T Rex’ has stated she would come all the way down to 147lbs to struggle Taylor.

Taylor nonetheless is famous as The Ring Journal’s Pound for Pound #1.



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