Natasha Jonas assured of taming ‘totally different animal’ Katie Taylor


Natasha Jonas [9(7)-1(1)-1] beleives she has what it takes to tame ‘totally different animal’ Katie Taylor [17(6)-0] within the battle of the pioneers come Might 1.

The English and Irish fighters meet in a rematch of their historic London 2012 Olympic encounter on the undercard of Derek Chisora and Joseph Parker’s heavyweight conflict.

Jonas admits undisputed light-weight world champion Taylor has gone on to show herself a category above within the professional recreation however stays assured she will defeat the Bray surprise.

The Liverpool native, who was unfortunate in tremendous featherweight world title problem in opposition to Terri Harper, factors out she is a world-class operator with step as much as the plate earlier and claims she’s going to do the identical this time round.

“I’m actually enthusiastic about getting the battle, I made a number of noise about not eager to go down in stage or class after establishing myself on the world stage in my final battle,” mentioned Jonas.

“I do know Katie is a unique sort of animal to Terri Harper, however I consider each time I’m requested to step up, I do. I mentioned I needed to be a champion and anyone at 130 to 140 was in my sights, I do know I’m a world-class boxer and I can win a world title.” 

The Joe Gallagher educated southpaw, who misplaced the pair’s first encouther by a rating of 26-15, says the match-up was all the time inevitable contemplating their shared historical past and believes the rematch is nice for the game.

“From the minute Eddie signed me this battle has been on the playing cards. Me and Katie had an important story from the Olympics, and we’ve got each been pioneers in our personal means. I’m glad that it’s taking place and it’s an important battle for ladies’s boxing and for British and Irish boxing.”  

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