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Katie Taylor happy to finish second to Carl Frampton in the Irish GOAT race – Irish Boxing
April 11, 2021
Katie Taylor says she would don’t have any qualms being thought-about Eire’s second biggest ever fighter behind Carl Frampton if that’s how battle followers ultimately ranked them.
The ‘Eire’s biggest’ debate reared its head in latest weeks, significantly with ‘The Jackal’ having the prospect to turn out to be Eire’s first-ever three-weight world champion in Dubai earlier this month.
Many argued if the Belfast fighter managed to defeat WBO tremendous featherweight world champ, Jamel Herring, in Dubai and have become a three-division titlist, he would have cemented his standing as the most effective from this nation ever to lace them up.
The Irish battle legend continues to be within the dialog regardless of defeat and since retirement accollades have been pouring a loads.
Taylor, who some deem Eire’s biggest ever sportsperson, can be in that dialog but it surely’s not a debate she issues herself with.
Requested about her standing within the all-time checklist on The Ak & Barak Present (on DAZN and Sirius XM Struggle Nation) the undisputed light-weight world champion and boxing trailblazer admitted she wouldn’t thoughts the accolade.
Nonetheless, the Olympic gold medal winner and biggest feminine boxer of all time contender claims she prefers to only concentrate on being the most effective she could be each time she enters the ring and leaves the GOAT debates to others.
“I’d like to be thought-about the best Irish fighter of all time but when I’m second to Carl Frampton I’m doing an ideal job as nicely. I’m not too hung up about these issues. I’m simply attempting to be the most effective that I could be and simply attempting to enhance in each single battle. Whether or not individuals think about me to be the most effective or not I’m simply attempting to be the most effective that I could be.”
🎙️ “I’d like to be thought-about the best Irish fighter however If I’m second to Carl Frampton, I feel I’m doing an ideal job as nicely.” — @KatieTaylor on her legacy and place in Irish boxing historical past 🔊@TheBoxingBully
Having gained world titles in two weights and unifying the light-weight division, the Bray sensation is now within the legacy stage of her profession. The 34-year-old has her sights set on mega fights relatively than making historical past and appears set to be concerned within the greatest fights feminine boxing has ever seen.
Subsequent up is a re run of one of many Olympic’s most well-known boxing bouts as Taylor rematches Natasha Jonas on Might 1.
Come by that and a battle of the undisputed fighters with Jessica McCaskill awaits and a battle billed because the ‘greatest feminine battle of all time’ in opposition to Amanda Serrano might comply with.