HomeBoxing‘They believe’ – Eddie Hearn claims a confident Natasha Jonas is a danger for Katie Taylor – Irish Boxing
‘They believe’ – Eddie Hearn claims a confident Natasha Jonas is a danger for Katie Taylor – Irish Boxing
April 13, 2021
The very fact Natasha Jonas [9(7)-1(1)-1] believes enhance the possibilty she will obtain come Might 1 warns Eddie Hearn.
The Liverpool native challenges Katie Taylor [17(6)-0] for all 4 of her light-weight world titles on a Sky Sports activities broadcast PPV card on the primary day of subsequent month and can show a troublesome take a look at for the Irish sensation in line with the Matchroom boss.
Hearn, who promotes each, has sensed an actual self-belief from Workforce Jonas, which incorporates the at all times vocal coach with Sligo heritage Joe Gallagher, and he suggests a assured Jonas has the potential to ask the trailblazing battle legend some powerful questions.
“Natahsa Jonas has obtained that perception once more now after the efficiency in opposition to Teri Harper,” Hearn instructed Sky Sports activities.
“You watch her within the health club with Joe Gallagher and so they imagine they will beat Katie Taylor. She is punching very laborious, she is stuffed with confidence, she is fitter than ever and this can be a powerful powerful battle for Katie Taylor. Time and time once more she has to come back out with the stress on her shoulders and carry out and that is proper up there with the hardest take a look at of her profession to date. Hundreds on the road on this one.”
It’s a huge flip round contemplating Hearn at one level felt it wasn’t a battle he might promote to followers. When Jonas was stopped by Viviane Obenauf again in 2018 an enormous Olympic rematch didn’t look viable. Nonetheless, the previous Workforce GB standout has rebuilt below Gallagher, was unfortunate to not choose up a world title after a powerful efficiency in opposition to Terri Harper and has grow to be the pure subsequent huge title opponent for historical past making and chasing Taylor.
“After we signed each fighters the plan was to construct the rematch within the skilled recreation. It was fairly easy. Natasha then took a shock defeat to OB and everybody felt a bit deflated. She has come on leaps and bounds since. She had a unbelievable battle with Terry Harper and it was the pure battle to make.”
Hearn could level to the improved type of Jonas and the elevated confidence as causes Taylor must be cautious however the Irish star at all times trusts her capability – and because the promoter factors out received’t go into the battle apprehensive.
“Katie Taylor has by no means turned down an opponent. Generally you get a state of affairs in British, Irish home fights the place folks flip them down, Katie is like ‘that’s an ideal battle. It’s an ideal battle girls’s boxing and an ideal battle for the followers’ let’s do it.”