Irish boxing legend Katie Taylor notched up another win on Saturday night in her professional boxing career.
Defeating Natasha Jonas of the UK on points after a stellar fight of back and forth action from start to finish:
(Hat tip DAZN YouTube)
Another excellent night for women’s boxing.
The depth in women’s boxing, standard and quality of fights has been there for some time now.
Women’s boxing appears to be growing all the time and as each of these women’s unique personalities and fight styles are shared with sports fans, it will continue to excel.
With that being said, the opportunities and sensible pay available should also increase.
Consequently you would see less of the likes of American boxing star Claressa Shields for instance, going over to the sport of mixed martial arts for better opportunities.
Shields spoke well of tonight’s Taylor vs Jonas fight:
As did another prominent women’s boxing world champion from America Mikaela Mayer: