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The Champion and the Challenger- Taylor and McCaskill go head to head

Katie Taylor makes the first defence of her WBA lightweight title at the York Hall in London on Wednesday December 13th.

The Wicklow fighter will become the first woman to headline a Sky Sports bill when she puts her belt on the line against American opposition.

The voval Jessica McCaskill [5(3)-1(0)] will challenge for the Bray boxer’s title on a night that will see Taylor break another milestone.

The Chicago based puncher and her team had been calling for a bout with Taylor and the 33 year old presents a hard-hitting and confident foe – albeit with little top-level experience.

Taylor has expressed her confidence of victory without getting into too much trash talk, but didn’t get to stare down her foe in London today.

The pair came face to face for the first time at the final press conference before the midweek fight.

Watch below courtesy of IFL TV.



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