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Chantelle Cameron believes her style is Katie kryptonite – ‘Il Capo’ confident she can make Taylor ‘crumble’

Chantelle Cameron [13(7)-0] is adamant if given the chance to fight Katie Taylor [16(6)-0] she would make the Irish sensation ‘crumble’.

The former Team GB operator’s Taylor call outs have gotten louder and more regular over the last 12 months.

Now at the start of fight week of another Katie Taylor topped Matchroom card, the Northampton native have pipped up again.

Speaking to Sky Sports on Monday the 29-year-old suggested she is the undisputed lightweight world champion’s kryptonite.

Cameron believes her aggressive style is tailor made to defeat Taylor.

“I’ve seen her weaknesses. My strengths are her weaknesses so, style-wise, it is a great fight for me,” said Cameron

“It would obviously be my toughest fight, it wouldn’t be easy.

“But I’m younger than her, I’ve got more hunger — I’d just outwork her and outpower her. That’s what she struggles with.

“She doesn’t like pressure. She stands there to have a fight but she isn’t very powerful.

“She has massive hand speed but she can’t overpower me or outwork me. She wouldn’t handle that and will crumble.”

Cameron is now a world champion having defeated Adriana Dos Santos Araujo to claim the light welterweight WBC world title.

She claims she only moved up in weight because she couldn’t secure a shot at Taylor and her four lightweight world straps.

“I said all along that I only moved to super-lightweight because Katie was so busy that I wasn’t getting a look-in,” Cameron continued.

“I grabbed a world title instead of hanging around. I didn’t want to miss an opportunity.

“Katie is the dream fight for me. She’s got all the belts, and I want all the belts. She’s the woman to beat and I’m very capable of beating her.

“Everybody is in line to fight Katie. If I got the fight, it would be a dream come true.”

Jonny Stapleton

Irish-boxing.com contributor for 15 years and editor for the past decade. Have been covering boxing for over 16 years and writing about sports for a living for over 20 years. Former Assistant Sports editor for the Gazette News Paper Group and former Tallaght Voice Sports Editor. Have had work published in publications around the world when working as a freelance journalist. Also co-founder of Junior Sports Media and Leinster Rugby PRO of the Year winner. email: editoririshboxing@gmail.com