Photos – Katie Taylor vs Delfine Persoon Weigh-In and Head to Head

We have an undisputed lightweight world title fight.

We are now just over 24 hours away from the rematch of one of the greatest female fights of all time.

Both the champion, Katie Taylor and challenger, Delfine Persoon came under the 135lbs lightweight limit as the weighed in inside the Matchroom bubble today.

Both took to the scales ahead of their behind closed doors rematch set for Matchroom Headquarters tomorrow night and all went to plan – and a fight for the WBC, IBF, WBA, WBO and Ring Magazine titles goes ahead.

Persoon came in extremely light for the pairs first encouther and talked about coming in heavier this time around.

She came in two pounds heavier at 132lbs, but the physically imposing lightweight still left three pounds to spare.

Taylor was the heavier of the two again, coming in just over 134lbs.

Photo Credit Mark Robinson/Matchroom

HANDOUT PICTURE COMPLIMENTS OF MATCHROOM BOXING Katie Taylor and Delfine Persoon Weigh In ahead of their undisputed Lightweight Titles fight tomorrow Night. 21 August 2020 Picture By Mark Robinson
HANDOUT PICTURE COMPLIMENTS OF MATCHROOM BOXING Katie Taylor and Delfine Persoon Weigh In ahead of their undisputed Lightweight Titles fight tomorrow Night. 21 August 2020 Picture By Mark Robinson
HANDOUT PICTURE COMPLIMENTS OF MATCHROOM BOXING Katie Taylor and Delfine Persoon Weigh In ahead of their undisputed Lightweight Titles fight tomorrow Night. 21 August 2020 Picture By Mark Robinson
HANDOUT PICTURE COMPLIMENTS OF MATCHROOM BOXING Katie Taylor and Delfine Persoon Weigh In ahead of their undisputed Lightweight Titles fight tomorrow Night. 21 August 2020 Picture By Mark Robinson
HANDOUT PICTURE COMPLIMENTS OF MATCHROOM BOXING Katie Taylor and Delfine Persoon Weigh In ahead of their undisputed Lightweight Titles fight tomorrow Night. 21 August 2020 Picture By Mark Robinson
HANDOUT PICTURE COMPLIMENTS OF MATCHROOM BOXING Katie Taylor and Delfine Persoon Weigh In ahead of their undisputed Lightweight Titles fight tomorrow Night. 21 August 2020 Picture By Mark Robinson
HANDOUT PICTURE COMPLIMENTS OF MATCHROOM BOXING Katie Taylor and Delfine Persoon Weigh In ahead of their undisputed Lightweight Titles fight tomorrow Night. 21 August 2020 Picture By Mark Robinson

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 sport for a living for 19 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