Katie Taylor’s upcoming fight in Ireland on May 20 has a brand-new challenger. Chantelle Cameron, the indisputable junior welterweight champ and ESPN’s No. 7 pound-for-pound fighter, will be dealing with Taylor, the indisputable light-weight champ from Bray, Ireland, and ESPN’s No. 2 pound-for-pound fighter at the 3Arena in Dublin. The fight is for Cameron’s indisputable junior welterweight titles, which implies Taylor will be stepping up in weight.
Previously, Amanda Serrano was expected to fight against Taylor; nevertheless, she took out due to a hand injury. Cameron and Taylor, who are both promoted by Matchroom Boxing, revealed their interest in combating each other by means of Instagram, and now the fight has actually been made authorities.
Taylor won the WBO junior welterweight title in 2019 after beating Christina Linardatou however has actually never ever battled expertly in Ireland in the past. She is presently among Ireland’s most significant sports stars and lives in Connecticut for her training.
The 31-year-old Cameron has an unbeaten record of 17-0 with 8 knockouts. She just recently won against Jessica McCaskill in Abu Dhabi to end up being the indisputable junior welterweight champ. This will be Cameron’s initially defense of her title.
The Taylor-Cameron fight is anticipated to be historical, as both fighters are unbeaten, ruling indisputable world champs increasing against each other, marking the very first time in the contemporary period of females’s boxing.