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Tonight.

Earlier….

We would encourage anyone attending the @KatieTaylor homecoming this evening to get to #Bray as early as possible and soak up the atmosphere…. there’s live music from 6:30 pm #GoKatie #KatieTaylorHomecomingBray https://t.co/qD0cro4C2w

— bray.ie (@bray_ie) June 7, 2019

This evening.

All welcome.

Except the Da’.

And Ross.

And eoin probably.

FIGHT!

Katie Taylor’s Homecoming (Bray.ie)

Undisputed Lightweight Boxing Champion of the World Katie Taylor asks during a press conference (with her manager Brian Peters, top) if Sports Minister Shane Ross – a lurking, photo-hungry presence at her arrival at Dublin Airport on Tuesday – is still behind her.

Previously: Give Him A Belt




This morning.

Dublin Airport.

Minister for Sport Shane Ross shadows Katie Taylor on her arrival from New York.

Meanwhile…

Ah here.

Rollingnews

Boxer Katie Taylor, accompanied by Sports Minister Shane Ross, returns home after being crowned the new undisputed world lightweight champion following her 96-94, 96-94, 95-95 win over Belgian boxer Delfine Persoon at Madison Square Garden in New York on Saturday night.

Meanwhile…

Via Kacey O’Riordan

UPDATE:

This afternoon.

Ahead of WBO, IBF and WBA world lightweight champion Katie Taylor’s fight to take Delfine Persoon’s WBC title at Madison Square Garden tomorrow night….

Two weight word champion Carl Frampton on sparring with Katie and getting outboxed.

FIGHT!

Katie Taylor v Delfine Persoon: ‘This might just be the women’s boxing match we have waited for’ (BBC)

Katie Taylor with her father Peter Taylor return home from Bejing in 2012

“First and foremost, I would like to wish my most heartfelt condolences to the family of Bobby Messett for their tragic loss. I can’t imagine the despair or the sense of injustice they must be dealing with. I’m praying they know God’s comfort in the hard days ahead.

For my Dad, I’m very thankful and relieved he made it through this horrific attack and is recovering well. I understand there is still a lot of uncertainty about the nature of the incident but I’m hoping the gardaí will get to the bottom of it very soon.

As many of you know, I have been somewhat estranged from my Dad for a number of years now. I’ve had little contact with him in the last three years and no contact or association whatsoever with Bray Boxing Club since 2015.

I have been appalled by the misuse of my name and image during the reporting of this incident in the media coverage, it has been reckless and irresponsible, and a deliberate attempt to inappropriately leverage my name to sell a story. I urge the media to leave me, my Mum and other family members out of this story.

Finally, to Bobby’s family: You didn’t deserve this heartache, I’m so sorry for your loss.”

Katie Taylor, last night.

‘I’ve had little contact with him in the last three years…’ – Katie Taylor issues statement on Bray Boxing Club shooting (Independent.ie)

Previously: In Bray

Rollingnews

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The Irish Sun reports:

Katie Taylor has signed a professional deal with Matchroom Boxing.

SunSport revealed on Tuesday that the Bray puncher was on the verge of signing the dotted line, and that has been confirmed this morning.

In fairness.

Confirmed: Katie Taylor signs professional deal with Matchroom Boxing (The Irish Sun)

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Olympic Council of Ireland tweetz:

Katie [Taylor] has 90 seconds to turn this around #TeamIreland

Come on, Katie!

UPDATE:

Mmf.

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A devastatingly hard to watch post fight interview with Katie Taylor.

Via RTÉ Sport