Katie Taylor says her upcoming battle in opposition to world welterweight champion Chantelle Cameron on Might 20 is the most important problem of her glittering profession.
Eire’s Taylor, 36, will look to remain unbeaten and change into an undisputed two-weight world champion in her first skilled battle in her house nation at 3Arena in Dublin.
The undisputed light-weight world champion received a historic factors resolution in Might over beforehand undefeated Puerto Rican Amanda Serrano within the first ladies’s headlining bout at New York’s Madison Sq. Backyard.
When requested if this is able to be the most important take a look at of his profession, Taylor replied: “Completely. It is wonderful that after 22 fights I am lastly making my comeback battle.
“Large boxing returns to Eire and never simply with an peculiar battle, it is two undisputed champions going head-to-head.”
Taylor challenged Northampton’s unbeaten Cameron through social media earlier this month after Serrano pulled out of their scheduled rematch on account of damage.
“This is likely one of the most fun fights proper now,” Taylor stated. “As soon as I heard Serrano was out, Chantelle was the apparent alternative.”
Cameron has received all 17 of his skilled fights and Might’s bout would be the first time two undefeated, undisputed reigning world champions have confronted one another within the sport.
Taylor stated: “I feel it may very well be one other Battle of the 12 months contender, however finally I’ve extra expertise in larger fights.
“I’ve fought the most effective opponents and I shall be mentally, bodily and spiritually extra ready than ever.
“I clearly anticipate a tricky battle, however please God I’ll go house because the undisputed two-weight champion.
“She has an impeccable profession, an undisputed champion and she or he has the fashion to make it one other epic.”
Cameron received a unanimous factors resolution over American Jessica McCaskill in Abu Dhabi in November to change into the UK’s first undisputed champion.
Cameron stated: “I’ve to say, thanks Katie as a result of ladies’s boxing flies and if it wasn’t for Katie and (US three-weight world champion) Claressa (Shields), none of us ladies would not be right here.
“There’s plenty of respect there. However it’s my profession and my legacy and I am coming to win.
“Katie is pound for pound the most effective feminine boxer there’s and if I can win I can stroll away from boxing at some point and assume ‘I knocked out the most effective there’s’.”
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