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Whyte-Povetkin and Taylor-Persoon 2 repeats on Sunday at 1pm and 6pm
Last Updated: 23/08/20 12:22 pm.
Katie Taylor hailed a fantastic success and performance.
Taylor safeguarded her undeniable lightweight title through unanimous decision on Saturday against the rugged rival who she had controversially edged in 2015 in their very first meeting.
Asked about preventing a battle of wills with Persoon, Taylor told Sky Sports News on Sunday: “Thats the problem, I enjoy it a bit excessive!
Katie Taylor believes the essential to winning her rematch with Delfine Persoon was tempering her impulse to get included in a brawl.
Katie Taylor hailed a great triumph and performance.
3:11 Katie Taylor and Delfine Persoon concurred it was the ideal result.
Katie Taylor and Delfine Persoon concurred it was the best result.
” I was trying to be more disciplined, and for the many part I was. Its tough to box versus somebody like that due to the fact that of how relentless she is. You need to get her regard by standing and battling, which I performed in some parts.
” Overall it was a piece de resistance and an excellent success.”.
Persoon had actually stormed out of the ring in disgust at the result in 2015 after their very first battle however, on Saturday, confessed she had “no problem” with the judges favouring Taylors more expert work.
0:23 Delfine Persoon shows on her 2nd defeat to Katie Taylor.
” It was always going to be that sort of battle,” Taylor stated. “Its never going to be a simple battle versus somebody like that, who simply comes and comes.
” She was ruthless for 10 rounds and its difficult to keep somebody like that at far away.
” I knew I would have to dig deep and battle.
Delfine Persoon shows on her second defeat to Katie Taylor.
1:22 Spencer Oliver: The scoring was too broad.
” The fight went as planned. I thought I boxed a lot smarter this time. I was dragged into a fight sometimes but, for the many part, I boxed a bit smarter. It was a better efficiency.
” She put up a great battle. Weve had 2 fights, put in 20 gruelling rounds, and its fantastic to have that competition in ladiess boxing.”.
Future alternatives for Taylor include Jessica McCaskill, who she has actually already beaten. McCaskill upset Cecilia Braekhus, who had actually been mentioned as an opponent for Taylor, previously this month to end up being the undeniable welterweight champ.
Britains Chantelle Cameron is Taylors necessary challenger.
Spencer Oliver: The scoring was too wide.
Could Natasha Jonas be next for Katie Taylor?
” I take a look at her as a challenger,” Jonas stated. “I try to find her weakness. Two times Persoon has actually shown rifts in her armour. She didnt have power – whichs something Ive got.”.
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Natasha Jonas, who fought Terri Harper to a draw at Fight Camp earlier this month and lost to Taylor at the 2012 Olympics, has emerged as a competitor.
” The battle went as planned. I was dragged into a battle at times however, for the many part, I boxed a bit smarter. Twice Persoon has actually revealed rifts in her armour. Enjoy Whyte-Povetkin and Taylor-Persoon 2 repeats on Sunday, at 8am, 1pm and 6pm, on Sky Sports Box Office. Reserve it via your Sky remote or book it online here.