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PHOTOS – Katie Taylor comes to Limerick

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Katie TaylorIrish, European, World and Olympic Champion boxer Katie Taylor came to Limerick.

The first bout in Limerick by Katie Taylor historic gold medal winner at the London 2012 Olympics took place in the UL Arena on Sunday October the 12th2014.

The World number faced experienced French lightweight Oshin Derieuw on the night for the eagerly anticipated first appearance of Katie in the ring in Limerick.

 

The Taylor Derieuw bout headlines a packed card of top class boxing with several full internationals taking part on a seven bout card. While Derieuw is now boxing under the French flag she has a very impressive record with a European Bronze medal along with 5 Belgian titles behind her and will be a stern test for Katie.

This event promised to be one of the best sporting events in Limerick this year and what better way to celebrate our proud boxing traditions than by bringing the best female boxer on the planet to box here. The winner on the night was our very own Katie Taylor.

Follow them on Facebook at “Katie Taylor Limerick” for updates or for more information you can contact: Kieran Ryan 087-2348600 or Ken Moore 087-7833110

Photos by Oisin McHugh for ILoveLimerick.com 2014. All Rights Reserved.

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