Undisputed lightweight champion, Katie Taylor, will fight the undefeated Argentine, Karen Elizabeth Carabajal, at OVO Arena Wembley.
Taylor of Ireland will be in the ring for the first time since an unforgettable night at Madison Square Garden in New York. She defeated Amanda Serrano in a match against the candidate of the year that will be remembered as the first women’s boxing match to make a splash in the historic arena.
No time to look back though her focus is on returning to Wembley Arena.
“It’s hard to believe it’s been almost six years since I made my professional debut there so it’s great to come back and write the headlines. It’s been an incredible journey so far but there are still a lot of great battles out there for me and I’m excited about what’s to come. “
For her part, Carabajal doesn’t let the thought of facing the world’s greatest female boxer distract attention from her goal – the belts.
“I was delighted to receive an offer to challenge Katie to a duel. The hard work has paid off. I don’t think about letting Katie win. All belts will return to Argentina with me! “
Promoter Eddie Hearn expects to see fans backing ‘KT’, who is often said to have changed the game for women in boxing.
“Katie is one of the superstars of boxing and beyond, a pioneer for women’s sport, and it’s great that she’s back in the arena she debuted in 2016. I’ve always been a fan. privileged to have witnessed Katie’s matches and I have no doubt that after her match of the year against Amanda in April, a new wave of fans will flock to Wembley Arena to see the iconic This performer against the tough, hungry and undefeated Argentinian. “
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Elsewhere on the card, which will be broadcast via DAZN’s subscription service, Jordan Gill will face Spain’s Kiko Martinez, whose two most recent outings have seen knockout wins. sensational defeat to Kid Galahad and a stoppage-time defeat to Josh Warrington. The winner will line up for a shot at Warrington’s IBF Featherweight belt.
Caoimhin Agyarko returns to the ring for the third time this year to continue his superweight campaign against undefeated American, Peter Dobson. Johnny Fisher of ‘The Romford Bill’ and Gary Cully of Ireland will also feature, with an undisclosed opponent.