AFL Ladies star Tayla Harris continues to dominate in the boxing ring while giving her opponent a killing blow to win her second title
- AFL lady star Tayla Harris & # 39; beautiful domination in the boxing ring continues
- Defeated Janay Harding in the fourth round to claim the super welterweight title
- It is a second national boxing title for Harris, who remains unbeaten in the ring
AFL ladies star Tayla Harris & # 39; undefeated run in the boxing ring has continued with a second national title.
A month after claiming the Australian middleweight title, Harris added the super welterweight championship when she defeated Janay Harding in Melbourne on Friday night.
Harris, 22, has yet to be defeated in the ring with seven wins and a tie from eight professional fights.
AFL women's league star Tayla Harris (photo) is now a double national boxing champion after a win against Kiwi opponent Janay Harding on Friday night
Tayla Harris (pictured at the recent Women in Sport awards) is a champion in two codes
The game was evenly ready for the first three rounds before Harris delivered the killing blow in the fourth round.
After two right hooks had sent Harding to the floor, a flurry of left-right combinations followed by a final knockout hit made the result without a doubt.
Referees stopped the fight after a second knockdown and gave the win to Harris, who triumphed in the hands.
It was her second win over her Kiwi opponent.
In the run-up to Friday night, Harris described the fight as her & # 39; turning point & # 39 ;.
& # 39; It is vital for me to make a statement, & # 39; she said to the Herald Sun..
Harris caused a storm in social media and became a target for online trolling after this photo of the Carlton AFLW star became viral in March
& # 39; Two Australian titles have … that's pretty cool to be proud of. My family and friends have fully supported me. It would be great to do it for them. & # 39;
Harris's latest award comes after a 3.3-meter bronzed statue was recently unveiled at Melbourne & # 39; s Federation Square immortalize the famous kick in the air of the 22-year-old Carlton star, which caused a storm in social media and saw her become a target for online trolling in March.
The statue led to outrage for many who believed that a statue was not justified for a footballer who played only 22 AFLW matches and kicked 17 goals.
Janay Harding (left) was hit twice by Tayla Harris (right) in the fourth round
Tayla (right), pictured with colleague AFLW star Sarah Dargan will return to the AFL field next year
AFL's great Malcolm Blight was one of the hardest critics before Harris hit back on the kickback.
& # 39; This statue represents #morethanakick, symbolizing a moment in time that can be remembered as a catalyst for change, a position against online intimidation and a reminder to women and girls that we deserve these opportunities, & # 39; tweeted Harris at the time.
Docklands eventually becomes the permanent home of the statue.
The AFLW 2020 season starts on 7 February.
An emotional Harris was embraced by supporters after claiming her second title in a month
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