& # 39; This is by far the biggest night of my career; the pinnacle of boxing & # 39 ;: Katie Taylor glory in showdown with Delfine Person for undisputed title
- Katie Taylor is preparing for a massive fight against Delfine Persoon on Saturday
- With the victory, she would become the undisputed world champion lightweight
- Irishwoman says that achievement would surpass her remarkable amateur career
- Taylor admitted: & # 39; having all five belts is exactly what every hunter dreams of & # 39;
Katie Taylor believes she will even surpass her remarkably decorated amateur career with Saturday's victory over Delfine Persoon who would make her the lightweight world champion lightweight.
The 32-year-old fights against Belgium & # 39; s Person, the WBC champion, not only for all four lightweight titles, but also for the respected Ring Magazine title at Madison Square Garden in New York.
As an outstanding amateur, she won five world titles, six European titles and Olympic gold with Ireland at London 2012, but even in the midst of such success and the way she has already won three professional world titles, it is only through all four hold that she will believe she has the & # 39; highlight & # 39; of her sport.
Katie Taylor is preparing for the biggest fight of her professional career on Saturday
The Irishwoman will compete against Delfine Persoon for the undisputed lightweight championship
Taylor may already have proven herself to be the best female fighter in the world, and at a time when women's boxing is getting more recognition and she said: “This is by far the biggest night of my career; the highlight of boxing. All five belts have is exactly what every hunter dreams of.
& # 39; I understand how great this fight is, the magnitude of this event, and I can't wait; this is why i box. I'm ready to write history.
& # 39; From the moment I became a professional, I wanted to become an undisputed champion; I have to pinch myself I'm here, and in the mecca of boxing, Madison Square Garden.
& # 39; (Person & # 39; s) a fantastic champion so this is the best versus the best. This is not only what boxing needs for women, but also what boxing needs. I certainly expect the toughest test of my career; we are both here to write history for our countries, so it will make for an exciting fight.
Taylor presented her skills with a tennis ball during an open training in New York
& # 39; The support I have had in recent years has been incredible. They are all behind me (in Ireland); I hope to make them proud at home. & # 39;
Person, 34, has long been regarded as the greatest threat to Taylor, even if the Belgian boxing scene deprived her of the opportunities with which Taylor excelled.
The winner on Saturday will only be the seventh hunter of the four-cushion era and become an undisputed world champion, and the third wife, and Persoon said: “Boxing is not recognized in Belgium, so I am the first from Belgium that can make history write.
The 32-year-old believes she & # 39; highlight & # 39; of boxing with this fight
& # 39; It's very exciting; I can set the sport (on the card). That is my passion; I want to do everything. We thought we would never get the chance to fight, but we have it.
& # 39; I expect a tough fight. She has much more amateur experience; I could only do a year as an amateur because there was no national team in Belgium, so I couldn't go to championships or Olympics. Katie & # 39; s Olympic champion.
& # 39; If I can beat the Olympic champion, it will be after I couldn't go to the Olympics. Competing with an Olympic champion is very important, and now I have the chance. & # 39;
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