Katie Taylor moves closer to world title fight

first_imgKatie Taylor has moved one step closer to a world title after she defeated Germany’s Nina Meinke in a stoppage victory in the seventh round.The victory saw Taylor crowned the WBA female Inter-Continental lightweight champion.She will now look to winning a World title. Meanwhile, British boxer Anthony Joshua recovered from being knocked down in the 6th to twice fell Wladimir Klitschko in an 11th round stoppage in their world heavyweight fight.The 2012 Olympic champion retained his IBF title and added the WBA belt by beating the Ukrainian in a thrilling bout at Wembley Stadium last night.A post-war record crowd of 90 thousand fans saw Joshua taken his record to 19 wins in as many fights.last_img

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