Northampton boxer is 'biggest test' of Katie Taylor's career

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Taylor challenged Northampton’s unbeaten Chantelle Cameron via social media earlier this month || Super Admin

Northampton's Chantelle Cameron will be the "greatest examination" of Katie Taylor's career when they face off in May. Ireland's Taylor, 36, will certainly bid to remain unbeaten as well as become a two-weight undeniable world champion at her initial specialist fight in her house country at the 3Arena in Dublin.

The undisputed globe light-weight champ won a site points decision last April versus previously unbeaten Puerto Rican Amanda Serrano in the very first women's fight to cover the costs at New York's Madison Square Garden.

When asked if it will certainly be the greatest test of her job, Taylor claimed: "Definitely. It's amazing that after 22 battles I'm finally making my homecoming battle. Prominent boxing is coming back to Ireland and also not with just a regular fight, it's 2 undeniable champions going head-to-head."

Taylor tested Northampton's unbeaten Cameron, the indisputable globe light-welterweight champion, through social networks earlier this month after Serrano had taken out of their scheduled rematch as a result of injury.

" This is one of the most amazing fights out there right now," Taylor claimed. "Once I listened to Serrano was out, Chantelle was the evident selection."

Cameron has actually won all 17 of her professional battles and promoter Eddie Hearn has noted it will be the first time that two unbeaten as well as undeniable reigning world champions have actually dealt with each other in the sporting activity.

Taylor said "I think this could be another fight-of-the-year challenger, yet inevitably I do have more experience in the bigger fights. I've fought the much better challengers and I'm mosting likely to be psychologically, physically and also spiritually much more prepared than ever.

" I do expect a challenging battle clearly, but please God I'll be going house a two-weight indisputable champion. She has a spotless job, undeniable champion and also she has the style to make this another impressive."

Cameron won a consentaneous factors decision against American Jessica McCaskill in Abu Dhabi in November to come to be the UK's very first undeniable female champion.

Cameron said: "I have actually reached say, all thanks to Katie since females's boxing is flying as well as if it wasn't for Katie as well as (American three-weight globe champion) Claressa (Shields), none people females would certainly be below.

" There's a great deal of regard there. Yet this is my occupation as well as my tradition and I'm concerning win. Katie is pound-for-pound the most effective ladies's fighter there is and if I can win I can leave boxing someday and also assume 'I secured the most effective there is'.".

Promoter Hearn added: "Two undefeated boxers, two reigning undeniable champions, the very first time in boxing that 2 reigning undisputed champions have taken on against each other. It will certainly be an incredible night, not just for Irish sporting activity, yet all sport worldwide.".

Cameron, birthed in 1991, in Northampton, credit reports her love for fight sports to seeing films starring Jean-Claude Van Damme as well as tv program Buffy the Vampire Killer.

She previously stated: "I loved all those combating films. Kickboxer would certainly have to be my much-loved Van Damme film. The fighting in it is unreal. I loved Buffy because of the fight scenes as well as the fact she was a women good example.".

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