Fresh from her victory at the World Championships, Katie Taylor joined Ray D’Arcy in studio for a chat after the hero’s welcome she received in Dublin Airport on Tuesday. Having securing a record-equalling fifth successive win in the women’s world boxing championships in South Korea on Monday she now equals Indian great Mary Kom… and has plenty of fight left in her.
The 28-year-old now has a phenomenal total of 17 major titles – something which must potentially rank her as Ireland’s greatest ever sportsperson.
Katie chatted to Ray about how the record was always at the back of her mind:
“It’s hard to win those titles but it’s even harder to defend those titles as well as you’re the one to beat and everyone wants to take your title off you… but an absolute privilege to be crowned world champion again.”
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