Katie Taylor suffers close decision loss to Chantelle Cameron in Irish title homecoming – Highlights

Katie Taylor suffers decision loss in Irish title homecoming to Chantelle Cameron Highlights

Olympic gold medalist, Katie Taylor has suffered defeat for the first time in her professional boxing career, dropping a close, majority decision loss to super-lightweight champion, Chantelle Cameron in their undisputed championship clash at the 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland.

Taylor, who boasted an undefeated 22-0 professional boxing ahead of tonight’s first feature on Irish soil since her professional boxing career began, entered the fray attempting to add super-lightweight gold to her status as undisputed lightweight champion.

However, struggling with the immense engine on display from Northampton nativer, Cameron over the course of 10 competitive, back-and-forth rounds, Taylor dropped her first professional loss in front of a partisan home crowd in the country’s capital.

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Forced to fight on the back foot time and time again by English champion, Cameron, who had previously suffered a loss to Taylor during their respective amateur careers — Bray native, Taylor was made play counter from the corners of the ring and ropes to boot.

Below, catch the highlights from Chantelle Cameron’s decision win over Katie Taylor