35-year-old Irish boxer Katie Taylor is set to take on Firuza Sharipova at the M&S Bank Arena in Liverpool on Saturday December 11. The fight is available to live worldwide on DAZN.
This day last year @KatieTaylor dropped previously unbeaten Miriam Gutierrez en route to defending her Undisputed World Lightweight titles. Next up is Liverpool on December 11th when Katie looks to make her 12th defence of her titles against Firuza Sharipova live on @DAZNBoxing. pic.twitter.com/xxTQIbZueR
— Brian Peters (@BPPboxing) November 14, 2021
Taylor is a WBC, WBA, IBF, WBO and Ring Magazine Lightweight World Title winner and currently boasts a record of 19-0 and 6 KOs. Her opponent, 27-year-old Kazakh Firuza Sharipova, is the mandatory challenger and holds the Super-Featherweight, Lightweight and Super-Lightweight titles. Sharipova's record currently sits at 4-1 and 8 KOs.
Taylor is also set to fight Puerto Rican Amanda Serrano in 2022. Serrano is the unified featherweight world champion, and has held this title from the World Boxing Organization since 2019. She has also held the World Boxing Council title since February 2021.
Watch Taylor vs Sharipova at the M&S Bank Arena in Liverpool on Saturday December 11.
.@KatieTaylor to defend @wbaboxing Super, @IBFUSBAboxing, @WorldBoxingOrg, @wbcboxing and @ringmagazine world female lightweight titles against mandatory Firuza Sharapova on December 11 at @mandsbankarena in Liverpool, exclusively live on @daznboxing. pic.twitter.com/sSVaxIt9KJ
— Elliot Foster (@FreelanceFoz) November 13, 2021