The Profile Dossier: Katie Taylor, The Irish Fighter Dominating the Sport of Boxing
"I don't think people recognize or praise consistency enough.”
As a kid, Katie Taylor wanted to be a boxer. She began training with her dad, but women’s boxing was banned in Ireland at the time. There were no sanctioned amateur fights in the late 1990s in the entire country.
Taylor didn’t let that stop her, even pretending to be a boy under the name “K Taylor” so she could get around some of the restrictions and par…