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What time is Katie Taylor fighting and on what channel? Undercard info and more

By Darragh Murphy

November 1, 2019 at 3:09pm


On what is a mammoth weekend for sport, Katie Taylor will bid to become a two-weight world champion.

Taylor moves up a weight class to challenge Christina Linardatou at the Manchester Arena on Saturday night.

The Bray boxer, who is undefeated in her professional career, became the undisputed lightweight champion in June, when she claimed a majority decision over Delfine Persoon.

Taylor can further cement herself in the annals of Irish sport if she is successful against Linardatou this weekend.

Here's everything you need to know about the fight:

When is it on?

Taylor vs. Linardatou takes place on Saturday, 2 November and the ring walk for the main event is scheduled to take place between 9.30pm and 10pm.

Where is Taylor vs. Linardatou on?

The fight takes place at the Manchester Arena in England.

What channel?

You can watch Taylor vs. Linardatou on Sky Sports Action or Sky Sports Main Event.

Undercard info

Elsewhere on the card, Anthony Crolla will make his swansong when he takes to the ring in his native Manchester. He fights Spain's Frank Urquiaga for the WBA continental lightweight title.

Felix Cash will fight Jack Cullen, Martin Bakole Ilunga meets Rodney Hernandez and Qais Ashfaq takes on Joe Ham.

Who is Christina Linardatou?

Linardatou is a Greek fighter with a professional record of 12-1, with her only career loss coming against Taylor's recent foe, Delfine Persoon.

Linardatou won the WBO junior-welterweight title in March and defended it successfully against Deanha Hobbs in June.

Saturday night will be Linardatou's second title defence.


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