Emmet Ryan: Katie Taylor's step into the great unknown

A look at the unusual position Katie Taylor finds herself in as she prepares for her professional debut this weekend

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
25th November, 2016
Emmet Ryan: Katie Taylor's step into the great unknown

Katie Taylor is one of the most dominant sportspeople ever produced by this island. Her stutters in 2016 aside, her amateur career was a series of comprehensive win after comprehensive win. Crucially, she was the face of her sport globally. While a national hero in Ireland, it was her ability to build her profile that raised the interest in the sport and essentially forced the Olympics to recognise the place of women's boxing in its...

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