Katie Taylor, Las Vegas and marketability

With rumours of Katie Taylor getting on the Andre Ward vs Sergey Kovalev re-match, Emmet Ryan looks at the purpose of such a sojourn before her expected title fight in Dublin

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
12th May, 2017
Taylor celebrates her recent victory over Nina Meinke at Wembley Stadium Pic: Getty

It is anything but a sure thing but it's also no surprise that talk of Katie Taylor getting onto the card for the re-match between world light heavyweight champion Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev.

The original bout was a money fight that saw Ward emerge with a unanimous but controversial narrow victory. The re-match is boosted mightily by the way the original clash went, with Kovalev proving far more active a fighter than anticipated and...

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