IRISH SUPERSTAR Katie Taylor sat down with Judy Murray, the mother of tennis star Andy Murray for the hugely popular documentary series TV's Driving Force.
The latest episode went into detail about Taylor's life, faith and goals.
The Bray native sat down with Judy Murray as well as her rival Natasha Jonas, Robbie Keane, AP McCoy, Eddie Hearn and her mother.
Tonight’s episode of DRIVING FORCE on @itv4 at 8pm features world boxing champion @KatieTaylor who changed the face of her sport for women. A fascinating insight into her life and career. 🥊 🇮🇪 @Womeninsport_uk @EddieHearn @TeamGB @gbboxing @sportireland @ITV @powtvco https://t.co/SL86oZ2Q8B
— judy murray (@JudyMurray) January 24, 2022
Taylor received praise from fans on social media when the documentary aired on Monday night.
A number of people took to social media after the documentary, which aired on ITV4 on Monday night, to praise the Bray native.
One fan said
What an amazing athlete, person and role model. As always, brilliant to listen to @TashaJonas wisdom"
"Really enjoyed this episode especially from@KatieTaylor emphasizing she wants to be regarded as a great boxer NOT a great female boxer"
In other news Taylor and Amanda Serrano expected to be announced this week. This claim comes from her promoter Eddie Hearn
It will be the moment when people outside the boxing fraternity accept women’s boxing," the Matchroom promoter said. "It will change the sport forever, said Hearn
"We are going to push that fight so hard. It is the culmination of a lot of hard work from us but mainly from Katie and Serrano. They are finally going to get what they deserve.
"I think it will be massive, not just among the boxing hardcore, but to a different kind of audience. It is an iconic moment for women’s boxing, the biggest fight of all time."
It is understood that the bout will take place at Madison Square Garden on April 30.
Driving Force will be shown again on ITV 1 at 10.45pm on Tuesday.
🗣 "It is an iconic moment for women’s boxing, the biggest fight of all time"
Eddie Hearn has revealed the contracts for Katie Taylor vs Amanda Serrano are close to being signed 👀
The two trailblazers are set to face each other at Madison Square Garden 🥊#TaylorSerrano
— GiveMeSportW (@GiveMeSportW) January 21, 2022