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Katie Taylor wins historic fight in New York’s Madison Square Garden

The Dubliner had her first fight in the infamous venue

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Katie Taylor has beaten Finland’s Eva Wahlstrom in a historic fight.

The Irish fighter entered the ring in the infamous Madison Square Garden for the first time – and left victorious.

It’s been a hugely successful year for Katie, who just recently released her self-titled documentary movie into cinemas.

The Bray boxer also retained her world title status back in October.

Before taking to the ring, Katie had shared who belts, telling fans that the fight was all about defending two hard-earned titles; both the IBF and WBA lightweight belts

Earlier in the day Katie had been gifted with a special branded vest, to mark her first fight at the Garden.

The boxer took the fight to the full ten rounds, as she dominated her opponent throughout it.

“I said from the beginning this is going to be a great showcase for the sport, it was one of the best fights in women’s boxing, it was fantastic,” the 32-year-old said after her win.