Katie Taylor fans go CRAZY over undisputed title fight with Persoon - 'This is a war!'
Taylor started the fight well but it soon descend into an all-out war through the middle rounds of the bout.She already has the WBA, WBO and IBF world titles but is looking for Persoon’s WBC strap.Persoon’s left eye began to swell horrifically in the eighth round as Taylor began to attack the injured area.Taylor ultimately the bout 95-95, 96-94, 96-94 in a majority decision.
And fans on Twitter went absolutely crazy over the scrap they were witnessing at Madison Square Garden in New York.One said: “Katie Taylor and Delfine Persoon are engaged in an absolute war midway through their lightweight unification bout. This is wild stuff. #JoshuaRuiz.”Another went with: “Not a huge fan of women's boxing but Katie Taylor's timing is superb, this is a good fight #KatieTaylor.”A third said: “What a scrap this Katie Taylor fight is!! Wow, think I’m warming to women’s boxing u know!”
One wrote: “The Irish is coming out of Katie Taylor tonight. Looking to brawl in the 5th round.”One simply explained: “Katie Taylor is in a fight!”Another one tweeted: “Wowza!! This Katie Taylor fight is one of the best scraps ever. Mon the Katie!! #JoshuaRuizJr.”One tweeted: “Slug fest this #JOSHUAVSRUIZ #KatieTaylor.”
Another said: “This Katie Taylor fight might be one of the most exciting fights I’ve seen in a while.”One noted: “Best fight of the night #KatieTaylor #DelfinePersoon #Boxing.”Lastly, another wrote: “This Katie Taylor fight is a war sheesh.”