Gallery: Katie Taylor's first professional fight

She beat Karina Kopinska on her debut

BY Simon Maguire 18:36 Sunday 27 November 2016, 18:36 27 Nov 2016

Ireland's Katie Taylor made her professional debut in London last night where she beat Karina Kopinska via third round stoppage. 

After leaving the amateur ranks as a five time world champion, six time European champion and Olympic gold medalist, her sights have been set on becoming a multiple weight professional champion.  

We look at some of the memorable images from a fantastic night at the SSE Arena, Wembley:

Ireland's Katie Taylor makes her way to the ring. Image: ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Ireland's Katie Taylor before her fight. Image: ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Taylor in action against Kopinska Image: ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Katie Taylor in action against Karina Kopinska. Image: ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

 Taylor in action against Kopinska. Image: ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Taylor in action against Kopinska. Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Katie Taylor celebrates her win. Image: ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Katie Taylor is declared the winner. Image: ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Ireland's Katie Taylor celebrates her win with promoter Eddie Hearn. Image: ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Eddie Hearn has big plans for Taylor. She is now due to fight in December on Anthony Joshua's undercard and is being lined up for a fight at Madison Square Garden on St. Patrick's weekend when middleweight king Gennady Golovkin is due to defend his titles.  


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