Katie Taylor has been named Sky Sports "Sportswoman of the Month" for November

She claimed 48% of the public vote

BY Simon Maguire 14:04 Thursday 8 December 2016, 14:04 8 Dec 2016

Ireland's Katie Taylor in action against Karina Kopinska of Poland Image: ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Ireland's Katie Taylor has been voted Sky Sports "Sportswoman of the month" after winning the public vote for November's prize.

She claimed 48% of the vote, finishing ahead of England rugby prop Rochelle Clark (27%) and England cricket all-rounder Nat Sciver (15%).

Taylor made her professional debut against Karina Kopinska at the SSE Arena in Wembley.

The former five time world amateur champion and 2012 Olympic gold medalist made short work of her Polish opponent.

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

Taylor's relentless attack resulted in a 3rd round stoppage to give her an impressive on her debut in the paid ranks.

The Bray native is due to make her second professional fight this weekend when she takes on Viviane Obenhauf on the undercard of Anthony Joshua's IBF heavyweight title defence against Eric Molina. 


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