Katie Taylor vs Delfine Persoon 2 is tonight, keep on Sky Sports activities actions Area Office

Katie Taylor can clear up any controversy in a world title rematch with Delfine Persoon, nonetheless will the Irish star emerge victorious? The Panel make their predictions…

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Taylor edged out Persoon in a hotly-disputed components win in New York last June and the undisputed world lightweight titles are as soon as extra at stake of their second battle on tonight’s Dillian Whyte-Alexander Povetkin bill, keep on Sky Sports activities actions Area Office.

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Taylor says she is ‘itching’ to get once more into the ring for Persoon rematch

Taylor says she is ‘itching’ to get once more into the ring for Persoon rematch

Our panel of consultants have given their verdict on whether or not or not Taylor-Persoon 2 will doubtless be repeat or revenge.

Natasha Jonas

People are learning an extreme quantity of into Delfine Persoon’s newest newbie defeat [Olympic qualifiers], nonetheless this isn’t the amateurs. I anticipate it’s exactly like the first battle, nonetheless I merely suppose Katie will cope with it larger.

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Katie was drawn into her kind of battle, nonetheless she’ll preserve her cool larger inside the rematch and follow what she’s good at. I do not likely really feel that she’ll defeat Persoon by knockout. She might overwhelm her with photos, nonetheless I merely don’t see the stoppage. Persoon is such a difficult girl. I really feel Katie will win on components.

Carl Froch

I had Katie Taylor dropping the first one, in a very shut battle, nonetheless inside the rematch I really feel she’ll make the required modifications. She’s acquired the ability and talent, whereas I don’t suppose Persoon can do something completely completely different.

Taylor can win it convincingly, nonetheless she have to be affected particular person and subject to a recreation plan. She’s acquired larger than adequate potential to do it.

Carl Froch

Taylor can win it convincingly, nonetheless she have to be affected particular person and subject to a recreation plan. She’s acquired larger than adequate potential to do it. Taylor will win on components, she’s not going to stop Persoon.

Johnny Nelson

Katie goes to ought to chunk down on the gumshield, because of Persoon is not going to go in there contemplating she’s going to win, she’ll go in there understanding she’s going to win.

Persoon’s kind is so awkward, so aggressive, so unpredictable and unorthodox.

Johnny Nelson

Taylor should dig deep and it’ll be a really highly effective night. She’ll ought to outwork her. Persoon’s kind is so awkward, so aggressive, so unpredictable and unorthodox. That’s what made it onerous work for Katie, nonetheless I really feel Taylor wins on components.

Matthew Macklin

There’s additional expectation on the battle, on account of how epic the first one was and as a result of controversy. Katie Taylor is a consummate expert, nonetheless there could also be an added motivation on this battle.

First time, she let her coronary coronary heart rule her head. This time she’ll let her head rule her coronary coronary heart.

Matthew Macklin on Katie Taylor

I really feel Katie will win additional decisively. She’s going to subject additional intelligently and follow a recreation plan and win a clear components selection.

First time, she let her coronary coronary heart rule her head. This time she’ll let her head rule her coronary coronary heart.

Tony Bellew

I’m one in every of many few that thought Katie Taylor obtained the first battle. It was very shut, nonetheless the upper work bought right here from Taylor. Positive, Persoon did significantly better than anyone anticipated. Does that indicate she obtained the battle? Fully not.

Persoon is difficult, she really is, nonetheless Taylor might have realized the teachings and gained’t battle up shut lots.

Tony Bellew

Taylor had the upper photos all by. Positive, she’s going to get outworked within the path of the tip of the battle, nonetheless she’s executed adequate inside the first half.

Taylor will win as soon as extra on components inside the rematch, nonetheless will most likely be very convincing on this occasion. Persoon is difficult, she really is, nonetheless Taylor might have realized the teachings and gained’t battle up shut lots. She’ll subject from range and use that wonderful footwork and that may end up in a unanimous selection.

Andy Clarke

Persoon is relentless, so there’ll always be judges who give her components for that. The reason people thought she obtained the first battle was because of she saved on coming forward and had the bigger moments. I had it a draw and I was fully clear on it.

I’m really glad that she’s acquired the prospect for the rematch, because of she positively, positively deserves it.

Andy Clarke on Delfine Persoon

I’m not sure that Persoon can do one thing completely completely different, whereas Taylor positively can. I really feel that was Persoon’s chance, that first one and I’m really glad that she’s acquired the prospect for the rematch, because of she positively, positively deserves it.

Nevertheless I merely are inclined to suppose that Taylor should have realized adequate from the first one and has adequate in her locker to adapt and make it a greater night’s work. Taylor wins on components. Will most likely be fairly clear, probably 97-93.

Spencer Oliver

It could be one different highly effective battle. Varieties make fights and these two merely gel. Persoon comes forward, whereas Taylor likes to battle in spurts, and Persoon took her out of her comfort zone.

Persoon is a difficult character who will merely preserve pushing.

Spencer Oliver

Taylor would possibly need to regulate and subject her resolution to a components victory, nonetheless it isn’t going to be easy. Persoon is a difficult character who will merely preserve pushing, nonetheless Taylor will doubtless be smarter and use her boxing thoughts to win a great and exhausting selection.

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