Taylor off to winning start

first_img Press Association The Bray 28-year-old cruised past Dominica’s Valerian Spicer by unanimous decision to book her place in the next round of the 60kg competition. Taylor’s Ireland team-mate Michaela Walsh also got off to a good start with a unanimous win over Sarah Joy Rae of Jamaica at 54kg. Katie Taylor made a successful start in her quest for a fifth consecutive women’s boxing world title in Jeju City, South Korea on Wednesday.center_img Walsh, who pushed Nicola Adams close in the Commonwealth Games final earlier this year, is making her World Championship debut. England’s Chantelle Cameron went out to Russia’s Sofya Ochigava – who had been beaten by Taylor in the Olympic final in 2012. last_img

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