Katie Taylor begins professional career tonight in London

Katie Taylor with the Tricolor at her home coming in Bray (Pic.Michael Kelly)

Katie Taylor will fight her first professional fight tonight when she takes on Karina Kopinska at the Wembley arena in London.

The fight is expected to get underway at 9.30pm.

Coverage starts at 8pm on Sky Sports 2.

Kopinska is a 27 year old Polish boxer.

She has fought 24 times, and has an average record (W7, D3, L14).

Her KO rate is 8%. She’s ranked at 35 in the featherweight division, and is moving up in weight to take on Taylor.

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