20
Aug
2019

Katie Taylor fights for vacant WBA title: Full weights / running order for Cardiff

Joshua v Takam 27/10/2017

Katie Taylor will fight for the vacant WBA lightweight title after opponent Anahi Sanchez failed to make the limit successfully.

The talented Irishwoman bids to win a first world championship on the undercard of Anthony Joshua’s heavyweight clash with Carlos Takam on the back of a standout amateur career.

FULL RUNNING ORDER AND WEIGHTS FOR JOSHUA VS. TAKAM

Doors Open – 17:00

17:05 | 6 x 3 mins Cruiserweight contest
LAWRENCE OKOLIE v ADAM WILLIAMS
(Hackney) (Manchester)

Followed by

6 x 3 mins Light-Heavyweight contest
JOSHUA BUATSI v SAIDOU SALL
(Croydon) (France)

Followed by

18:05 | 12 x 3 mins British Light-Heavyweight Championship
FRANK BUGLIONI 12st 6 ½ lbs v CRAIG RICHARDS 12st 5lbs
(Winchmore Hill) (Crystal Palace)

Followed by

12 x 3 mins WBA Super-Flyweight Championship
KAL YAFAI 8st 2 ½ lbs v SHO ISHIDA 8st 2 ½ lbs
(Birmingham) (Osaka, Japan)

WEIGHIN YAFAI ISHIDA1

Followed by

10 x 2 mins WBA Lightweight World Championship
ANAHI SANCHEZ 9st 10lbs* v KATIE TAYLOR 9st 8 ½ lbs
(Argentina) (Bray)

*Sanchez failed to make the weight – the WBA World Lightweight title is vacant tomorrow night and only Taylor can win the belt.

Followed by

12 x 3 mins WBC Silver Heavyweight Championship
DILLIAN WHYTE 17st 9 ½ lbs v ROBERT HELENIUS 17st 10 ½ lbs
(Brixton) (Finland)

WEIGHIN WHYTE HELENIUS1

Followed by

12 x 3 mins IBF, WBA & IBO Heavyweight Championship
ANTHONY JOSHUA 18st 2lbs v CARLOS TAKAM 16st 11 ½ lbs
(Watford) (France)

FLOAT | 8 x 3 mins Lightweight contest
JOE CORDINA 9st 8 ½ lbs v LESTER CANTILLANO 9st 6lbs
(Cardiff) (Barcelona)

FLOAT | 6 x 3 Heavyweight contest
DAVE ALLEN v SCOTT SAWARD
(Conisborough) (Erith)

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