Josh Taylor and Jack Catterall contested between undisputed light-welterweight champion on 26 February 2022, at the OVO Hydro in Glasgow. Southpaw Taylor (18-0, 13 knockouts) last fought in May, when he outpointed Jose Carlos Ramirez. Here’s everything you need to know about Josh Taylor vs Jack Catterall live streams. Taylor (18-0, 13 KO) has to handle business against WBO mandatory challenger Catterall (26-0, 13 KO). Taylor said of Catterall, “Jack Catterall was decent enough to let me do this fight first. He’s been mandatory for some time. He agreed to step aside to let this fight happen. You can see his point, there’s method in his madness. If that fight’s next, he’s got the chance to become undisputed champion. He’s made a good choice.
Josh Taylor and Jack Catterall Fight Time
Date: Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022
Fight Time: 2 pm ET
Venue: OVO Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland
TV Channel: ESPN+ (US), Sky Sports (UK)
Coverage anywhere: Fightpass
Josh Taylor vs Jack Catterall Fight Preview
Catterall last competed in November 2020, beating Abderrazak Houya via decision, and he now stands between Taylor and some potentially star-making match-ups for the Scot. In January 2019, Catterall was installed as the number one challenger to WBO champion Maurice Hooker. After Hooker lost his title in a unification fight against WBC champion José Ramírez in July, the WBO ordered Ramírez to face Catterall in a mandatory defence. However, the WBC also ordered Ramírez to face their mandatory challenger, Viktor Postol. Ramírez chose to fight Postol with the agreement that the winner face Catterall next.
Taylor delivered a shocking execution on his last trip in Las Vegas last May, two times thumping down the beforehand unbeaten Jose Ramirez to add the WBC and WBO super-lightweight belts to the WBA, IBF and The Ring titles he previously held. Lancashire’s Catterall is an ex-British and Inter-Continental hero who likes his possibilities springing a huge bombshell in this postponed title challenge on hostile area at the OVO Hydro, however will probably confront an exceptionally extreme night to be sure in a clash of the southpaws.
A more mature 31-years old, Taylor came on the professional scene in 2015 and simply overpowered his opponents. He knocked out his first seven opponents, all in his first two years. After taking the division’s Commonwealth and Silver titles in 2017 and 2018, Taylor earned his first major world title shot in 2019. Against Ivan Baranchyk for the IBF World Super Lightweight Championship, he took the fight by unanimous decision. It took just three more fights to bring Taylor to where he is now, the last champion standing. While the legend of Taylor has grown, Catterall has to feel that he himself is just getting started. Taking down the unified champion and taking all of the belts wouldn’t be a bad chapter in that book. Catterall’s last fight was in November of 2020, a points victory in a standard bout against Abderrazak Houya. He’s ready to put pen back to paper and resume his tale.
How to Watch Josh Taylor vs Jack Catterall Full Fight Tonight
The Fight show Tonight will stream live on ESPN+ at 2 pm ET for those in the United States, with the action airing on Sky Sports in the United Kingdom. Annual ESPN+ subscription for $99.98. That subscription will renew at $69.99 for your second year. Fans in Canada can watch Josh Taylor vs Jack Catterall via Fightpass, as well as Bell, Rogers, Shaw, SaskTel, Videotron, Telus, and Eastlink.
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How to watch Josh Taylor vs. Jack Catterall Live In UK
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Josh Taylor vs Jack Catterall Fight Online Without Cable
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Taylor and Catterall said?
Josh Taylor said: “I’m gutted I won’t be able to defend my title on December 18 as originally planned, but I wanted to make sure I was 100 percent healthy to give my incredible fans the show they deserve.
“This homecoming has been a long time in the making, and it will be worth the wait. I will see everyone on February 26.”
Jack Catterall said: “Everything happens for a reason! I am gutted not just for me but for everyone who had planned to go.
“I will remain professional and continue working for the new date. 2022, I will be world champion.
“Obstacles like this are nothing new for me. I will turn the frustration into positive energy.”
Top Rank’s Bob Arum said: “It’s going to take a couple months longer than expected, but rest assured, Josh Taylor’s homecoming will happen February 26, and it will be one of the biggest boxing events ever on Scottish soil.”