Taylor named Ambassador WBA

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Taylor named Ambassador WBA
Taylor named Ambassador WBA. Photo: Tommy Dickson

Katie Taylor was named Ambassador of Boxing in the World by the president of the World Boxing Association (WBA) Gilberto Jesus Mendoza. In a letter sent by the top leader of the organization, he gave recognition to the Irish fighter, who last week defended his lightweight crown for the seventh time. In exercising its powers and with the endorsement of the entire AMB board, Mendoza decided on the appointment of Taylor, thanks to its values, discipline and perseverance.

An ambassador of the WBA is an exemplary athlete, who works for the development and progress of boxing, as well as serving as a source of inspiration for others.

All these qualities are met by Katie, one of the best fighters in the world today. The president of the agency said that today’s youth seeks to follow in the footsteps of people like Taylor, in a letter sent to the boxer; In addition, he noted that it is a great honor for both the agency and for him, to have a champion of such magnitude.

Taylor maintains an undefeated career and her discipline has led her to be an Olympic medalist and world champion. He has a beautiful boxing and is considered a great person above his ability as an athlete.


WBA Ratings movements as of May 2019

WBA Ratings movements as of May 2019



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