Taylor vs Carabajal: Start time, how to watch, PPV price, undercard

Katie Taylor makes her SEVENTH defence since becoming undisputed lightweight champion as she takes on Karen Elizabeth Carabajal at Wembley Arena: Everything to know ahead of the fight TONIGHT

  • Katie Taylor and Karen Elizabeth Carabajal are set to go toe-to-toe tonight
  • Taylor is making her seventh defence since becoming undisputed champion
  • The Irishwoman (21-0) will be by the best opponent Carabajal has been in with
  • Carabajal (19-0) has never fought outside of Argentina or for a world title
  • Sign up here to watch the fight on DAZN 

Katie Taylor makes her return to the ring tonight as she takes on Argentine Karen Elizabeth Carabajal at Wembley Arena.

The 36-year-old (21-0) will put her full collection of lightweight belts on the line against Carabajal – who is also unbeaten, though facing significantly lesser opposition.

Taylor is back in action following her enthralling split-decision win over Amanda Serrano earlier this year on what was an historic night for the sport, with the pound-for-pound stars becoming the first women to headline Madison Square Garden. 

Katie Taylor will make her seventh defence since becoming undisputed lightweight champion 

Though not quite Madison Square Garden, the occasion will be by far the biggest of Carabajal’s career, having never fought for a title, or indeed outside of Argentina. 

Some nine of Carabajal’s 19 opponents have had losing records, but this time it’s the 32-year-old who is the overwhelming underdog. 

With the bout now swiftly approaching, Sportsmail takes you through everything you need to know.    

The undisputed lightweight champion takes on unbeaten fighter Karen Elizabeth Carabajal

When is Katie Taylor vs Karen Elizabeth Carabajal?

The clash between Taylor and Carabajal is scheduled to take place tonight at Wembley Arena in London.

The pair are expected to walk to the ring at around 10pm for those in the UK, though that will of course depend on results beforehand. 

There is also an abundance of action on the undercard, with Jordan Gill and Kiko Martinez squaring off in the chief support, while Johnny Fisher is also on show. 

The fight, which will be a 10-round contest, will be broadcast live on DAZN. 

It will be available to stream in over 200 countries across the globe, with Australia and New Zealand the notable exceptions.

Customers will be able to stream the fight via the app on their television, console, mobile, tablet or computer device.

Sportsmail will also be covering the fight live, so you can keep up-to-date with us. 

Taylor vs Carabajal: The key stats

Katie Taylor 

Age: 36

Stance: Orthodox

Record: 21-0-0

Knockouts: 6

Rounds: 174

Debut: 2016

Karen Elizabeth Carabajal 

Age: 32

Stance: Orthodox

Record: 19-0-0

Knockouts: 2

Rounds: 113

Debut: 2013

Taylor defeated Amanda Serrano in an historic match-up at Madison Square Garden in April

The all-time great will put her full collection of lightweight belts on the line against Carabajal

Fight card in full

  • Katie Taylor vs Karen Elizabeth Carabajal – for WBA, WBC, IBF, WBO and The Ring lightweight titles
  • Jordan Gill vs Kiko Martinez 
  • Gary Cully vs Jaouad Belmehdi 
  • Mary Romero vs Ellie Scotney 
  • Mickey Ellison vs Thomas Whittaker 
  • Hart John Hedges vs Ales Makovec 
  • Jordan Reynolds vs Jose Manuel Lopez Clavero 
  • Johnny Fisher vs Dominik Musil 
  • Maisie Rose Courtney vs Judit Hachbold 

What’s been said?

Taylor, who turned pro in 2016 having won Olympic gold four years prior, insists it will be special to return to Wembley Arena, where she made her debut.  

‘It’s hard to believe it’s been almost six years since I made my pro debut there so it’s great to go back now and headline,’ she said. 

‘It’s been an amazing journey so far but there are still lots of great fights out there for me and I’m excited about what’s still to come.’ 

Carabajal, meanwhile, assures she’s not just here to take part, but to take the belts back home with her.  

‘I was very happy when I received the offer to challenge Katie,’ said Carabajal. ‘The hard work has paid off. 

‘I’m not thinking for a second about giving Katie a win. All the belts will come back to Argentina with me!’ 

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