Taylor vs Catterall undercard: Robeisy Ramirez faces Eric Donovan live from Glasgow, plus more

Josh Taylor defends his undisputed junior welterweight title against Jack Catterall live from OVO Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland on Saturday, February 26. A number of undercard bout have recently announced, including a ten-round featherweight matchup between Robeisy Ramirez and Eric Donovan. Advertisements “Ever since that shocking loss in his professional debut, Robeisy Ramirez has shown…

Josh Taylor defends his undisputed junior welterweight title in opposition to Jack Catterall reside from OVO Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland on Saturday, February 26. Moderately about a undercard bout acquire no longer too lengthy in the past announced, along side a ten-round featherweight matchup between Robeisy Ramirez and Eric Donovan.


“Ever since that unpleasant loss in his unswerving debut, Robeisy Ramirez has proven why he modified into among the cease warring parties from the 2016 Rio Olympics,” said Top Abominable chairman Bob Arum. “Robeisy fought all around the build the enviornment at some stage in his newbie profession, and we’re extremely cheerful that he shall be in a train to showcase his abilities for the Scottish followers.”

Boxing followers can explore Taylor vs Catterall reside toddle on ESPN+ in the US and Sky Sports activities in the United Kingdom. Global reside toddle, along side Australia, is anticipated on FITE TV – discipline to confirmation.

Robeisy Ramirez vs Eric Donovan

Ramirez (8-1, 4 KOs) will not be any stranger to combating on British soil. At the 2012 London Olympics, he unnerved the flyweight discipline as a 16-1 underdog to steal gold. Ramirez won a 2nd gold medal on the 2016 Rio Olympics and defected from Cuba in July 2018. Following a split resolution defeat to Adan Gonzales in his August 2019 unswerving debut, Ramirez has won eight straight fights, along side a shutout resolution steal over Gonzales of their 2020 rematch. Ramirez shined on the Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder III undercard final October, dominating the previously unbeaten Orlando Gonzalez over 10 rounds.

Donovan (14-1, 8 KOs), a one-time Irish newbie vital particular person from Athy, has won two fights since an August 2020 TKO loss to Zelfa Barrett.

Ramirez said, “Ever since I won my first Olympic gold medal in London, I’ve wanted to fight again on this segment of the enviornment. Scottish followers are extremely passionate, and I’m in a position to’t wait to construct on a immense level to for them in front of a sold-out enviornment. My opponent is a troublesome Irishman, and I shall be at my very most efficient to realize support out victorious.”

In assorted Taylor vs Catterall undercard bouts


Chop Campbell (4-0, 4 KOs) and Jay McFarlane (12-5, 5 KOs) will collide in a championship bout with a vacant Scottish heavyweight title on the line.

A pair of Top Abominable-signed potentialities will form their respective unswerving debuts in six-rounders. Featherweight Kurt Walker won bronze on the 2017 European Championships, silver on the 2018 Commonwealth Video games, and gold on the 2018 EU Championships and 2019 European Video games. Walker, who represented Eire final summer season on the Tokyo Olympics, lost to Top Abominable stablemate Duke Ragan in a hotly contested quarterfinal bout. Junior middleweight Kieran Molloy, from Galway Eire, won 11 national newbie titles and earned a bronze medal on the 2018 EU Championships in Valladolid, Spain.

Top Abominable-signed welterweight Paddy Donovan (7-0, 5 KOs) from Limerick, Eire, returns to trek in a six-rounder. Donovan is coming off final August’s first-round knockout over Jose Luis Castillo.

BOXXER Sequence junior welterweight winner Cori Gibbs (16-0, 3 KOs) will commence up his new promotional deal in an eight-rounder.

Ebonie Jones (1-0) has her 2nd unswerving fight in opposition to Effy Kathopouli over six rounds at junior featherweight. Portsmouth’s Jones, a faded Team GB standout newbie and HGV driver in the British Military, made her unswerving debut final October with a aspects steal over Vaida Masiokaite.

Edinburgh cruiserweight Scott Forrest sets out on his unswerving toddle when he makes his unswerving debut in a six-round contest. Born in South Africa, Forrest relocated to Forth, Scotland, as a 5-365 days-worn. He competed on the 2014 and 2018 Commonwealth Video games and has sparred faded heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua.

Taylor vs Catterall fight card

The new Taylor vs Catterall fight card may presumably well perchance also even be chanced on below. The finalized lineup is anticipated to be announced in the arriving weeks.

  • Josh Taylor vs. Jack Catterall, 12 rounds, junior welterweight – Taylor’s undisputed junior welterweight title
  • Robeisy Ramirez vs. Eric Donovan, 10 rounds, featherweight
  • Chop Campbell vs. Jay McFarlane, 10 rounds, heavyweight – vacant Scottish heavyweight title
  • Kurt Walker vs. TBA, 6 rounds, featherweight
  • Kieran Molloy vs. TBA, 6 rounds, featherweight
  • Paddy Donovan vs. TBA, 6 rounds, welterweight
  • Cori Gibbs vs. TBA, 8 rounds, junior welterweight
  • Ebonie Jones vs. Effy Kathopouli, 6 rounds, junior featherweight
  • Scott Forrest vs. TBA, 6 rounds, cruiserweight