- Chantelle Cameron Upset Katie Taylor In Irish Star’s May Homecoming
- Taylor Has Activated Her Rematch Clause And Will Face Cameron Again
- The Undisputed Super Lightweight Champion Is Unhappy With The Terms Of The Rematch
Chantelle Cameron (18-0, 8 KOs) retained her undisputed super lightweight championship for the first time when she upset the P4P #1 and female boxing’s biggest star, Katie Taylor (22-0, 6 KOs) in Taylor’s Ireland homecoming this May.
Taylor immediately activated her rematch clause and Cameron has told numerous media outlets that she feels the first fight disrespected her in her capacity as the defending champion and wants very different terms in the rematch.
These demands have not been met and the pair will once again meet on Taylor’s terms, Cameron exclusively reveals to NoSmokeSport.
Chantelle Cameron Frustrated By Disrespect In Potential Rematch
Cameron wanted the chance to become a two-weight undisputed champion. Like Dmitry Bivol in the Canelo Alvarez rematch negotiations, the Northamptonian is happy to move down a weight class in the second fight to challenge for Katie Taylor’s undisputed lightweight title.
The 32-year-old also wants to fight in neutral territory after a ‘difficult’ experience in Dublin for the first fight. However, none of these requests will be met.
“Unfortunately what I’m being told is that it’s in Dublin again, and it’s for my belts again”, Cameron told NoSmokeSport, “I think it’s all gonna be on Katie’s terms”.
“I’ve got to go through the same procedure, not too happy with it because I would like a few things in my favour.”
One thing that Cameron was particularly unhappy about was ring walking second despite being the champion. Taylor had an exceptional ring walk with Cameron left waiting in the ring for almost ten minutes.
“If I’m going to go back to Dublin, I don’t know how I’m going to keep myself motivated because it wasn’t a nice environment for me.”
The Undisputed champion described at length in the interview how the hostile atmosphere and incidents around the fight week meant that neither she nor her family wished to return to Dublin.
“Last time I really just said yes to everything cause I just wanted the fight.”
“It would be nice if we could go somewhere different and have the Rematch. I would like to have it a bit more neutral.”
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