Taylor vs Catterall Rematch: Long-Awaited Grudge Fight Set For April 27 In Leeds

Taylor vs Catterall Rematch: Long-Awaited Grudge Fight Set For April 27 In Leeds

  • Josh Taylor and Jack Catterall will finally end their bitter rivalry
  • The pair will meet on April 27 in Leeds, England live on DAZN
  • Taylor vs Catterall rematch will be contested at 140 pounds

Josh Taylor and Jack Catterall will finally end their bitter feud which was ignited by Taylor’s controversial split decision win over Catterall in their first encounter in Feb 2022.

The pair will reportedly meet at a 140-pound catchweight in a clash that will take place on Saturday, April 27 in Leeds, England, per ESPN.

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NoSmokeSport.com understands that the fight will be televised on DAZN worldwide (outside the US) including in the UK, where the card will be available on regular subscription (non-PPV). In the US, the fight will stream live on ESPN +.

History Behind Taylor vs Catterall Rematch

Catterall went into the first contest as a big underdog, given little chance by most fans and even though Taylor’s performance was subpar, there was no doubt that Catterall stepped up many levels that night and proved himself to be in the elite mix at 140.

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Most felt that Catterall had done enough to dethrone Taylor of his undisputed championship, but a heavily criticised split decision went in the favour of the Scotsman.

2 years on and with another defeat for Taylor, and two wins for Catterall, points decisions over Foley and Linares respectively; the pair will finally run it back.

By Darshan Desai

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