Katie Taylor won’t be on Andy Lee fight undercard

Andy Lee will fight Billy Joe Saunders in Thomond Park in September in his world title fight ... but Katie Taylor will NOT be on the undercard
Katie Taylor will not appear on the undercard of Andy Lee’s world title fight in Thomond Park in September.

Katie Taylor will not appear on the undercard of Andy Lee’s world title fight in Thomond Park in September.

It had been previously announced that Ireland’s Olympic hero would be part of the September 19 event, but it has been confirmed this Tuesday that she will not appear.

Taylor was originally scheduled to appear at a press event in Dublin today to help promote the fight but that was postponed until tomorrow initially before then being cancelled altogether.

“Unfortunately Katie Taylor will not be appearing on the September 19th Thomond Showdown undercard,” read a statement released today.

Speaking this morning, Adam Booth commented: “We believe we did everything we could to make this event happen but unfortunately on this occasion, the outcome was not to be”

Devlin Sports issued a brief statement on behalf of Taylor.

“It is with great regret that Katie Taylor will not be taking part on the Andy Lee Undercard at Thomond Park on September 19th. We would like to wish Andy all the best.”