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Josh Taylor v Jack Catterall 2: Fight date, ring walk time, undercard, how to watch & betting odds

Everything you need to know as Josh Taylor and Jack Catterall get set to reacquaint themselves inside the ring in a hugely-anticipated rematch on Saturday 25th May.

Josh Taylor v Jack Catterall

Scotsman Josh Taylor was awarded a controversial points victory over Chorley fighter Jack Catterall when the pair last met in Glasgow in February 2022, with the Tartan Tornado retaining his undisputed super-lightweight titles.

Given the contentious nature of the result of this first bout, in which Catterall floored Taylor in the eighth round, there has been talk of a rematch ever since, with the two boxers initially set to fight again in March of last year before the Scot sustained a foot injury in camp.

The rematch was then set for 27th April in Leeds, but another Taylor withdrawal - due to an eye injury - means we have had to wait another month.

Taylor will go into Saturday night's fight off the back of his first professional defeat against American Teofimo Lopez in June 2023, whilst Catterall is on a two-fight win streak since his loss to his Scottish rival having defeated Darragh Foley and Jorge Linares last year.

Here's everything you need to know ahead of the showdown... 

Josh Taylor v Jack Catterall 2 - All You Need To Know


Josh Taylor v Jack Catterall 2 - Date

The rematch between Josh Taylor and Jack Catterall will take place on Saturday 25th May 2024, after the proposed date of 27th April had to be put back due to an injury to Taylor.

Josh Taylor v Jack Catterall 2 - Time

The two fighters are expected to make their ringwalks at around 22:00 (BST), with the mammoth rematch set for an approximate 22:20 (BST) start.

Josh Taylor v Jack Catterall 2 - Location and venue

Josh Taylor v Jack Catterall 2 will take place at the First Direct Arena in Leeds.

Leeds-based two-time featherweight world champion Josh Warrington has fought at this venue on eight occasions in the past, whilst the purpose-built arena also plays hosts to live music events and the Premier League Darts.

Josh Taylor v Jack Catterall 2 - TV Channel & how to watch

The rematch between Josh Taylor and Jack Catterall will be streamed live on DAZN to customers in the UK, with the televised undercard action getting underway from 19:00 (BST)

Are there any belts on the line for Josh Taylor v Jack Catterall 2?

A former undisputed super-lightweight champion, having held the WBA, WBC IBF, WBO and The Ring titles, Josh Taylor no longer possesses any titles following his defeat to Teofimo Lopez last year.

This means no belts will be up for grabs when Taylor rematches Catterall, but a victory for either highly-rated fighter would propel them firmly into the world title picture.

Josh Taylor v Jack Catterall 2 - Odds

There's nothing to split the two fighters during fight week, with with of the two priced up at 10/11 to win the fight.

At 7/2, Catterall appears the more likely to win the fight by stoppage, with Taylor the 15/8 favourite to triumph via decision if we do see the full 12 rounds.

Josh Taylor's record

19-1 (13 KOs)

Josh Taylor has a professional boxing record of 19-2.

Winning a gold medal for Scotland at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Taylor made a rapid rise in the professional ranks and won the Commonwealth light-welterweight title in just his seventh pro bout against Englishman Dave Ryan in October 2016.

The Tartan Tornado won his first world title - the IBF light-welterweight title - when defeating Ivan Baranchyk in Glasgow in the quarter-finals of the World Boxing Super Series in May 2019.

The Scotsman would then become unified world champion by beating Regis Prograis in the Super Series final at the O2 Arena in London in October 2019, adding the WBA and The Ring titles to his IBF strap.

In May 2021, Taylor became the first British fighter to become an undisputed world champion in the four-belt era after earning a unanimous points victory over WBC and WBO champion Jose Ramirez in Las Vegas.

The Prestonpans fighter then faced mandatory challenger Jack Catterall in his first defence of his undisputed status, with Taylor declared the winner of a gruelling contest in very controversial circumstances.

33-year-old Taylor was handed his first professional defeat in June 2023 by American Teofimo Lopez in a one-sided contest in New York City, relinquishing his remaining WBO and The Ring light-welterweight titles in the process.

Jack Catterall's record

28-1 (13 KOs)

Born in Chorley, Lancashire, 30-year-old Jack Catterall won his first professional title in his ninth pro bout, beating Nathan Brough via TKO in the second round to collect the vacant Central Area light-welterweight title in 2014.

El Gato won the vacant WBO European light-welterweight title and vacant WBO Inter-Continental light welterweight title in his next two bouts against Tom Stalker and Cesar David Inalef.

Catterall retained his WBO Inter-Continental title on six occasions before becoming British champion against Tyrone Nurse at the First Direct Arena in Leeds in October 2017.

The Chorley fighter proceeded to win his next seven fights, including a unanimous points victory over domestic rival Ohara Davies in October 2018, to set up a shot at the undisputed light-welterweight titles against fellow undefeated boxer Josh Taylor.

A big underdog going into this undisputed clash, Catterall delivered a brilliant performance in Glasgow, dropping Taylor in the eighth round, before losing out on the judges scorecards in a hugely controversial decision.

Since this first meeting with Taylor in February 2022, Catterall has won his two subsequent fights against Darragh Foley and Jorge Linares.

Josh Taylor v Jack Catterall 2 - Undercard

  • Josh Taylor v Jack Catterall (Super-lightweight)
  • Cheavon Clarke v Ellis Zorro (Cruiserweight bout)
  • Paddy Donovan v Lewis Ritson (Welterweight bout)
  • Gary Cully v Francesco Patera (Lightweight bout)
Josh Taylor v Jack Catterall

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