Josh Taylor is ready to show the world what he can do when the undisputed light-welterweight champion puts his titles on the line against Jack Catterall. Inside the OVO Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland, on Feb. 26, Taylor will face Catterall for the WBA, WBC, IBF, WBO, and The Ring light-welterweight titles.
A 2014 Commonwealth Games gold medalist, Taylor made his pro debut in 2015. Taylor won the Commonwealth light-welterweight title in 2016, and the WBC Silver light-welterweight title in 2017. Defending the Silver title four times, Taylor would compete in the World Boxing Super Series light-welterweight tournament. He beat Ryan Martin, Ivan Baranchyk, and Regis Prograis to become the undisputed champion.
A junior taekwondo champion, Taylor has defended his status as undisputed champion twice. His last fight was a unanimous decision win over Jose Ramirez in May.
Catterall made his pro debut in 2012. A WBO Inter-Continental light-welterweight champion, Catterall won the British light-welterweight title in 2018. He emerged as a top contender in the light-welterweight division by beating the likes of Oscar Amador, Timo Schwarzkopf, and Avderrazak Houya. The Houya fight was in November 2020.
Taylor and Catterall were supposed to fight one another in December, but Taylor had to back out after suffering an injury.
Sporting News has all the information you need to watch the Josh Taylor vs. Jack Catterall fight card.
When is the Josh Taylor vs. Jack Catterall fight?
- Date: Saturday, February 26
- Main card: 2 p.m. ET
- Taylor vs. Catterall: 5:15 p.m. ET (approximately)
Josh Taylor vs. Jack Catterall takes place on February 26. The main card is expected to start at 2 p.m. ET, with Taylor and Catterall entering the ring around 5:15 p.m. ET, depending on how long the undercard fights are.
How to watch Josh Taylor vs. Jack Catterall
- ESPN+, Sky Sports
Fans in the United States can watch Josh Taylor vs. Jack Catterall on ESPN+. Those over in the U.K. can watch the fight via Sky Sports.
Fans in Canada can watch Khan vs. Brook via FuboTV, as well as Bell, Rogers, Shaw, SaskTel, Videotron, Telus, and Eastlink.
How much does Josh Taylor vs. Jack Catterall cost?
Fans can watch the fight on ESPN+ for $6.99 a month (or $69.99 per year).
|ESPN+ Monthly Subscription||$6.99/month|
|ESPN+ Annual Subscription||$69.99/year|
|The Disney Bundle w/Hulu Ad-Supported||$19.99/month|
|The Disney Bundle w/Hulu No-Ads||$13.99/month|
Where is Taylor vs. Catterall taking place?
Josh Taylor vs. Jack Catterall will be taking place inside the OVO Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland.
Taylor vs. Catterall odds
According to the FanDuel Sportsbook, Jack Catterall is the +720 underdog, meaning a $100 wager will result in a $720 profit. By wagering around $139, you can win an even $1,000. Taylor is a massive -1350 favorite, meaning a $100 wager will win you about $7.41. You would win $100 by betting $1,350.
Josh Taylor record and bio
- Nationality: Scottish
- Born: January 2, 1991
- Height: 5-10
- Reach: 69.5
- Record: 18-0 with 13 wins via knockout
Jack Catterall record and bio
- Nationality: English
- Born: July 1, 1993
- Height: 6-7
- Reach: 67 inches
- Record: 26-0 with 13 wins via knockout
Josh Taylor vs. Jack Catterall fight card
- Josh Taylor (c) vs. Jack Catterall for the WBA, WBC, IBF, WBO, and The Ring light-welterweight titles
- Robeisy Ramirez vs. Eric Donovan; Featherweights
- Nick Campbell vs. Jay McFarlene; Heavyweights
- Cori Gibbs vs. Carlos Perez; Super-Lightweights
- Ebonie Jones vs. Effy Kathopouli; Featherweights
- Scott Forrest vs. Erik Nazaryan; Heavyweights
- Kurt Walker vs. Jaroslav Hriadel; Featherweights
- Paddy Donovan vs. Miroslav Serban; Welterweights
- Kieran Molloy vs. Damian Esquisabel; Super-Welterweights
- Mark McKeown vs. Laszlo Szoke; Featherweights
- Craig MacIntyre vs. Alexey Tukhtarov; Super-Lightweights