Irish team at the AIBA world champs PIC via IABA.ieThe AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships continue in Korea this week with some great fights popping up all over the internet.
It used to be that women’s boxing existed in a shadowy corner of said internet. But add the influence of the London Olympics and the reach of social media networks like Twitter together and you get pretty decent coverage.
In Ireland we’re lucky in having Katie Taylor going for her fifth title, and three other great battlers in Michaela Walsh, Joanne Lamb and Claire Grace.
Walsh’s Twitter feed has carried her raw feelings out to fans, no filter.
She started with this: “Weigh in on Sunday for World Championships! Can’t come quick enough I hate all this waiting about I just wanna get in and fight!!