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n Dec. 10 when Briton Anthony Joshua

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Katie Taylor, the 2012 Olympic gold medalist, will make her professional debut at Wembley Arena on Nov. 26.The Irishwoman competed at two Olympics and after the surprise of not earning a medal at Rio in August has decided to enter the paid ranks.Taylor, 30, from Bray, is also due to box at the Manchester Arena on Dec. 10 when Briton Anthony Joshua is due to defend his IBF world heavyweight title for a second time, expected to be against American Eric Molina.As well as her Olympic success, Taylor also won five world titles and six European titles in a 13-year amateur career.When I first dreamt of Olympic gold, female boxing was practically unknown, said Taylor, who lost to Finlands Mira Potkonen in the 60kg quarter-finals in Rio.Now because of my journey and the incredible supporters who came along with me, female boxing is as much part of the fabric of the Olympics as its male counterpart.Now I want to do the same for the professional sport and I hope those who have supported me along the way will come along with me. Im excited for the road ahead.Taylor is a huge star in her native Ireland and her move to professional boxing could be followed by others.I met Katie for the first time last week and was fascinated by her desire to not just win world titles but to break down the barriers of womens boxing, she is an incredible role model, said promoter Eddie Hearn.Taylor follows American Claressa Shields into professional boxing. Shields became the first American boxer to win consecutive Olympic gold medals when the 21-year-old from Flint won the middleweight tournament in Rio. She is due to make her pro debut on the undercard of the Sergey Kovalev-Andre Ward show at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Nov. 19.British flyweight Nicola Adams, another gold medal winner at the 2012 and 2016 Olympics, is also considering turning professional. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Jerseys Cheap. 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His right forearm strain chased him from Tuesdays start against the Braves after only two innings, forcing an already taxed bullpen to piece together the remainder of the game. Working off the assumption that Morrow will be less than 100 per cent, can the club run him out there on Sunday and risk another early night? Morrow didnt play catch on Wednesday and didnt throw his normally scheduled bullpen session on Thursday, electing instead for a combination of rest and treatment. Its likely the final decision will be made on Saturday. "Right now were planning to have him start but I dont know that I can say Im completely confident at this point," said general manager Alex Anthopoulos. "It doesnt look like its anything serious, but again, with Brandon, every day is so important ... There is a scenario where he would need to get moved back a few days but we wont know. Were going to wait a few days to see how he feels." Its been a disappointing season for Morrow. While his two victories put him in a second-place tie for the club lead amongst starters with Mark Buehrle and J.A. Happ - R.A. Dickeys four wins is tops entering play Thursday - his 5.63 ERA and inability to stay healthy have been drawbacks early on. Morrow missed 10 days inn early May, his start pushed back three times, with a strained back muscle.dddddddddddd The matter of his forearm strain is compounded by the pitching staffs broader health issues. Josh Johnson is out with triceps inflammation, although he was scheduled to make his final rehab start for Triple-A Buffalo on Thursday and is penciled in to pitch the Blue Jays series opener in San Francisco. Happ, recovering from a knee injury suffered when he was hit in the head by a line drive, is still more than a month away from returning. Dickeys worked through nagging soreness in his neck and while he hasnt missed a start, hes been robbed of his high-velocity knuckleball. In the bullpen, Darren Oliver and Sergio Santos are on the disabled list and Casey Janssen doesnt know until he wakes up whether his cranky shoulder will allow him to pitch that day. One could forgive Morrow if, against better judgment, he felt compelled to pitch to prop up a staff which seems to be pieced together each day. "No I dont think so," he said. "It was feeling okay through the week. I threw my bullpen and it actually felt all right, I threw a pretty good bullpen and long toss that day and it felt loose the day before. I didnt feel it playing catch. But you know the intensity level isnt the same as in the game. It was just getting that little extra on the ball that takes it from whatever it was, 85 or 86, to 93 or 94 and that makes a big difference and then getting on top of the slider was tough because when you do that you can feel the stretch along that strip of muscle." DICKEYS STRUGGLES IN ATLANTA R.A. Dickey was looking for his first career victory at Turner Field on Thursday night. In five starts in Atlanta, Dickey was 0-2 with an ERA of 7.26. Lifetime versus the Braves, Dickey is 2-5, 5.15, in 13 appearances, 10 starts. Wholesale Jerseys ' ' '

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