Josh Taylor vs. Jack Catterall II will stream  LIVE on ESPN+ in the U.S. and live on DAZN outside of the US – The event will begin at 7 p.m. UK / 2 p.m. ET with the Taylor vs. Catterall ringwalks scheduled for 10:30 p.m. UK / 5:30 p.m. ET

Josh Taylor and Jack Catterall are ready to tear each other apart again after over two years of brewing hatred, and this epic clash is happening at the First Direct Arena in Leeds on May 25. You can catch this madness live on DAZN in the UK and across the globe, and for the folks in the U.S., it’s all going down exclusively on ESPN+.

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These two have been at each other’s throats with a fiery exchange of insults since their first clash back in February 2022 in Glasgow, where Taylor managed to keep his junior welterweight world title by a hair’s breadth with a decision that had everyone screaming robbery.

That first fight was a circus, folks! Taylor got his face sliced open near the eye not once, but twice, and hit the deck in the 8th. Then, as if the chaos wasn’t enough, he got docked a point for throwing punches after the bell in the 11th. Catterall wasn’t a saint either; he got penalized for clinging on like his life depended on it in the 10th.

Despite Catterall seeming to have the upper hand for a good chunk of the fight, he ended up on the losing end, tasting defeat for the first time and leaving Taylor clinging to his belts like a kid to his candy. This decision had the fans up in arms, and the bad blood between Taylor and Catterall has been boiling over ever since. Boxing News 24 had Catterall winning the fight.

Post-fight, Taylor dropped his belts like they were hot potatoes, thanks to some mandatory fight orders, and then got his clock cleaned by Teofimo Lopez in New York. Catterall, on the other hand, bounced back by schooling Darragh Foley and sending Jorge Linares packing for retirement.

Taylor’s out there puffing his chest, saying he’s never dodged a fight, especially not from Catterall, accusing him of hitchhiking on his fame. He’s promised a thorough thrashing come May 25 and is practically giddy about it.

Catterall’s burning for revenge, sick of the constant reminders and questions about the rematch. He’s not in it for the belts; he’s out for blood, with a deep-seated loathing for Taylor and a promise to end him on fight night.

Eddie Hearn’s claiming this grudge match is what British boxing’s been dying for, with the score from their contentious first fight begging to be settled. And Bob Arum’s billing this as the ultimate showdown, with Taylor never one to back down and a roaring Leeds crowd to witness it all.

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Event Details:

  • Date: Saturday, May 25, 2024
  • Start Time (USA): 5:00 p.m. ET / 2:00 p.m. PT
  • Start Time (UK): 10:00 p.m. BST
  • Venue: First Direct Arena, Leeds, UK
  • Streaming Details: DAZN (UK) and ESPN (USA)

Taylor vs. Catterall 2 fight card

  • Josh Taylor vs. Jack Catterall; Super lightweight
  • Cheavon Clarke vs. Ellis Zorro; For the vacant British cruiserweight title
  • Paddy Donovan vs. Lewis Ritson; Welterweight
  • Gary Cully vs. Francesco Patera; Lightweight
  • Giorgio Visioli vs. Sergio Odabai; Lightweight
  • George Liddard vs. Graham McCormack; Middleweight
  • Leli Buttigieg vs. Anas Isarti; Light middleweight

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