Everything You Need To Know About Josh Taylor Vs Jack Catterall

Here's everything you need to know ahead of a historic night in Glasgow this weekend
10:58, 21 Feb 2022

Josh Taylor will be making history this weekend in Glasgow, when he becomes the first time undisputed champion of the modern era to defend his titles in Scotland.

Originally scheduled for December, The Tartan Tornado will finally defend his undisputed super-lightweight crown when he takes on Chorley’s Jack Catterall. Here’s everything you need to know about a fascinating clash between Auld Enemies Scotland and England in the ring on Saturday night.

Where: OVO Hydro Arena, Glasgow

When: Saturday, February 26th. The event begins at 7pm with ring walks for Taylor vs Catterall due around 10:30pm.

How To Watch: Sky Sports Action 

Tale of the Tape:

Taylor

Age: 31

Nickname: Tartan Tornado

Place Of Birth: Edinburgh

Record: 18-0 (13)

Reach: 69½’’ 

Height: 5’10’’

Stance: Southpaw

Last Fight:

Taylor put in a career best performance in Las Vegas last May to beat Jose Ramirez and add the WBC and WBO titles to his collection, becoming the first British boxer in the four-belt era to be recognised by each of the world governing bodies.

Josh Taylor
Josh Taylor

Catterall

Age: 28

Nickname: El Gato

Place Of Birth: Chorley

Record: 26-0 (13)

Reach: 67’’

Height: 5’7’’

Stance: Southpaw

Last Fight:

El Gato has spent a little more time out of the ring than his weekend opponent, having last fought in November 2020. CAtterall set up a showdown with Taylor by outpointing  Abderrazak Houya on the Daniel Dubois vs Joe Joyce undercard in Westminster.

What They Say:

Taylor

"I've got a lot of respect for Jack, but he will come up short. He will taste his first defeat as a professional. He's a good fighter. He just isn't as good as I am.” [Sky Sports]

Catterall

"I beat Josh by listening to instructions, doing the stuff that we've worked on since the very start of my career. Using everything I've learned over the years, and executing it." [Sky Sports]

Undercard:

Josh Taylor vs Jack Catterall

Robeisy Ramirez vs Eric Donovan

Nick Campbell vs Jay McFarlane

Cori Gibbs vs Carlos Perez

Ebonie Jones vs TBC

Scott Forrest vs TBC

Kurt Walker vs TBC

Paddy Donovan vs TBC

Kieran Molloy vs TBC

Mark McKeown vs TBC

Craig McIntyre vs TBC

Betfred Odds:

Taylor: 1/14

Draw: 18/1

Catterall: 17/2

Betfred Taylor vs Catterall Betting*

*18+ | BeGambleAware | Odds Subject To Change

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