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LIVE BLOG Katie Taylor and Muhammad Ali start their Olympic campaigns

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A heavyweight who fought like a welterweight The Courier Journal/USA Today Sports
John Dennen is ringside at Riocentro for day 10 of the Olympic boxing tournament featuring opening contests for Muhammad Ali and Katie Taylor

KATIE TAYLOR is one of Ireland’s best hopes for gold at these Olympics. But she is in the unaccustomed position of having suffered two defeats this year. Her first bout at Rio 2016 comes against Finland’s Mira Potkonen, a familiar opponent. Britain’s Muhammad Ali starts his Olympic campaign against Venezuelan flyweight Yoel Segundo Finol.

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