Delfine Persoon limbers up for Madison Square Garden fight

On Saturday night Belgium's Delfine Persoon fights the bout of her life.  Belgian boxing champ Persoon hopes to see off Ireland’s Katie Taylor at the boxing Valhalla of Madison Square Garden in New York.

On Friday the two world class boxers limbered up for the fight eyeing each other at the weigh in.  Observers noted that the two women eyed each other with respect and even shook hands.

To clinch the light weight title the two women have to stay under 61.235 kg.  Katie Taylor weighed in at 61.054 kg just under the key weight while Persoon had greater leeway weighing in at 59.239 kg.

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