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McCaskill vs. Price tonight in Cardiff

Jessica McCaskill (12-3-1) will face local favorite Lauren Price (6-0) on Saturday night (May 11) in Cardiff, Wales for IBO And WBA welterweight titles.

McCaskill will look to get one thing that is missing in her career, a win on foreign soil.

WBA champion has three defeats on her record, two of which came against Katie Taylor and Chantelle Cameron in London and Abu Dhabi, respectively.

“As far as the electric crowd I am here for it. I’m going to use that energy. I’m very excited,” McCaskill told ESPN. “I don’t mind being away from home. I think traveling is something that I’m used to. … But [traveling] to another country there’s a big difference. Mentally it’s not something that bothers me but there are things that you have to accommodate for. The timings and things like that. I’m looking forward to this being the big ‘W’ that I bring home from another country.”

The fight against Price (6-0 1 KO) presents a good opportunity for McCaskill to get back to winning ways. A split draw with Sandy Ryan in September and the defeat to Cameron in November 2022 mean it will be almost two years since she last earned a victory by the time she fights. Despite her relative professional inexperience, Price — an Olympic gold medalist — has plenty of expectation on her shoulders. For Price will be first world title fight in professional boxing.

Credit: Sky Sports