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Katie Taylor tops Natasha Jonas

Updated: August 6, 2012, 10:23 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Katie Taylor stepped through the ropes and into the madness, beaming at thousands of flag-waving, face-painted Irish fans raucously celebrating her Olympic boxing victory.

The pound-for-pound world champion clenched her fists and roared right back at them.

The debut women's tournament stopped being just historic and started getting passionate in the quarterfinals Monday. Twelve fighters made sure they're heading home with medals, but everybody still wants to upgrade.

"It'll ...

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