Gallery: Katie Taylor's first professional fight

She beat Karina Kopinska on her debut

Ireland's Katie Taylor made her professional debut in London last night where she beat Karina Kopinska via third round stoppage. 

After leaving the amateur ranks as a five time world champion, six time European champion and Olympic gold medalist, her sights have been set on becoming a multiple weight professional champion.  

We look at some of the memorable images from a fantastic night at the SSE Arena, Wembley:

Ireland's Katie Taylor makes her way to the ring. Image: ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Ireland's Katie Taylor before her fight. Image: ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Taylor in action against Kopinska Image: ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Katie Taylor in action against Karina Kopinska. Image: ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

 Taylor in action against Kopinska. Image: ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Taylor in action against Kopinska. Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Katie Taylor celebrates her win. Image: ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Katie Taylor is declared the winner. Image: ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Ireland's Katie Taylor celebrates her win with promoter Eddie Hearn. Image: ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Eddie Hearn has big plans for Taylor. She is now due to fight in December on Anthony Joshua's undercard and is being lined up for a fight at Madison Square Garden on St. Patrick's weekend when middleweight king Gennady Golovkin is due to defend his titles.