Katie Taylor's eagerly anticipated rematch with Amanda Serrano will take place in Dublin on 20 May.

Taylor beat Serrano via a split decision in the first women’s contest to top the bill at Madison Square Garden last April.

The 36-year-old confirmed the rematch after joining Serrano in the ring following the Puerto Rican's win on points over Erika Cruz in New York on Saturday.

Amanda Serrano and Katie Taylor confirmed their May bout last night

"This is more than a dream come true," unbeaten lightweight champion Taylor said.

"My debut in Ireland against Amanda Serrano, 'The Real Deal’ Amanda Serrano. This is incredible. The last fight was epic and I expect nothing less for the next one."

Matchroom's unwillingness to cover security costs keeping Taylor out of Croke Park, says stadium director

Serrano’s victory over Cruz made her the undisputed featherweight world champion.

The rematch is scheduled to take place at Dublin’s 3Arena after negotiations between the GAA and promoters Matchroom to stage it at Croke Park fell through over "security costs".