Josh Taylor insists he’s staying at light-welterweight to rematch Jack Catterall and ‘shut everybody up’ after their controversial first struggle… however the Englishman claims he’s but to obtain a proposal earlier than declaring: ‘I DON’T imagine you actually need it’
- Josh Taylor and Jack Catterall fought one another again in February
- Taylor was awarded a split-decision win, however many followers noticed the bout in another way
- Catterall desires a right away rematch, and Taylor has now stated he’ll oblige
- However, Catterall will not be satisfied, and feels Taylor is definitely avoiding him
Jack Catterall has hit out at Josh Taylor after his former opponent claimed that he’s solely staying at light-welterweight to settle the rating between the British pair.
Taylor defended his world titles towards Catterall in February, and was handed a split-decision victory by the judges, regardless of many observers feeling that the decision ought to have gone the opposite approach.
In the fast aftermath of the struggle, Taylor hinted that he might transfer as much as welterweight after struggling to make the ten stone restrict. However, he has now had a change of coronary heart.
Josh Taylor beat Jack Caterall through a controversial split-decision again in February
Catterall referred to as for a right away rematch after feeling that he was robbed of victory
I wish to shut everybody up. The solely cause I’m staying on the weight is I wish to struggle Catterall once more,’ Taylor instructed The National.
‘I don’t assume it was the improper choice [in February] however I wish to shut everybody up. I wish to show that was an off night time for me and that I’m one of one of the best fighters on the planet.
‘Because of all of the stick and abuse I’ve been getting, and the best way Jack’s been too, mouthing off and moaning, I simply wish to shut his mouth. The single cause I’m staying on the weight is to close him and everybody else up.’
Taylor’s feedback have been praised on-line by boxing broadcaster Adam Catterall, who isn’t any relation to Jack.
Taylor has stated he’s staying at light-welterweight to show that he’s higher than Catterall
Catterall feels Taylor is mendacity about eager to struggle him once more sooner or later
Boxing broadcaster Adam Catterall has hailed Taylor for eager to settle the rating
Catterall will not be satisfied that Taylor is real, although, and has stated he’s ready for a proposal
‘This is what actual champions do. They take away all struggle. Big fan of this power. Massive struggle,’ he wrote on Twitter.
However, Taylor’s rival, Catterall, was far much less impressed with the Scot’s remarks.
‘Tartan Torna***gap all bark no chew. I’m nonetheless ready for a proposal…
‘I’m able to go, I don’t imagine you actually need it,’ he responded on Twitter.
An fast rematch will not be as a consequence of happen as Taylor has been ordered to defend his belts towards WBC obligatory challenger Jose Zepeda.
If Taylor can come by way of that bout, it might arrange a mouthwatering showdown with Catterall.