With their inevitable rematch introduced, Jack Catterall has despatched a message to Josh Taylor reminding him to not overdo it this Christmas.
The pair fought in February to probably the most contentious choices the game has seen shortly. Taylor took it on the scorecards, however gave the impression to be one of many solely males within the sport to imagine that they mirrored the competition pretty.
To his credit score, the previous undisputed champion has provided Catterall a rematch to set the report straight, and it was introduced this week that it will happen in Glasgow in March 2023.
The Chorley man, who stays adamant he gained the primary struggle regardless of the judges’ scores, advised Sky Sports activities that he can enhance nonetheless.
“I’m over the frustration now. It lasted a few weeks however we’ve been again within the health club and we’ve regrouped, and we’re wanting ahead now to subsequent 12 months and getting the rematch over the road and setting it proper.”
“I count on the second to be a very completely different struggle. I’m most likely my worst critic so I’ve watched it two or thrice now and I do know there’s a whole lot of stuff I can enhance on entering into to the rematch.”
A lot was made about Taylor’s weight minimize for the struggle, with many claiming he regarded drained on the scales and he himself even admitting to it being a battle.
A call to maneuver as much as 147lb has been pushed again so he can face Catterall within the rematch and try and put to mattress any questions of his victory, however how comfortably the Scottish champion will make 140lb stays to be seen.
Catterall despatched his foe a Christmas warning.
“After turning into undisputed you earn the best to go and revel in your self and he most likely did that just a little bit an excessive amount of … I’d prefer to suppose he’s getting ready and being disciplined from far out to do the load accurately.
“Not an excessive amount of turkey, fats boy, and see you within the new 12 months.”
[email protected]_catt93’s Christmas message to @JoshTaylorBoxer 😅🦃 pic.twitter.com/XGiGtUZELs
— Sky Sports activities Boxing (@SkySportsBoxing) December 22, 2022
Within the time because the struggle, Taylor has vacated three of his 4 tremendous light-weight titles – the WBO being the one remaining belt on the road for this one.