Boxing remains temporarily halted, but fast-rising super-lightweight ‘Sugar’ Sean McComb is keeping his full focus on things that he can control.
The 27-year-old native of West Belfast is staying in shape during the lockdown, after he saw his scheduled showdown against former European lightweight champion Craig Evans on April 25 fall victim to the virus.
McComb (10-0, 5 KOs) has looked perfect throughout his career so far, and he’s determined to be ready as soon as possible once boxing resumes.
He told the BBC: “I would fight tonight. I’m pulling myself together every day just to get some training in but psychologically it’s really tough, just because it’s not something I’m really used to.
“For me, if I went into camp tomorrow I would be back to my old self in three or four weeks. A couple of tough spars and you’re back to yourself, it’s a lot of muscle memory.
“I was looking at having three or four fights by the end of the year, then moving into next year going towards big, big titles. I’m talking about top 10 in the world here.
“As long as it’s a step forward, I’ll accept any fight at all off the back of this. If an opportunity comes at any level, I’ll take it with two hands no matter what.”
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