Jamie Moore reckons he has saved Irish hero Carl Frampton from possible burn out.
Frampton has his first fight under Moore and new promoter Frank Warren in Belfast on Saturday night, a 10 rounder against hard Mexican Horacio Garcia, screened live on BT Sport.
Frampton’s split from the McGuigans came as a surprise after winning world super-bantamweight and featherweight titles with them, but his new trainer believes the move away from them will prolong the 30 year old’s career.
Frampton has hinted in interviews that he was concerned about wear and tear – and that may have been a reason behind him leaving the McGuigans.
“Carl was training hard all the time,” said Moore, “and that’s crazy.