Barry McGuigan has dissected his fighter’s performance at the weekend, he stated his belief that Taylor had made a big statement after inflicting the first stoppage defeat of the former lightweight champion’s professional career.
“It was a world-class performance against a guy who had never been stopped before this kid, in his 11th fight, took him out,” said the former world champion. “It was pretty spectacular.
“We are left with a problem really; where do we go from here? Nevertheless, it is a very nice problem to have.
“With the greatest of respect to the British title I think that is a step back for Josh Taylor and why would you take a step back when we are so close to big things?