Moore: Catterall Up For Taylor Rematch At 147 But Wants World Title At 140

Jamie Moore believes a rematch between Jack Catterall and Josh Taylor will happen once his fighter wins a world title at super-lightweight.

Catterall’s trainer was shocked and angry at the split decision that went Taylor’s way when the Scot defended his undisputed titles at 140lbs against the Englishman last month.

The fallout from the fight has carried itself worldwide with many figures from the sport disgusted by the verdict.

The British Boxing Board of Control are to look into the scorecards this week with the 114-111 awarded to Taylor by Ian John-Lewis under particular scrutiny.

Taylor has said that he would fight Catterall again but at a catchweight or his new home of 147lbs. “It’s definitely worth a conversation but don’t forget I work for Jack so at the end of the day it will be Jack’s decision,” Moore told Boxing Social’s Andi Purewal.

“He wants to be a world champion at that weight (140lbs). He’s been there all his career. He’s definitely, definitely up for a rematch at 147 though without a doubt.

“If Josh gives the titles up and move up then Jack would want to fight for them, all if he could but if not at least one of them. I’m pretty sure then he’d be willing to move up and get the rematch done.

It then becomes a bigger fight because Jack’s a world champion in his own right then and the rematch becomes a little bit bigger and bit tasty as well.”