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I will get best out of Carl Frampton, vows new trainer Jamie Moore


By Adam McKendry

Trainer Jamie Moore says it is a 'privilege and an honour' to train Carl Frampton after the Belfast boxer confirmed their new partnership.

The esteemed Englishman will take over as the Jackal's trainer after his parting with Cyclone Promotions, which also led to a split with Shane McGuigan.

Frampton confirmed that Moore would be McGuigan's replacement in a tweet yesterday, and his new trainer was delighted to take on the Tiger's Bay man.

"Any trainer in the world would love to train with him," Moore said. "I am privileged and honoured that he asked me and came over.

"All I want to do is bring out his best attributes to the best of his ability and just use them at the right time in a fight. I am sure I will be able to do that."

Frampton is still on the lookout for a new promotions company following his split with former mentor Barry McGuigan.

However, getting a new trainer on board is the first step to Frampton returning to the ring as he aims to make a comeback following his cancelled fight with Andres Gutierrez.

The 30-year-old still harbours hopes that he may box before the end of the year, ideally in November, but he will need to sort out a new deal with a promotions company first.

Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing remain the favourites to land Frampton’s signature, however US promoter Al Haymon is still considered to be a viable option.

But new man Moore believes that once the Jackal has something in place, it won’t be too difficult to sort out a fight soon.

“Carl has already started ticking over but of course the managerial and promotion situation needs sorting out first,” Moore said.

“He obviously wants to fight before the end of the year, maybe by the end of November. Once we can get a date set in stone, we can start working for that. Because he is that good, he has more than a few options.

“He is top world-class level and as I said, I am sure he is every trainer’s dream to work with. I am looking forward to seeing him progress.”

Meanwhile, Michael Conlan’s next opponent has been confirmed as American Kenny Guzman, who he will fight in Tuscon, Arizona on September 22.

Guzman, 30, is undefeated in three fights, but Conlan will be confident of getting past him when they meet on the undercard to Gilberto Ramirez and Jesse Hart’s bout for the WBO World super-middleweight title.

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