Belfast boxer Paddy Barnes will be entering new territory in his next fight in the city at the 'Battle of Belfast at the Waterfront Hall on June 17.
Speaking a press conference on Tuesday he said he had no major concerns about stepping up from six to 10 rounds.
And he is also looking towards the United States and Central America for an opponent for a world title shot.
"I would fight the current world champion tomorrow. I've been a Commonwealth and British champion as an amateur - but that's Mickey Mouse now," he said.