Many Yorkshire boxing fans are waiting with bated breath as Josh Warrington is set to defend his IBF strap against Carl ‘The Jackal’ Frampton on December 22nd. One Yorkshire man is watching on a bit keener than most. Kid Galahad defeated Toka Kahn Clary in October to become the mandatory for the Internation Boxing Federation World Featherweight title. Galahad will await the winner and the Sheffield boxer insists that his rivals have nowhere to run.
It would seem that Galahad would welcome either scenario. If Frampton is victorious he has the chance for a shot at world honours and against a ‘name’ and a formidable opponent in ‘The Jackal’. If Warrington successfully defends his world title not only will his own stock go up but further but he will have chance of an all Yorkshire dust up. An atmosphere to behold I am sure. One thing that is for sure is that Galahad is the mandatory and he will get his shot, the one he has earned and wanted for a while now.
There is a scenario however, where Frampton does win and vacates. Frampton was interviewed last month for IFL TV and made it clear that Galahad was not in his league and that he only wants ‘the big names’ or the world level honours. Only time will tell as we await the outcome of December 22nd.