Josh Warrington wouldn’t duck me - but Carl Frampton would, says Sheffield’s Kid Galahad

Kid Galahad lays in on his opponent
Kid Galahad lays in on his opponent

Kid Galahad can't wait to get in the ring with the winner of Josh Warrington v Carl Frampton - saying he has already beaten an opponent who matches their quality.

Sheffield's "next world champion" outpointed the much-admired Toka Kahn Clary in America last week, a bout which doubled as a final eliminator for a contest with the winner of the IBF World Featherweight clash on December 22, in Manchester.

Galahad (Abdul Barry Awad) said: "Skill wise, Khan Clary was better than most of those out there. 

“I guarantee you that Warrington, Frampton or Scott Quigg wouldn't have controlled him better than I did, I'd put money on that.

“He's up there with them. Khan Clary's arms were three inches longer than mine, he was strong and has a great amateur pedigree behind him, he boxed for the USA.

“But I was always comfortably in charge” Galahad told The Star.

"Kell Brook rang me and said what Paulie Malignaggi has said ringside - Khan Clary was good, and no lesser a fighter than many world champions.

"For me, though, it was a seven out of ten performance, unless I knock them out, I get upset."

Galahad believes if Frampton wins in December, the Northern Irishman might dodge him.

 "I don't think Warrington would vacate; he’s a younger, hungrier fighter. Frampton thinks he is the Jackal-reborn who is entitled to stuff who can pick and chose and do what he wants.

“He is not stupid, he knows I would expose him.

"Him and his team will see how easily I beat Khan Clary and if Frampton beats Warrington none of them will want me."