McCullough excited by the prospect of British title fight with Lindsay

MARCO McCullough would love an all Ireland British title showdown with Martin Lindsay, but is focused on banking experience for now.

McCullough could collect his third successive title when he fights Andrei Isaeu for the vacant WBO European title in the Odyssey tonight. Victory on the This Is Belfast card will earn the Belfast 24 year old a World top 15 ranking and having signed a promotional deal with Cyclone Promotions McCullough should be in a position to target more titles.

There has been talk of a possible dust up between the Irish featherweight champion and fellow Belfast puncher Martin Lindsay. The John Breen trained fighter, who impressively stopped Willie Casey last time out, is excited by the prospect of an all Irish British title fight, but indicated he would like a few more fights before a major title tilt.

This fight is a big stepping stone for me. I still only have 10 fights and I am inexperienced, but I would like a few more 12 round hard fights before I go for bigger titles. There is talk about Lee Selby going to European level which might clear up the path to the British title. Outside him there is no else out there.

“I read that I was linked with Lindsay on the Internet. I haven’t heard anything other than that. It would be a great to have an all Irish fight for the British title,” Lindsay told Irish-boxing.com.

“Signing with Cyclone gives me that bit of extra focus. They have told us we will be topping our own bills soon. We have six fights guaranteed over the next year and a half. You can’t ask for much more than being active and having the chance to progress,” he added before addressing tonight’s fight.

“This fight is a big stepping stone for me. I still only have 10 fights and I am inexperienced, but I would like a few more 12 round hard fights before I go for bigger titles. There is talk about Lee Selby going to European level which might clear up the path to the British title. Outside him there is no else out there.”

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