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Josh Taylor appoints new trainer after split from Ben Davison

The Tartan Tornado has not stepped in the ring since his controversial victory over Jack Catterall in February.

Scottish boxer Josh Taylor appoints Joe McNally as trainer after splitting from Ben Davison SNS Group

Josh Taylor has announced the appointment of Joe McNally as his new trainer after parting ways with Ben Davison.

The Tartan Tornado forfeited three of his light-welterweight titles in the wake of his controversial split-decision win over Jack Catterall earlier this year.

The 31-year-old is expected to face Liverpool-based Catterall in a rematch in his next bout, though that is yet to be confirmed.

He will have a new trainer in his corner for that fight after the “exciting” appointment of McNally.

Davison, a former trainer of Tyson Fury, partnered with Taylor in 2020.

McNally previously worked with ex-WBO light-middleweight champion Liam Smith and former Commonwealth heavyweight champion David Price.

Posting on Twitter, he wrote: “It’s a pleasure to officially announce that I’ve teamed up with & gonna be working with Joe McNally moving forward. I’m excited for this new chapter in my career & producing more great nights ahead.”