Sean McComb’s brilliant start to pro life has generated a large degree of excitement and hype.
Back to back stoppage wins on high profile cards have got people talking, but the Belfast novice isn’t one to get carried away.
‘The Public Nuisance’ has racked up two quick-fire stoppage wins since ending a decorated amateur career to turn professional and such were his performances that he has earned a slot on the undercard of Billy Joe Saunders vs. Demetrius Andrade in Boston on October 20.
However, McComb claims he is under no pressure to continue his destructive start. The 26 year old is more intent on just securing wins rather than looking good in doing so.
“There’s no pressure at all because I don’t care if I stop people or not. If people are disappointed I don’t knock someone out, I don’t care.
“I don’t care if I win a scrappy performance on points. It’s all about winning. All the other stuff is blocked out.
“I just focus on preparing. I’m a full-time athlete and that’s the way it is. I have been for five or six years so I know how to manage myself with training and food. I also know when to take time off.
“It’s working in my favour that I know how to control myself, how hard to train and when my sparring starts etc. It’s a big part of it and my trainer Danny Vaughan and I discuss it. That’s key when you’re out again so soon.
“You can’t tell when you’ve overtrained because your mind is telling you you should be training because you have a big fight – whether that’s Stateside or in Belfast. You simply have to treat it as any other fight.”
McComb’s outing in Belfast takes place on a stacked BoxNation card headlined by Tyrone McCullagh’s European title fight and also including Steven Ward, Conrad Cummings, Paddy Gallagher, Marco McCullough, Padraig McCrory, Steven Donnelly, Gary Cully, Nathaniel May, Sean McGlinchey and more.