Junior welterweight contender Jack Catterall does not believe a new trainer will make Josh Taylor a better fighter.

Taylor was trained for much of his career by Shane McGuigan. He would part ways with McGuigan and begin working with Ben Davison.

Davison was in Taylor's corner earlier this year, when the Scottish boxer picked up a controversial twelve round split decision over Catterall.

Taylor has since broken away from Davison and retained the services of Joe McNally.

A rematch with Catterall is slated to take place in February.

Unlike their first encounter, only the WBO world title will be at stake. In the last few months, Taylor vacated the IBF, WBC and WBA belts - after the respective sanctioning bodies ordered him to make mandatory defenses. 

Catterall is not concerned with Taylor's decision to hire McNally. He believes there is not enough time for Taylor to change his style around.

“I don’t know Joe McNally personally but Josh has been in there a matter of weeks now and the fight is 12-14 weeks away. I don’t know if you can change somebody who’s boxed a certain way, over a long period like Josh has. In my opinion, you would need a few fights to get settled with new methods. When I joined Jamie [Moore], it took me three or four fights before I was able to embed the things I’ve been working on. I don’t think Joe can change him overnight. It will be interesting,” Catterall told BetFred.

There are a lot of expectations for the rematch, but Catterall is not feeling any pressure to showcase his skills for a second time.

“Nothing’s really changed apart from more eyes being on the fight. I’m very grateful for that and I’ve had a lot of support since the last fight, but I keep myself grounded as I’ve got a great team, a great family and great friends around me. They will keep me where I need to be. Ultimately, the fight is going to grow in exposure and that’s a good thing for me. Hopefully everybody can see me become world champion,” Catterall said.