Just a few weeks ahead of his big 122-pound unification fight with Scott Quigg, Carl Frampton says he's in top shape, and that even if the very best Scott Quigg shows up for their matchup, he doesn't think Quigg has what it takes to beat his best effort.
"He's probably gotten better, but I've got better as well. I think that just happens with development. And, you know, we're good professional fighters," Frampton said during a conference call with media. "We're very dedicated to the sport. So, I think both of us have got better, but I think I'm head and shoulders above this guy.
"I don't wanna take Scott Quigg lightly. I don't want (people to think) I'm looking passive. I'm not. I'm training very, very hard for this fight. But, me on my best -- if I put in 100 percent performance, if I put in the best performance I can, and Scott Quigg puts in the best performance he can, then I win the fight and it's not even close. So, it's about me and how I perform, because I know if I perform my best and there's only one winner.
Frampton (21-0, 14 KO) also said he may contemplate a move up to featherweight after this fight, and that he feels this fight has come along at the right time, after being "delayed" for a while, as now there is a lot of attention internationally as well as at home in the United Kingdom.