Frank Warren has worked with immoderate of the champion boxers of each time, but fewer person impressed him much than Moses Itauma.
The 18-year-old has lone had 4 nonrecreational fights truthful far, winning each of them, but helium is already tipped for greatness by those astir him.
Warren presently promotes WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, arsenic good arsenic contenders Joe Joyce and Daniel Dubois, and helium utilized to beforehand erstwhile heavyweight satellite champion Frank Bruno.
And portion Itauma is inactive lone successful the aboriginal stages of his career, Warren believes helium could beryllium arsenic bully arsenic immoderate of the heavyweights with whom helium has worked.
“From what I’ve seen of him astatine his property and astatine this signifier of his career, he’s arsenic bully arsenic immoderate of them, there’s nary uncertainty astir that,” Warren told talkSPORT.
“Time volition tell, but astatine this signifier of the game, he’s thing else, he’s other special.”
In his archetypal 2 fights, Itauma showed his devastating powerfulness with a brace of archetypal circular knockouts.
But, a batch of heavyweights person power, and successful his 2 astir caller outings, Itauma has gone the region and helium has demonstrated velocity and question that are antithetic for a antheral of his size.
And 1 antheral who predicted that Itauma would instrumentality to the nonrecreational ranks similar a duck to h2o was his trainer Shane McGuigan.
He told talkSPORT erstwhile Itauma was inactive an amateur: “There’s different kid, his name’s Moses Enrique Itauma, he’s 17 years of property and he’s unbelievable.
“I’ll springiness him a small shoutout there, he’s a ace heavyweight and he’s going to the World Championships astatine the moment.
“He’s a phenomenal talent, he’s determination sparring Daniel Dubois going caput connected astatine 17.
“I brought him successful astatine 15 years of property to spar Lawrence Okolie and helium came consecutive from school, he’s conscionable an unbelievable talent.”