Enzo Maccarinelli: Former WBO champion targets world title

Enzo Maccarinelli in action against Roy Jones Jr
Enzo Maccarinelli (right) secured a fourth-round knockout against Roy Jones Jr

Welsh boxer Enzo Maccarinelli says he can win another world title after his victory over Roy Jones Jr in Moscow.

The 35-year-old secured a fourth-round knockout win over 46-year-old Jones in a non-title cruiserweight fight on Saturday evening.

Former WBO cruiserweight champion Maccarinelli says he wants to win more belts and is not motivated by money.

"I'm in this game to try and win another world title," he told BBC Wales Sport.

"I know I haven't got much longer left in me but it's still a few.

"I haven't been enjoying it as much but now I am and I am in a good place mentally and physically."

Saturday's bout, which was held at the at the VTB Ice Palace, was originally billed as a WBA cruiserweight title fight.

But the governing body's vice-president Gilberto Mendoza said no title would be at stake.

Maccarinelli, trained by Gary Lockett, has not been a world champion since losing his WBO cruiserweight title to David Haye in 2008.

He last fought for a world title in April 2014, losing to WBA light-heavyweight champion Jurgen Brahmer after suffering a badly-cut eye in an early clash of heads.

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