Commonwealth champion Enzo Maccarinelli eyes world title shot
Commonwealth light-heavyweight champion Enzo Maccarinelli still has ambitions to fight for a world title.
Maccarinelli, 32, was crowned Commonwealth champion after stopping holder Ovill McKenzie in the 11th round in Cardiff last Saturday.
"If I'm going to carry on and if I want to fight again, I'd like to fight for a world title," said Maccarinelli, who lost his WBO cruiserweight title to David Haye in 2008.
"I'm not contemplating retirement."
And he added: "I need something that's going to whet my appetite and get me up for it like the McKenzie fight.
Enzo Maccarinelli Commonwealth light-heavyweight champion
“There's a lot of bad blood been built up between me and Nathan and I don't think it's actually between me and Nathan”
"I'm at that stage of my career where I need things that get me up for something.
"They offered me a couple of fights before McKenzie and basically I told them I didn't want it because I'm not going to get up for it.
"I think I've shown I'm capable … I can beat anyone."
Maccarinelli had been stopped by McKenzie in November 2012 but won the rematch in Cardiff to win the Commonwealth light-heavyweight title.
His victory came on the same evening fellow Welshman Nathan Cleverly lost his WBO light-heavyweight title at the Motorpoint Arena.
Maccarinelli refused to be drawn on a possible fight with Cleverly should the Cefn Fforest fighter decide to carry on
"I haven't thought about any fight to be honest," Maccarinelli said.
"When I wanted to fight him [Cleverly] it was basically said I wasn't good enough to fight him.
"There's a lot of bad blood been built up between me and Nathan and I don't think it's actually between me and Nathan."
"I never speak bad of Nathan and I don't think Nathan's spoken bad about me."