Boxer Carl Frampton has been challenged in courtroom over hyperlinks between his administration firm and Daniel Kinahan, who’s alleged to be concerned in organised crime.
Mr Frampton is taking authorized motion in opposition to his ex-manager Barry McGuigan.
Mr McGuigan’s barrister put it to Mr Frampton that his present administration firm, MTK World, is a entrance for a legal organisation.
“I am not conscious of that,” Mr Frampton responded.
On Tuesday, Belfast Excessive Courtroom was informed that one of many individuals concerned with MTK was Daniel Kinahan, who’s suspected of being a “crime boss”.
“I’ve heard the tales,” mentioned Mr Frampton. “I do not suspect something.”
He later added: “I do not make judgements.
“Do you imagine every little thing you learn within the papers?”
In Might, MTK World mentioned Daniel Kinahan was not a part of their enterprise, however mentioned he does “advise” some fighters underneath the administration of the group.
Mr Kinahan has no convictions. He has been named in a Dublin courtroom by a decide as a senior determine in Irish organised crime.
MTK World has greater than 100 boxers on their books, together with Mr Frampton.
The Belfast boxer is suing his former supervisor Barry McGuigan and the agency Cyclone Promotions over alleged withheld earnings.
They break up in August 2017 after a profitable eight-year partnership.
Mr McGuigan has counter-sued the boxer, accusing him of a breach of contract.
Each males have denied any wrongdoing.