Lee Selby vs Josh Warrington on 5/19 – Leeds

Lee Selby vs Josh Warrington on 5/19 - Leeds

Lee Selby will make the fifth defence of his IBF World Featherweight Championship against Mandatory Challenger Josh Warrington at the home of Leeds United, Elland Road on Saturday 19th May, live and exclusive on BT Sport and BoxNation.

“On May 19th I’ll achieve my dream of becoming a World Champion at the home of my beloved Leeds United,” said Warrington. “The city of Leeds is craving a World Champion and I’m going to give them what they want.

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Results: Lee Selby decisions Eduardo Ramirez

Results: Lee Selby decisions Eduardo Ramirez

IBF World featherweight champion Lee Selby (26-1, 9 KOs) retained his title tonight with a one-sided 12 round unanimous decision over the much younger 24-year-old Eduardo Ramirez (20-1-3, 7 KOs) on Saturday night at the Copper Box Arena in London, England.

The final scores were 118-110, 119-109 and 115-112. Boxing 247 had Selby winning 9 rounds to 3. Ramirez fought well in rounds 3, 9 and 11.

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Lee Selby: “I’d love to beat Warrington in Leeds, beat Frampton in Belfast then propel myself into a unification fight in the US”

Lee Selby: "I’d love to beat Warrington in Leeds, beat Frampton in Belfast then propel myself into a unification fight in the US"

Lee Selby insists that re-aligning with Hall of Fame promoter Frank Warren is the final cog in his quest to secure universal recognition as the world’s leading featherweight.

‘The Welsh Mayweather’ from Barry makes a fourth defence of the IBF strap – that he captured in May 2015- at London’s Copper Box Arena this Saturday, knowing that a sizzling show will propel him into the big fights for big coin that he has long coveted, in 2018.

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Carl Frampton eager for Lee Selby showdown: Fans want to see who’s the best in Britain

Carl Frampton eager for Lee Selby showdown: Fans want to see who's the best in Britain

Former two-weight king Carl Frampton returns to action this Saturday night when he will face hungry Mexican contender Andres Gutierrez in a WBC featherweight elimination bout, and although “The Jackal” – last seen losing his belt and unbeaten record in a return bout with Leo Santa Cruz – is not overlooking Gutierrez, he is talking about the fight he would like next.

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