Timeline

12-07-2008

Lee Selby Pro Debut vs Sid Razak Pts over 6 rounds.

Lee won his first professional contest with a shut out victory on a home show at the Newport Centre against Sid Razak who then held a record of 3 wins 8 losses.

25-06-2010

First televised win on SKY Sports vs Ben Jones

This was the first significant step up in class and Lee showcased his talent by gaining a points decision away from home against an opponent with 10 wins 1 loss and 1 draw.

30-10-2010

Wins Welsh Area Title vs Dai Davies KO2

Lee’s first title win, a devastating knockdown following a brutal combination sent the reigning Welsh champion to the canvas and Selby was declared the winner by KO in the second round.

30-07-2011

Wins Celtic Area Title vs James Ancliff TKO6

Lee stopped Scotsman Ancliff in the 6th round to win his second career title and set himself up to face the British and Commonwealth Champion.

17-09-2011

Wins British & Commonwealth Title vs Stephen Smith TKO8

A huge upset to the boxing world and Stephen Smith’s fans at the Olympia in Liverpool. This devastating KO win announced Selby onto the British scene.

14-12-2011

First defence of British & Commonwealth Title v John Simpson TKO5

Selby secured his position of Britain’s best featherweight by being the first man to stop John Simpson, a left hook to the body in the 5th round was enough to halt the former champion.

10-05-2012

Training at Mayweather’s Gym, Las Vegas, USA.

Lee’s first trip to Las Vegas to train in the world famous Mayweather Boxing Gym where he met the pound for pound champion and gained valuable experience before using it to beat Commonwealth Challenger Patrick Okine.

13-07-2013

Wins WBC International Title vs No.4 ranked Viorel Simion UD12

The first acid test for Lee Selby and despite injuring his hand mid fight, he came through to defeat the unbeaten WBC no.4 via unanimous decision.

01-02-2014

Wins vacant European Title vs Rendall Munroe TKO6

A classy performance in Cardiff saw Selby please home fans with a technical stoppage of former the world title challenger.

15-07-2014

Birth of first daughter Lucia Lee Selby Weighing in 7lbs 71/2 ounces

‘The proudest moment of my life outside of boxing.’ Is how Lee described the birth of his first child with long-term partner Meg.

11-10-2014

Wins Final Eliminator for IBF World Title vs Joel Brunker TKO9

Unbeaten 27-0 Australian Joel Brunker was no match for Selby whom he picked apart and eventually dropped with a body shot in the 9th round forcing the referee to stop the fight.

30-05-2015

Wins IBF World Featherweight Title vs Evgeny Gradovich TD8

Selby won almost every round on the judges score cards against the experienced world champion. A cut in the 8th round caused a technical decision and Selby was declared the new IBF World Champion.

30-05-2015

First defence of IBF World Title vs Fernando Montiel UD12

Another unanimous decision victory against the former 3 weight world champion live on American terrestrial television and his first appearance on US soil.