Warrington Running Scared of Selby

World featherweight champion Lee Selby has accused his British rival Josh Warrington of “running scared” after the Leeds fighter pulled out of talks for a huge domestic showdown this summer.

IBF champion Selby was eagerly looking forward to a clash with unbeaten Warrington in either July or August, but negotiations have been halted as the Leeds boxer says he wishes to concentrate on his forthcoming wedding this summer.

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Lee Selby defeats Eric Hunter to retain IBF World Title

Wales' Lee Selby climbed off the canvas to defend his IBF featherweight title with a unanimous points win over Eric Hunter at London's O2 Arena.

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Selby Defends World title against Hunter on April 9th

Lee Selby will defend his IBF World Featherweight title against mandatory challenger Eric Hunter at The O2 in London on April 9, live on Sky Sports Box Office.

The Welsh ace returns to the venue where he won the title against Evgeny Gradovich in May and it’s his first defence on British soil following after he made his maiden defence against Fernando Montiel in Arizona in October, defeating the three-weight World champion on points. 

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World champion boxer donates money to children's cancer ward

Lee Selby admitted last week that he cannot bring himself to look Floyd Mayweather in the eye when they cross paths in the American's Las Vegas gym. Surely that shyness is now a thing of the past. What an exceptional performance to win the IBF featherweight world title at The O2, even if the manner in which tough Evgeny Gradovich was dethroned was not the natural conclusion that seemed inevitable. A deep cut from an

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Lee Selby tells Josh Warrington he needs to win well to earn a world title chance

Lee Selby has warned Josh Warrington he needs to put on a show to set up their world title showdown next summer. The IBF featherweight champion has been called out by the Leeds fighter for the past few months and is likely to be ringside to see him take on unbeaten Panamian Jorge Sanchez (15-0-KO9), on the undercard of Joshua v Whyte, live on Sky Sports Box Office.

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Lee Selby retains IBF title after gruelling battle against Fernando Montiel

Lee Selby retained his IBF world featherweight title after a tough fight against the Mexican veteran Fernando Montiel in Phoenix, Arizona. The Welshman Selby, 28, was given a unanimous points verdict after a gruelling 12 rounds in his United States debut, the judging scoring it 119-109, 118-110 and 116-12 in his favour.

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Lee Selby preparing for superstardom stateside as featherweight title fight with Fernando Montiel looms

There was a time when British fighters defending world titles in the United States were at the mercy of American promoters, and the 'away' fighter tag. More often than not, they risked a defeat for a decent purse. But the market has changed dramatically this year, and Welshman Lee Selby will profit

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Sensational Selby wins World Title

Lee Selby admitted last week that he cannot bring himself to look Floyd Mayweather in the eye when they cross paths in the American's Las Vegas gym. Surely that shyness is now a thing of the past. What an exceptional performance to win the IBF featherweight world title at The O2, even if the manner in which tough Evgeny Gradovich was dethroned was not the natural conclusion that seemed inevitable. A deep cut from an

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Selby takes on IBF World Champion

Lee Selby has landed his first world title fight alongside London's Kevin Mitchell and Sheffield star Kell Brook on an action-packed card at London's O2 on May 30.

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Selby vs Brunker at the O2

Welsh boxing superstar Lee Selby says next month's final IBF world title eliminator against Australian Joel Brunker is the moment of truth for him.
The 27-year-old Barry boxer, who is managed by Chris Sanigar has been described by his promoter Eddie Hearn as the best featherweight in the world. And Selby is confident that he can beat anyone but he knows that he still has to prove that he is the real deal, particularly some harsh online critics. "It's time to see if I'm really a good fighter or a hyped-up ****** like some of the people on Twitter have been calling me," he said.

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