In the main event of the evening in Leeds, Great Britain, at the Elland Road football stadium Josh Warrington (27-0, 6 KOs) with incredible support from his fans got a split decision over Lee Selby (26-2, 9 KOs) and took his IBF featherweight title. The scores were: 115-113 for Selby and 115-113, 116-112 to Warrington.
The live broadcast of the boxing evening from Leeds, UK, where IBF featherweight champion Lee Selby (26-1, 9 KOs) at the Elland Road football stadium will defend his title against the undefeated local Josh Warrington (26-0, 6 KOs).
IBF featherweight champion Lee Selby (26-1, 9 KOs) and undefeated contender Josh Warrington (26-0, 6 KOs) were both on weight on the eve of their meeting on May 19 at the Elland Road football stadium in Leeds, Great Britain. Selby was 125.75 lbs, Warrington - 124.75 lbs.
IBF featherweight champion Lee Selby (26-1, 9 KOs) will face mandatory challenger Josh Warrington (26-0, 6 KOs) on May 19 in Leeds, Warrington's hometown. The exact location of this meeting will be determined in the coming days. The winner of this fight in the next fight may meet former world champion in two weight classes Carl Frampton. A press conference is scheduled for the next week on this occasion in Leeds, at which details of this fight and information on tickets will be announced.
IBF featherweight champion Lee Selby (26-1, 9 KOs) successfully defended his title by winning a one-sided unanimous decision over previously undefeated Mexican Eduardo Ramirez (20-1-3, 7 KOs) in one of the main events of the boxing card at the Copper Box Arena in London. The scores were: 118-110, 119-109, 116-112.