Lee Selby vs Josh Warrington

Lee Selby vs Josh Warrington fight time, date, TV channel, undercard, schedule and venue

Published On Monday, May 14, 2018By British Boxing News
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All the details for Lee Selby vs Josh Warrington this weekend

Welshman Lee Selby (26-1) puts his his IBF World feathweright title on the line this weekend against Josh Warrington (26-0) at Elland Road.

The champion will be walking into the lions' den in Leeds where Warrington is a huge star in the sixth defence of his belt which he won in 2015 against previously undefeated Evgeny Gradovich. Selby comprehensively outboxed the Russian and won a technical decision to step into the division’s elite bracket of fighters.

‘Lightning’ Lee finally faces the ‘Leeds Warrior’ after many months of trash talk, boasts and bad blood, which will be settled in this tasty all-British showdown this Saturday and BBN have provided all the details below to ensure you don't miss a single punch:


Date

The bout takes place on Saturday May 19


Time

Ringwalks for the main event are expected any time between 9.30pm-10pm.


Venue

Elland Road - home to Leeds United FC


Rounds scheduled

12 three-minute rounds at the featherweight limit


TV Coverage

Coverage starts live on BT Sport and Box Nation TV at 7:30pm.

You can also use the BT App to live stream on the go on your tablet or mobile.

You can subsribe to Box Nation via Sky (427); Virgin Media (546); BT TV (415); TalkTalk (415); Freeview (268).


Undercard highlights

Ohara Davies (16-1) fights for the first time on BT Sport under the Queensberry Boxing banner since splitting with Matchroom Boxing following controversial comments made about Hillsborough and the city of Liverpool. The former WBC Silver titlist tackles tough Frenchman Christopher Sebire (26-10-1) over 10-rounds at the super-lightweight limit.

Ellesmere Port marauder Mason Cartwright (13-0-1) clashes with Bradford’s Darren Tetley (15-0) for WBO European welterweight belt.

Double Olympic Champion Nicola Adams OBE (3-0) will fight for the fourth time as a professional on the undercard. ‘The Lioness’ will fight over 10 two-minute rounds against former Argentinian light-flyweight champion Soledad del Valle Frias (13-11-4) in her second outing as a professional in her home city of Leeds.

Unbeaten prospects in action are Mark Heffron (18-0); Leon Woodstock (10-0); Willy Hutchinson (3-0); Reece Mould (9-0); Jack Bateson (5-0); Danny Wright (8-0); Jack Daniel (2-0); and Fred Evans (4-0).


Running Order

*Please note, all fights subject to change without notice.

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Darren TETLEY v Mason CARTWRIGHT

10 x 3 Minute Rounds: The vacant WBO European Welterweight Title

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Follows

Nicola ADAMS OBE v Soledad del VALLE FRIAS

10 x 2 Minute Rounds: Flyweight contest

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Follows

Jack CATTERALL v Christophe SEBIRE

10 x 3 Minute Rounds: The vacant WBO Inter-Continental Super-Lightweight Title

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Follows

Kaiser Chiefs live set

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Follows

Lee SELBY v Josh WARRINGTON

12 x 3 Minute Rounds: The IBF World Featherweight Title

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Live Floater

Willy HUTCHINSON v Adam JONES

6 x 3 Minute Rounds: Light-Heavyweight contest


Tickets

Tickets are still available from: https://www.lufc.talent-sport.co.uk/PagesPublic/ProductBrowse/productHome.aspx?ProductSubType=BOXI


Predictions

After many months of trash talk, boasts and bad blood, BBN asked their panel of experts for thier take on the tasty all-British showdown this Saturday. Click here to see who they are backing to win - ‘Lightning’ Lee or the ‘Leeds Warrior’?