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Eddie Hearn Eyes Lee Selby vs. Nonito Donaire Bout

By Edward Chaykovsky

Promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom is very interested in making a fight between Lee Selby (18-1, 7KOs) and Nonito Donaire (32-2, 21KOs).

Both boxers have upcoming fights. Selby returns on Saturday night at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff, and faces Romulo Koasicha. Donaire goes for another world title on May 31st when he takes on WBA featherweight champion Simpiwe Vetyeka in Macau.

Hearn told Daily Mail: 'Saturday is a huge night for Selby, who is not only a Welshman fighting at home but is also a fight or two away from fighting for the WBC title.

'I really like Nonito Donaire next for Selby. There are talks of him moving up to featherweight and we could make that as a final eliminator for a shot at Jhonny Gonzalez, the WBC champion.

'I have reached out to Top Rank and it is a fight I’d love to make."    

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Dirk Diggler UK on 05-14-2014

[QUOTE=diarraisagod;14552842]It's his job? Big and probably too big a step-up for Selby though who I personally think is decent, not sure he can make it at world level though.[/QUOTE] Yeah but it seems he has a boner for Selby in…

Comment by diarraisagod on 05-14-2014

[QUOTE=Dirk Diggler UK;14551139][B]Why does Hearn hype Selby up so much? [/B]Never seen the guy look remotely impressive.[/QUOTE] It's his job? Big and probably too big a step-up for Selby though who I personally think is decent, not sure he can…

Comment by Dirk Diggler UK on 05-14-2014

Why does Hearn hype Selby up so much? Never seen the guy look remotely impressive.

Comment by IronDanHamza on 05-14-2014

Selby is average or worse. Donaire should have no problems.

Comment by Straightener on 05-14-2014

I like Selby a lot but this would be a crazy step up for him like you guys say hearn must really believe in him cant wait for selbys bro to turn pro he looks the part big time :boxing:

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