Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team

Boxing Champions |  Boxing Schedule |  Boxing Video  |  Boxing History   |  Pound For Pound  | The Wire |  Audio  |  Arcade
Selby Likely To Vacate Lonsdale Belt, Eyes World Title - Boxing News
Advertisement
BoxingScene Archive
• Boxing Articles
• Boxing Interviews
• Breaking News
• Boxing Press Releases
• Boxing Results
• World Boxing News
Follow BoxingScene
 
Search BoxingScene

>>>Advanced Search<<<
• Register A Free Account
• Account Login
• Boxing Schedule
• Boxing Champions
• Boxing Downloads
• Boxing Forums
• Boxing News Wire
• Boxing Photos
• Boxing History
• Boxer Search
• Fantasy Betting
• Feedback
• Fitness and Health  
• Free Homepage
• Mixed Martial Arts
• Pound For Pound
• Upcoming Fight Archive
                                                                                                                                                            ...............

 Last update:  5/12/2014       Read more by Nick Halling         
   
Selby Likely To Vacate Lonsdale Belt, Eyes World Title
Share Click Here To Email Printable version Search BoxingScene Database 

By Nick Halling

Don't be surprised if British featherweight champion Lee Selby relinquishes his title later this week. The Welshman has already won the Lonsdale Belt outright, and is clearly moving onto a higher plane. He first won it in September 2011, and has since made four successful defences, most recently against Rendall Munroe in February. He's outgrown the belt.

This weekend, Selby hopes to continue his climb up the world rankings faces Mexico's Romulo Koasicha, with the WBC International title at stake. A win would put him in touching distance of a final eliminator.

If Selby does hand the belt back, it may not gather dust for too long. Next Wednesday (21st), Leeds prospect Josh Warrington defends his Commonwealth featherweight title against the seasoned Irishman Martin Lindsay.

The Belfast veteran is a former holder of the title, and was also one of Selby's victims in 2013, so his credentials are sound. Warrington is one of the rising stars of the division, winning his title over a faded Munroe last month. He is thought to have a promising future.

Adding the British title to the Commonwealth belt would make a lot of sense, and there would appear to be no realistic obstacles to prevent it happening. Expect two titles to be on the line when Warrington and Lindsay meet next week.

Nick Halling is a commentator for Sky Sports.

Tags: Lee Selby


 

 User Comments and Feedback (must register to comment)

Post A Comment/View More User Comments (0) 

   
 Top Headlines
 Advertisement
 
 MMA Headlines
 
 Related Articles
  Cuadras-Jaro Title Bout Pushed ...
  Jose Roman Faces Brian Ramirez ...
  Farenas Bypassed By IBF For Mag...
  Mundine: If I Can Kill Rabchenk...
  Jermain Taylor Arrested for All...
  Maidana: I'll Be Looking To Kno...
  Team Andre Ward: Golovkin's Sid...
  Intruder Shot at Jermain Taylor...
  Roach Plans To Be in Lebedev's ...
  Daniel Jacobs Ranks the Middlew...

 Latest Active Forum Threads
Latest Active Threads
 Advertisement

 


Advertisement



Privacy Policy - Submit News - Feedback - Site Map - Advertise with Us

Copyright © 2003-2013 BoxingScene LLC. All rights reserved.