Lee Selby, as always, is calm, cool and collected ahead of his mandatory title defense against Eric Hunter and is eyeing the biggest matchups available at 126 pounds.
Talented IBF featherweight titleholder Lee Selby returns to action for a mandatory assignment against Philadelphia’s Eric Hunter in London, England, on April 9.
After Keith Thurman withdrew from his March 12 main event vs. Shawn Porter because of a neck injury, officials tried to continue the show but decided against it.
Abner Mares and Fernando Montiel, both three-division titleholders, will face off on March 12 on CBS in the co-featured bout to the Keith Thurman-Shawn Porter fight.
Lee Selby scored a unanimous decision over Fernando Montiel in the first defense of his IBF featherweight title on Wednesday in Glendale, Arizona.
Lee Selby weighed in at 125.8 pounds for his U.S debut against Fermando Montiel, who weighed 125.6. Devon Alexander, who fights Aron Martinez in the PBC on ESPN co-feature, was 146.9. Martinez was 147.1.
IBF featherweight titlist Lee Selby has impressed British fight fans for several years and now ventures to the US to win over a new audience.
Junior lightweight contender Diego Magdaleno knocked out Hevinison Herrera in Round 3 of this UniMas-televised headliner in Texas, while three-division titleholder Fernando Montiel outpotined Sergio Puente in Mexico. Both bouts took place on Saturday. Francisco Salazar has other results from the weekend.
Fernando Montiel used a vicious left hook to the body to score a first-round knockout over featherweight rival Jesus Rios on Saturday night in Villa Flores, Mexico.
Undefeated Filipino prospect Genesis Servania was too young and active for former two-time WBA junior bantamweight titleholder Alexander Munoz who was stopped in the 12th round of their featherweight bout in Pasay City, Philippines, on Friday.
RING junior featherweight champ Nonito Donaire on clash with Guillermo Rigondeaux on Saturday: “When it comes down to the title fights, we’re both aggressive and we can both be offensive guys.”
RING junior featherweight champion Nonito Donaire vows that “no way” will Saturday night’s defense against Jorge Arce go the full 12 rounds.
Adrien Broner: “I know what fight can happen, and that’s me and [Manny] Pacquiao.”