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Selby open to Frampton fight says it should be easy to make

IBF featherweight champion Lee Selby says he is open to a world title showdown with Carl Frampton.

The Welsh talent was one of a number of featherweight names mentioned as potential foes for the the IBF and WBA super-bantamweight champion after he came on top of a domestic dust up with Scott Quigg on Saturday night.

The former Martin Lindsay foe, who like Frampton has fought on PBC cards in America recently, has been discussing a possible Josh Warrington clash over recent years, but claims he is willing to defend against the Belfast fighter if he moves up in weight.

“I will take on all-comers and I am more than happy to fight Carl Frampton,” Selby said.

“Currently my full concentration is on Eric Hunter, my mandatory challenger. He is a great fighter and I am up against it,” Selby added.

“But as long as I come through the fight, I am happy to fight Frampton.

“My options are open. Leo Santa Cruz has called me out as well, I am in a great position at the moment.

“It would be nice to get one of those two fighters over to the Principality Stadium as that would be ideal.”

Selby, Frampton and Santa Cruz are all represented by Al Haymon and Selby thinks thinks that enhances the prospect of a showdown.

“All three of us are represented by Al Haymon so it should mean making the fights is a lot easier. It should be pretty simple.”



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