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World champ Selby says he would drop weight to fight Frampton

NEWLY crowned IBF Featherweight champion of the World Lee Selby claims he would move down in weight to face his super bantamweight equivalent Carl Frampton or even stable mate Scott Quigg.

The 28-year-old became, who holds a win over Martin Lindsay became Wales’ 12th world champion when he secured a technical decision over Evgeny Gradovich in London on Saturday night and joined the list of people name dropping ‘The Jackal’.

Fellow featherweight champions Nicholas Walters, Gary Russell Jr and Vasyl Lomachenko in his mediate sights, but claims he is open to moving down and facing Frampton or Quigg.

“Quigg and Frampton are big names in boxing and I’m happy to fight anyone so we’ll what happens,” Selby told sportinglife.com.

“But I’m very comfortable at featherweight and I know there will be plenty of opportunities for me now.

“The better the opponent, the better Lee Selby you will see. Each opponent I have been fighting, I have been beating with ease. Each level and each fighter I fight, I’m just going to get better and better.”


Integral part of the Irish boxing community for over 13 years