Originally written July 11, 2013 on Pro Boxing Fans:
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Lee Selby says his clash with Viorel Simion in Betfair’s ‘The Homecoming’ will determine if he can mix it with the World class featherweights.Selby has been in sparkling form this year, starting with his master class win over Martin Lindsay in Belfast in February where he defended his British and Commonwealth titles then despatching rugged Australian Corey McConnell inside five rounds in Blackpool in May. The Welshman’s promoter Eddie Hearn believes Selby is destined to become a World champion, and the 26 year old says he has to prove that he is ready to move up to challenge the best in the division. "This is a big step up in class from all my previous opponents, so we will see how good I really am,” said Selby, who challenges for the WBC International title. “Simion is number four in the WBC so this is a real-life World class opponent I will be facing. He is no push over and he will be coming to win. He has defended his title twice and he will be trying to defend it again on S...
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