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Lee Selby wants to join Joe Calzaghe as a Welsh boxing great – and says that journey begins on Saturday with European Featherweight title glory against Rendall Munroe at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff.
The Barry stylist has been on a fantastic run of fights, seeing of seven top class fighters on his way to his clash with Munroe. The former World title challenger from Leicester is confident of becoming a two-weight European champ and taking Selby’s British title in with the bargain, but his host expects to shine on his first ever pro outing in Cardiff and wants to emulate the great World champions of Wales like Calzaghe.
“The show has sold really well and a great win means I will headline here again and again,” said Selby, who tipped the scales at 125.5 lbs, with Munroe weighing 124.5 lbs. “It would be nice to have the recognition of Steve Robinson, Robbie Regan and Joe Calzaghe who all fought a lot in Wales and did amazing things for the sport and the country. This is big-time...
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This Saturday afternoon at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff, Wales, Lee Selby (17-1, 6 KO's) will defend his British Featherweight and vie for the vacant European Featherweight crown when he takes on Rendall Munroe (27-3-1, 11 KO's) that will headline a fantastic afternoon of boxing on AWE.
Lee Selby wants to join Joe Calzaghe as a Welsh boxing great – and says that journey begins on Saturday with European Featherweight title glory against Rendall Munroe at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff, live on Sky Sports.
Saturday February 1st, at the Motorpoint Arena, in Cardiff boxing fans are being treated to a fantastic bill of boxing headlined by Lee Selby vs Rendall Munroe for the EBU (European) featherweight and BBBofC British featherweight titles.
Matchroom Sport’s inaugural show of the new year takes place on Saturday, 1 February 2014 at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff, Wales and features the promotional team’s two stand out Welsh boxers, Lee Selby and Gavin Rees in good fights on what should be a passionate night in the Principality. The main event pits Selby, 17-1 (6), from Barry, against veteran Rendall Munroe, 27...