May 19 2018
Saturday

Elland Road Stadium, Leeds, United Kingdom

12 rounds contest @ Featherweight
26-1-0
SD 12

Score cards

  • 113-115
  • 112-116
  • 115-113
SD 12
26-0-0

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Belts on The Line

IBF World Featherweight Championship

The tape

35
Age
32
5' 9" / 174 cm
Height
5' 7" / 170 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
N/A
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

UDUDTKOUDUD
Form
TKOMDTKOUDUD
26
Wins
26
9
By KO
6
35
KO%
23
1
Loses
0
0
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2009

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

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Lee Selby vs Josh Warrington report

Who won Selby vs Warrington?

Josh Warrington beat Lee Selby by split decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 19th May 2018 at Elland Road Stadium in Leeds.

The scorecards were announced as 113-115, 112-116, 115-113 in favor of winner Josh Warrington.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).

This contest was for the IBF featherweight championship of the world.

Selby vs Warrington stats

Lee Selby stepped into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Josh Warrington made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 26 wins and 0 draws, with 6 of those by knock out.

The stats suggested Selby had advantage in power over Warrington, with a 35% knock out percentage over Warrington's 23%.

Lee Selby was the older man by 3 years, at 35 years old.

Selby had a height advantage of 2 inches over Warrington.

Both Lee Selby & Josh Warrington fought out of an orthodox stance.

Selby was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 1 year and 3 months earlier than Warrington, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 11 more professional rounds, 260 to Warrington's 249.

Josh Warrington was ranked number 1 by the IBF in the 126lb division.

Selby vs Warrington form

Selby had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Eduardo Ramirez on 9th December 2017 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at Copper Box Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had defeated Jonathan Victor Barros on 15th July 2017 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.

Going into that contest, he had beat Andoni Gago on 4th March 2017 by technical knockout in the 9th round at The O2 Arena, London.

Before that, he had won against Eric Hunter on 9th April 2016 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London.

He had beat Fernando Montiel on 14th October 2015 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at Gila River Arena, Glendale, United States.

Warrington had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Mauricio Lara on 13th February 2021 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had defeated Sofiane Takoucht on 12th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at First Direct Arena, Leeds.

Going into that contest, he had won against Kid Galahad on 15th June 2019 by majority decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at First Direct Arena, Leeds.

Before that, he had defeated Carl Frampton on 22nd December 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

He had beat Lee Selby on 19th May 2018 by split decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at Elland Road Stadium, Leeds.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Josh Warrington had been fighting more than Lee Selby.

Going to this contest, Lee Selby had last fought 4 years, 11 months and 23 days ago, while Josh Warrington's last outing had been 1 year, 9 months and 19 days ago.

Selby's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 1 month and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 57 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11.4 rounds on average.

Warrington's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.4 rounds on average.

What time did Selby vs Warrington start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM BST at Elland Road Stadium, Leeds, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.

Who broadcast Selby vs Warrington?

Selby vs Warrington was broadcast on BT Sport 1 in the UK.

What were the odds on Selby vs Warrington?

Lee Selby was a 1/4 (-400) favourite going into the contest, while Josh Warrington made his way into the ring at 3/1 (+300) with oddsmakers.

Lee Selby vs Josh Warrington news

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Result

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108

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