San Diego (January 29, 2014)–Thus 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.
The show begins at 3pm est / 12 noon pac and will feature a Lightweight bout between Gary Buckland (27-3, 9 KO’s)and former world champion Gavin Rees (37-3-1, 18 KO’s) as well as an appearance by 2012 Olympic Gold Medal winner Anthony Joshua (3-0, 3 KO’s)
Selby of Barry Wales has been having a solid camp and is taking nothing lightly.
“Training is going well. He is a southpaw but everything is on track,”said Selby. “Munroe is very tough and experienced and has only lost to world champions. It will be a very credible win as he has defeated guys who have gone on to win world championships.”
Knowing that the European belt is a gateway to world supremacy, Selby feel that he is close to realizing a dream.
“All I need is a win and after this it’s on the road to a world title. Once I win this title, I want to defend it one or two times and look for a world title eliminator. I feel that I am very close as a guy I already defeated in Viorel Simon is being mentioned as a possible opponent for WBC champion Jhonny Gonzalez.”
“Gonzalez is the guy I would like to fight as I consider the WBC belt the highest regarded title.”
Selby feels that a big performance on Saturday will enhance himself to the American fight fans.
“This is a massive opportunity to showcase my talent and for people can see me across another continent. Hopefully the American fans can see my style that I like to mix it up and good I have boxing skills.”
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