If the scorecards of the three ringside judges were any indication, Lee Selby put on one heck of a performance in his American debut.
After crossing the pond for his first fight on these shores, Lee Selby proceeded to submarine his opponent in waters as deep as the Atlantic.
From Lee Selby’s perspective, trash talk is cheap. All that really matters is what transpires within the four corners of the ring.
Welsh boxing legend Joe Calzaghe insists Lee Selby could rule the roost in the 126-pound division for many years—as long as he develops a detonating knockout punch.
To quote French poet Charles Baudelaire, or maybe it was AC/DC: “It’s a long way to the top if you want to rock and roll.” And the trip is no shorter if you’re blasting noses in place of eardrums for a living. Just ask Lee Selby.
Tony Borg has coached Lee Selby since the latter turned professional in 2008. Given their lengthy relationship, it’s understandable that Borg would be immensely proud of the fact that Selby secured a 126-pound world title this year.
Having made his way across the pond, Lee Selby is eager to show America—and Fernando Montiel—what he’s made of
Lee Selby, who became a 126-pound world champion earlier this year, is set to make his U.S. debut later this month. And as fight night nears, the native of Barry, Wales, in the U.K. can’t contain his enthusiasm any more than a 5-year-old on Christmas Eve.
Not long ago, Devon Alexander was a two-division world champion who boasted a 25-1 record and a reputation as a force at 147 pounds.