Selby signs with Matchroom

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In a month which has lead to nigh on every fighter in British boxing being to be rumoured to be signing with Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom today at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel they unveiled their newest recruit to Team Matchroom and it was British and Commonwealth featherweight champion Lee Selby.

Eddie Hearn told DAILY SPORT”I’m excited to have signed Lee as he is such an amazing talent, which I saw first hand in Belfast when he won every round against our man Martin Lindsay,”

“I am convinced that Lee will be a world champ and my aim is to make him a household name.”

Selby who has won all but 1 of 15 outings as a pro will have his first fight under the guidance of Matchroom on April 20 at the Winter Garden’s in Blackpool. He’ll then get a second fight on June 15 in Wales fighting on the same bill as Gavin Rees and then a third to be announced in due course more than likely in September.

Selby said”I’m delighted to have signed with Matchroom and am looking forward to building on what I’ve already achieved.” Hearn added”We want to build him in Wales and then the rest of the Uk before the possibility of big fight in the US.”




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