Andrew Selby: Welsh flyweight wins third professional fight

Andrew Selby
Andrew Selby represented Wales at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow

Welsh flyweight Andrew Selby's impressive start to his professional career continued with a points victory over Nicaraguan Everth Briceno.

Selby, 26, won every round in the six-round contest in Carshalton, Surrey against an experienced 37-year-old, who has twice fought for a world title.

The Welshman beat Haji Juma on his professional debut in October, and then beat Jozsef Ajtai in November.

He feels a world title shot is realistic after another eight bouts.

With two European Championship gold medals (2011 and 2013) and a silver medal at the 2011 World Championships, Selby is classed as Wales' most successful amateur boxer.

He can also boast an unbeaten 10-fight record in the World Series of Boxing, a professional competition open to amateurs.

His brother is current World IBF Featherweight champion Lee Selby.

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