Lee Selby v Josh Warrington: Elland Road to host title bout

Lee Selby lands a shot on Eduardo Ramirez
Lee Selby's latest defence of his IBF title was his win over Eduardo Ramirez in December 2017

Leeds United's Elland Road ground will be the venue for Lee Selby's defence of his IBF world featherweight title against Josh Warrington on 19 May.

Leeds is Warrington's home city and will witness the culmination of a heated rivalry between the pair.

"The plan is to beat Warrington and then go over to Belfast and beat Carl Frampton," Selby told BBC Sport Wales.

"He's got emotionally attached to me. I will give him an educated boxing lesson... and then move on."

Warrington said he is looking forward to dispelling the theory that Selby, 30, is the best featherweight in the country.

The 27-year-old said: "For the past three or four years our names have always been mentioned together.

"He's always been that one step ahead of me and everyone has always looked at him as the number one featherweight in the UK, but that will change on 19 May."

Warrington is undefeated in 26 fights, while Selby has 26 wins and one defeat on his record.

The bout will be Selby's fifth defence of the world title he claimed in 2015.

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