Date: 13th October 2015 at 7:03pm
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After winning the IBF lightweight crown, Lee Selby?s supporters might have been hoping that the Welshman would make a first defence of the title he won in his own country.

However, boxing is big business and the chance to maximize his earning revenue whilst also raising his profile in the United States.

This Thursday evening, in Arizona, Selby makes that first defence of his IBF lightweight title against the veteran Mexican fighter Fernando Montiel.

It?ll be a tough fight for Selby but he is confident that he will get the win that sees him hang on to his IBF belt and the 28-year-old is already hoping that, in the not too distant future, he can take part in an all-British clash against the popular Leeds fighter, Josh Warrington, with Selby remarking,

‘I want to be a worldwide star and to do that you need the big fights in America,.

‘But Warrington is still a fight I’d be interested in. He’s got a big fan base and the UK fans want it, so it’s a lucrative fight.’

If Montiel can be beaten a fight with Warrington, in the UK, would be huge, but who would win?