Josh Warrington takes IBF title from Lee Selby after pulsating Leeds fight

  • Leeds fan wins on split decision in front of home crowd
  • Carl Frampton may be next for Warrington

Josh Warrington admitted he felt the pressure to deliver at his beloved Elland Road after upsetting the odds to wrench the IBF featherweight title from Lee Selby after a 12-round thriller.

The fervent Leeds supporter Warrington was roared into the ring by an expectant crowd – estimated to be around 25,000 – in his home city as he challenged for world honours for the first time.

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