Josh Warrington has been in no hurry to let his victory over Lee Selby go. His bloodstained shorts are still in his house. A promotional poster printed before the fight is pinned to his fridge. “I’ll be keeping all of it,” he said. “It’s part of what went on that night.”
New Leeds United head coach Marcelo Bielsa said he had been drawn to the job by the “strength of the club and the institution” and promised to keep faith with his philosophy in the Championship after being formally unveiled at Elland Road.
The EFL wants to see an end to legislation banning standing in English football’s top two divisions within the next 12 months and will push for decisions on standing areas in individual grounds to be made at local level.
Carl Frampton’s trainer insisted last night that the Belfast featherweight would be willing to come to Elland Road for an IBF title fight with Josh Warrington, but said the “bigger draw” of Frampton was likely to see any bout take place in Northern Ireland.
PROMOTER Frank Warren said an All-British showdown between Josh Warrington and Carl Frampton was likely to wait until next year after the Leeds boxer positioned himself amongst the elite featherweights with a brilliant win over Lee Selby.
Josh Warrington went home in the early hours of Sunday morning to a fry-up and a concerted stint of “changing sh***y nappies”, turning his mind to fatherhood after the experience of a lifetime, but the future holds more glamour than that.
Promoter Frank Warren said an All-British showdown between Josh Warrington and Carl Frampton was likely to wait until next year after Warrington positioned himself amongst boxing’s elite featherweights with a brilliant win over Lee Selby.