Picture special: Josh Warrington v Hisashi Amagasa

JOSH WARRINGTON successfully defended his WBC International featherweight title by defeating Hisashi Amagasa on points.

Josh Warrington celebrates his victory over Hisashi Amagasa at the First Direct Arena, Leeds. Picture: Simon Cooper/PA.

The Leeds boxer hopes it will now see him face IBF world featherweight champion Lee Selby.

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Leeds's Josh Warrington sees off plucky Hisashi Amagasa on points

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Speaking afterwards, Warrington said: “There’s a little bit of learning to be done.

Josh Warrington celebrates his victory over Hisashi Amagasa at First Direct Arena, Leeds. Picture: Simon Cooper/PA.

“It’s a fight (selby) that Leeds people want, it’s a fight that I want.

“I think I’ve got what it takes to beat him.”

Here are a selection of pictures from Saturday’s night bout at Leeds’s First Direct Arena ...

Josh Warrington celebrates his victory over Hisashi Amagasa with his team atFirst Direct Arena, Leeds. Picture: Simon Cooper/PA.
Josh Warrington (right) and Hisashi Amagasa. Picture: Simon Cooper/PA.
Hisashi Amagasa (left), goads Leeds' Josh Warrington on Saturday night. Picture: Simon Cooper/PA.
Josh Warrington (right), finds his range against Hisashi Amagasa on Saturday night. Picture: Simon Cooper/PA.
Josh Warrington celebrates his victory over Hisashi Amagasa at First Direct Arena, Leeds. Picture: Simon Cooper/PA.
Josh Warrington celebrates his victory over Hisashi Amagasa with his team atFirst Direct Arena, Leeds. Picture: Simon Cooper/PA.
Josh Warrington (right) and Hisashi Amagasa. Picture: Simon Cooper/PA.
Hisashi Amagasa (left), goads Leeds' Josh Warrington on Saturday night. Picture: Simon Cooper/PA.
Josh Warrington (right), finds his range against Hisashi Amagasa on Saturday night. Picture: Simon Cooper/PA.