Lee Selby’s title defence fight to go ahead following the death of his Mother

Lee Selby’s title defence fight will go ahead this weekend following the death of his mother just days earlier.

Selby’s Mum, Frankie, sadly died on Tuesday evening. The Barry boxer has been described as “a brave young man” for going ahead with his world title defence against Jonathan Victor Barros on Saturday.

 

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ITV Box Office photo – Lee in action at a public workout in London on Wednesday

Lee’s manager, Jamie Sanigar said: “Lee and the team have made the decision that they will proceed with the contest on Saturday.”

He added: “Lee is a brave young man and he’s here to do a job on Saturday.”

Our thoughts are with the family at this very sad time.

 

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4 thoughts on “Lee Selby’s title defence fight to go ahead following the death of his Mother

  1. Well done soilder aint u mate thinking of lee and his family as such a sad time r.i.p god bless amen lee youre gunna do this we are all so very proud of you reaĺly respect gud luck !!!

  2. What a brave lad his mummy would be proud of him and wouldn’t want him to cancel. We are all behind you Lee

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