Lee Selby entered this fight with a boxing record of 21-1-0 (8 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.6 featherweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Nicholas Walters). His only loss occurred in 2009 when he faced Samir Mouneimne, since then he has collected 17 consecutive victories winning the Ibf world belt in his last bout, against Evgeny Gradovich (=Gradovich vs Selby).
His opponent, the former world champion in three different weight classes Fernando Montiel, has an official record of 54-4-2 (39 knockouts) and he entered as the No.15 in the same weight class. He suffered his last defeat in 2011, against Victor Terrazas, and then he has won eight bouts beating Rogelio Jun Doliguez in his last one (=Montiel vs Doliguez). Selby vs Montiel is valid for the IBF World featherweight title; undercard of Devon Alexander vs Aaron Martinez. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Gila River Arena, Glendale, Arizona, USA
Division: featherweight (126 lbs, 57.2 kg)
Title: IBF World featherweight title
Selby’s previous fight: Evgeny Gradovich vs Lee Selby
Montiel’s previous fight: Fernando Montiel vs Rogelio Jun Doliguez
Selby’s next fight: Lee Selby vs Eric Hunter
Montiel’s next fight: Fernando Montiel vs Jorge Lara