• Sat, Oct 26, 2019

On Saturday, October 26 at the O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom Ricky «Rickster» Burns will meet Lee «Lightning» Selby in a 12-round lightweight fight.

Ricky Burns vs. Lee Selby
Ricky Burns
Ricky Burns
Rickster
Lee Selby
Lee Selby
Lightning
Country United KingdomUnited Kingdom United KingdomUnited Kingdom
Age 36 age 32 age
Height 5′ 10″ (178 cm) 5′ 8½″ (174 cm)
Reach 70″ (178 cm) 69″ (175 cm)
Division lightweight (135 lbs) lightweight (135 lbs)
Stance orthodox orthodox
Titles - -
Record 43 - 7 - 1
(16 KOs)
27 - 2 - 0
(9 KOs)
KO% 37% 33%
Lee Selby won by majority decision (MD).

Date and Time

The fight night will begin on Saturday, October 26 at 5 p.m. (London).

Arena

The professional boxing match will be held at the O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

On which TV channel can I watch the live broadcast of the fight Ricky Burns vs Lee Selby?

Burns vs. Selby Full Fight Highlights

Burns vs. Selby Video Preview

Who is fighting on the undercard on Sat, Oct 26, 2019?

Division Boxer №1 Boxer №2 Notes
super lightweight (140 lbs) Regis Prograis Josh Taylor For WBA (Super), IBF and WBC (Diamond) titles
heavyweight (200+ lbs) Dereck Chisora David Price For vacant WBO Inter-Continental title
lightweight (135 lbs) Ricky Burns Lee Selby
cruiserweight (200 lbs) Yves Ngabu Lawrence Okolie For EBU European title
welterweight (147 lbs) Conor Benn Laszlo Toth For WBA Continental title
super welterweight (154 lbs) Abass Baraou John O'Donnell For WBC International title
super middleweight (168 lbs) Denis Radovan Luke Blackledge
middleweight (160 lbs) Austin Williams Miroslav Juna
super bantamweight (122 lbs) Shannon Courtenay Melinda Habran
Ricky «Rickster» Burns

Ricky «Rickster» Burns

Ricky Burns is a British professional boxer.

Professional boxing record

  • Total fights: 51
  • Wins: 43
  • Wins by KO: 16
  • Losses: 7
  • Losses by KO: 0
  • Draws: 1
Lee Selby

When we stood next to each other, I felt I was the slightly bigger guy. We’ll just see how it goes on the night. If he wants to come out and box, it’s gonna be a boxing match. I am looking to go out and box and do what I usually do.

- Lee Selby,
former IBF featherweight champion

Ricky «Rickster» Burns Highlights

Lee «Lightning» Selby

Lee «Lightning» Selby

Lee Selby is a British professional boxer.

Professional boxing record

  • Total fights: 29
  • Wins: 27
  • Wins by KO: 9
  • Losses: 2
  • Losses by KO: 0
  • Draws: 0
Ricky Burns

Lee came up to Scotland to help me out when I boxed Terence Crawford, so we know each other well. The spars were fantastic. It was great preparation obviously for that fight, Crawford was a switch-hitter, and Lee likes to do a bit of that himself.
Everybody keeps on asking 'how long have you got left?' But I still enjoy it, I still love the sport and these are the fights I want to be involved in. I'm confident of going out there and getting the win and that's all I'm focused on.

- Ricky Burns,
former WBO and WBA champion

Lee «Lightning» Selby Highlights

Latest Odds

  • Selby to win: 4/6
  • Burns to win: 7/5
  • Draw: 20/1

Prediction

Sergey Loktev
Who will win: Burns or Selby?

Burns held 51 professional boxing matches, in 7 of them he lost, however, all 7 by decision.
Such a long career ruined him. In recent years, he has boxed differently than before, completely unexpectedly lost to Anthony Crolla by unanimous decision.
Selby is 4 years younger than Burns. He was also a world champion, but still hungry and now wants to become a lightweight champion.

Most likely, Selby will not be able to knock out Burns, but will exhaust him all 12 rounds, as a result of which either Ricky will refuse to continue the fight himself or the judges will give the victory by unanimous decision to Lee.

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sports editor

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