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Video: BT Sport captures the moment Elland Road erupts as Josh Warrington wins world title

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Josh Warrington moved to 26-0 and became the new IBF featherweight world champion by upsetting Lee Selby in a split-decision victory. The bout took place at the home of Leeds United’s, Elland Road.

The judges scored the bout 116-112, 115-113 and 113-115.

BT Sport went behind the scenes of Lee Selby vs. Josh Warrington, where the Leeds fighter became their first World champion.

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The video starts with pre-fight interviews from both fighters and Carl Frampton picks his winner.  It also captures the electric atmosphere generated by Leeds crowd before showing highlights of the fight. The video ends with Warrington sending a message to Carl Frampton who was ringside. Frampton has the final word and reveals he hopes the two can share the ring in the near future.

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With Carl Frampton looking for a big named fighter for his Windsor Park fight in August. Frampton doesn’t believe it will be the new IBF world champion, Josh Warrington.

“It probably doesn’t look like Josh is going to be ready.  He’ll need some time to rest, but I’m fighting in August at Windsor Park,” added Carl Frampton who was part of BBC Radio 5’s live coverage.

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