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Josh Warrington - IBF World Champion - at Morley RFC

6 days ago By Dennis Elam

Josh is guest speaker at Morley chambers meeting - see details to gain entry

This event is organised by the Morley Chamber of Trade and Commerce.
IMPORTANT - See details for non-members.

We are delighted to welcome Josh Warrington as our guest speaker for September's Morley Chamber Members Meeting.

Josh will be talking about his recent success of becoming the IBF World Champion, his progression from becoming a professional boxer in 2009, his career as a Dental Technician and his passion for the city of Leeds.

Wednesday 19th September 2018
6pm until 7.30pm
Morley Rugby Club

This event will follow the usual structure for Morley CoC members meetings. We will begin registration and networking in the bar from 6pm. Our guest speaker will present from 6.20pm. There will be a 5 minute Q&A following Josh's talk and we will end our members meeting with drinks and networking in the bar from 7.00pm.

Please note this is only for Members of Morley Chamber of Trade and Commerce.

Non-Members wishing to attend should email info@morleychamber.co.uk.

This event is FREE for members.

A non-refundable charge of £10 is required for non-members. Please note non-members can only attend if you receive a confirmation email from info@morleychamber.co.uk.

Members wishing to bring a guest along should also email info@morleychamber.co.uk and await a conformation.

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From Wikepedia
Josh Warrington (born 14 November 1990) is a British professional boxer who has held the IBF featherweight title since May 2018.[2] He has previously held the WBC International, European, Commonwealth, British, and English featherweight titles.[3][4][5][6]

Warrington is ranked as the second best featherweight in the UK and the sixth best featherweight in the world by BoxRec as of May 2018.[7]

Josh graduated from the University of Leeds in 2013.


On 23 January, it was confirmed that Warrington would fight IBF world champion Lee Selby (26-1) in his first world title fight on 19 May. On January 30th, Elland Road Stadium, the home of Leeds United was confirmed as the venue for the fight.

Warrington commented on the fight: "By winning this fight, not only do I get my hands on a world title, but it’s a chance to show everyone that I’m the best featherweight in the UK and propel myself onto the world level." Warrington was accompanied to the ring by ex Leeds United player Lucas Radebe whilst band Kaiser Chiefs performed live.

Josh Warrington secured a split-decision victory over Selby by thoroughly outworking him for the majority of the twelve rounds to claim the title, and hand Selby his second career loss.[52]

Updated 19:26 - 14 Sep 2018 by Dennis Elam

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