Highlight 5 | Issue | Premium | Preview | Jun 11 2019

Josh Warrington vs Kid Galahad – who wins?

Paul Wheeler previews the Josh Warrington vs Kid Galahad IBF featherweight world title fight
Josh Warrington vs Kid Galahad
Warrington will fight Galahad at the Leeds Arena Action Images/Lee Smith

IN his two most recent contests, Josh Warrington has been the underdog. He wasn’t expected to wrest the IBF featherweight title away from Lee Selby in May last year, but he did. He wasn’t expected to successfully retain his belt against Carl Frampton seven months later, but he did.

This Saturday (June 15), at the First Direct Arena in his hometown of Leeds, the popular 28-year-old defends his crown for the second time in a fight that, for once, he is expected to win. But just as he overturned the odds against Selby and Frampton, his challenger this weekend – fellow unbeaten Kid Galahad – possesses the skills to potentially pull off an upset of his own.

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