Josh Warrington defends IBF featherweight title with split decision over Kid Galahad | Boxing News |

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Josh Warrington defends IBF featherweight title with split decision over Kid Galahad | Boxing News |

Josh Warrington defends IBF featherweight title with split decision over Kid Galahad | Boxing News |

Josh Warrington celebrates in front of his home town fans in Leeds

Josh Warrington defeated Kid Galahad via a split decision to successful defend his IBF world featherweight title for a second time.

Warrington claimed victory in front of his hometown fans after a close and physical contest at the First Direct Arena in Leeds via scores of 116-113, 115-112 with Howard Foster favouring Galahad by 115-113.

Galahad used his elusive movement to avoid many of Warrington’s punches but the champion upped his work rate in the later rounds to hand his Sheffield rival his first defeat in 27 contests.

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