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Lee Selby in farcical fight with George Kambosos Jr after two-minute round mistake in world title eliminator

LEE SELBY’S fight with George Kambosos Jr was marred by farcical scenes after a blundering two-minute round erroer.

The Welshman was boxing his Australian opponent on the undercard of Dereck Chisora’s clash with Oleksandr Usyk when the gaffe happened.

Lee Selby lost his IBF world title eliminator to George Kambosos Jnr

During the world lightweight title eliminator, the timekeeper called off round eight one-minute early.

Sky Sports Box Office viewers were left baffled and furious with the mistake at such a high-profile pay-per-view show.

It is thought the two-minute round occurred as there had been two women’s fights on the card before.

Female fighters clash for a minute less than their counterparts, including Savannah Marshall’s world title win over Hannah Rankin.

But one viewer fumed: “So, round 8 was just a two minute round. How is stuff like that happening in boxing these days?”

Another added: “Two minute round. That’s f***ing disgraceful.”

One said: “The time keeper done to many women’s fights tonight thinks it’s two minute rounds.”

Selby went on to lose the fight via split decision, 118-110 Kambosos, 115-114 Selby and 116-112 Kambosos.

The Australian is now mandatory for Teofimo Lopez’s IBF world title, and could face him next year.

He said after the fight at Wembley Arena: “Let’s get it on, two lions, let’s go to war.”

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