Boxing: Lee Selby faces unbeaten Viorel Simion in Hull on July 13
Last Updated: 12/06/13 2:39pm
Lee Selby with British and Commonwealth Featherweight belts
Lee Selby will face unbeaten Viorel Simion on Betfair's 'The Homecoming' bill at the MS3 Craven Park in Hull on July 13, live on Sky Sports.
Welsh featherweight star Selby switches from the Bolton show on June 29, when Paul Smith and Tony Dodson meet for the vacant British Super-Middleweight Title, to meet the Romanian in a bumper outdoor show.
Olympic Gold medal star Luke Campbell MBE tops the Hull show in a huge night for 26-year-old Selby.
Selby has claimed the British and Commonwealth titles in the past 18 months against Stephen Smith and impressing in defences against John Simpson, Patrick Okine, Martin Lindsay and Corey O'Connell.
The 31-year-old Simion won the WBC International title in July 2011 and has defended the belt successfully twice since.
Selby's promoter Eddie Hearn said: "I'm delighted to have been able to bring Viorel over for this fight.
"It's Lee's first big test on the world stage and having watched Viorel in action, I think we can expect a cracking fight where Lee will show everybody just how good he is."
Selby and Simion feature on a massive night of action to close the boxing season on Sky Sports, with the blockbuster welterweight rematch between unbeaten Sheffield star Kell Brook and American danger man Carson Jones headlining.
Liverpool's Derry Mathews and Hull's Tommy Coyle meet for the vacant Commonwealth lightweight title on a bill also including English super middleweight champion Rocky Fielding, unbeaten middleweight sensation John Ryder, and light-welterweight Curtis Woodhouse.