sport news Josh Warrington targets fight in the US after Kid Galahad victory

Josh Warrington targets unification fight in the US against Leo Santa Cruz, Gary Russell Jr, or Oscar Valdez after edging Kid Galahad in split decision Josh Warrington defended his IBF featherweight title against Kid Galahad The scrappy fight ended in a split decision, as Warrington now looks to move on He wants a unification fight in the US against Santa Cruz, Russell Jr, or Valdez

By Riath Al-Samarrai for MailOnline

Published: 01:54 BST, 16 June 2019 | Updated: 01:54 BST, 16 June 2019

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Josh Warrington is targeting a unification fight in the US after edging a split decision against Kid Galahad.

Warrington struggled to find any rhythm in his defence of the IBF featherweight title, but now wants to move on and face one of Leo Santa Cruz, the WBA champion, WBC holder Gary Russell Jr or Oscar Valdez, the WBO champion.

After winning with margins of 116-112 and 116-113, with one card of 115-113 to Galahad, Warrington said it was time to cross the Atlantic after previous wins against Lee Selby and Carl Frampton.

Josh Warrington successfully defended his IBF featherweight title against Kid Galahad

Josh Warrington successfully defended his IBF featherweight title against Kid Galahad

It was a scrappy fight, which ended up with Warrington winning the bout by split decision

It was a scrappy fight, which ended up with Warrington winning the bout by split decision

He said: 'There is nothing left for me over

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