Walsh prepared to travel anywhere to fight Pedraza

Liam Walsh is willing to travel to America to fight Jose Pedraza after earning a shot at world super-featherweight title on Saturday.

Walsh defeated Russian boxer Andrey Klimov in Harrow in the final eliminator for the Puerto Rican’s belt.

Pedraza and Terence Crawford – who is the current WBO and WBC super lightweight champion – are the only other two fighters to have beaten Klimov.

And Walsh is prepared to travel anywhere to face Pedraza after scoring 119-108, 120-107, 120-107 in his unanimous decision victory over Klimov.

“If I had my way, it would 100 per cent be in Norwich,” Walsh told the BBC. “If not then we’ll travel away.”

“Let’s travel to America. Let’s get booed out of the arena with all of the odds against me. Let’s be the underdog. I’ll perform under that pressure I’m sure.

“I’ll go anywhere to fight Pedraza. A ring is a ring to me.”