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BILLY JOE SAUNDERS RUMORS

Willie Monroe wants Canelo, Saunders, Lemieux or Stevens

Willie Monroe, Jr. is ready for another major opportunity after a year where he defeated two title challengers. The native of Rochester, New York scored unanimous decision victories over John Thompson and Gabriel Rosado in 2016 to put himself in position to be mentioned for an early-2017 bout with Canelo Alvarez or a world title opportunity with WBO champion Billy Joe Saunders. Monroe...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
9 days ago

Saunders successfully defends title against Akavov

PAISLEY, Scotland (AP) Billy Joe Saunders enjoyed a successful first defense of his WBO middleweight title against Artur Akavov on Saturday night, with the British boxer starting slowly but finishing the 12-rounder strongly. The three judges called it 116-113, 116-112 and 115-113 in favor of Saunders (24-0) at the Lagoon Leisure Centre in Paisley. With former world heavyweight...
Via Associated Press
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Saunders & Eubank no longer splitting May 9th card; Saunders to fight for interim title

British middleweight rivals Billy Joe Saunders and Chris Eubank Jr. will not feature at the Saturday, May 9th card at Wembley, but the show will proceed with Londoners Frank Buglioni, Bradley Skeete and Mitchell Smith in action. Saunders – who defeated Eubank Jr. in a battle of undefeated fighters last November – is the mandatory challenger to WBO World Champion Andy Lee and...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Saunders-Eubank Jr presser: Saunders “If Eubank beats me I’ll retire”

Bitter rival Billy Joe Saunders and Chris Eubank Jr. came head-to-head for the first time today ahead of their Battle of Britain this Saturday at the ExCeL London. The pair collide with Saunders’ titles on the line, which also doubles up as a WBO eliminator. Saunders has been snubbed three times before at press conference by the Brighton starlet, but Eubank Jr. made a solo appearance...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Billy Joe Saunders vs. Chris Eubank Jr preview & prediction

Fight Pick & Preview - Saunders vs. Eubank Jr: Billy Joe Saunders (20-0, 11KOs) and Chris Eubank (18-0, 13KOs) have little time to waste. Both men are 25 years of age, both are undefeated in their professional careers and they have a mutual disregard for one another. It is in these conditions that the pair meet on November 29th, on the undercard to another big British rivalry...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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