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Saunders to Monroe Jr: “You’re mentally weak”

By Scott Gilfoid: WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders (24-0, 12 KOs) spent the better part of Monday’s kickoff press conference telling #5 WBO Willie Monroe Jr. (21-2, 6 KOs) that he’s “mentally weak” ahead of their fight on September 16 at the Copper Box Arena in London, England. … Read

Billy Joe Saunders fights Willie Monroe Jr. on Sep.16

WBO Middleweight World Champion Billy Joe Saunders will make the second defence of his crown against New York’s Willie Monroe Jr on Saturday 16th September at London’s Copper Box Arena, live on BT Sport and BoxNation.… Read

Billy Joe Saunders to fight Willie Monroe Jr. on Sep.16

By Dan Ambrose: As reported previously by Boxing News 24, WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders will be making his next defense against former world title challenger Willie Monroe Jr. (21-2, 6 KOs) on September 16 at the Copper Box Arena in London, England. … Read

Billy Joe Saunders vs. Willie Monroe Jr. possible for September 16

By Allan Fox: There’s talk that WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders (24-0, 12 KOs) will be making his next defense of his title against possibly #5 WBO Willie Monroe Jr. (21-2, 6 KOs) on September 16 at the Copper Box Arena in London, England. The fight hasn’t been confirmed, but there;’s a lot of […]

David Lemieux and Billy Joe Saunders trade insults

By William Mackay: Former IBF middleweight champion David Lemieux and current WBO 160 pound belt holder Billy Joe Saunders traded insults on social media on Tuesday in taking jabs at one another. Lemieux (38-3, 33 KOs) wants to fight the 27-year-old Saunders in his next fight, and the feelings seem mutual. … Read

Saunders v Khurtsidze update

WBO Middleweight World Champion Billy Joe Saunders will no longer feature on the Saturday 8th July show at the Copper Box Arena after his mandatory challenger Avtandil Khurtsidze was arrested in New York.… Read

Saunders vs. Khurtsidze statement

Today, Queensberry Promotions were informed that Billy Joe Saunders’ mandatory challenger Avtandil Khurtsidze was yesterday arrested in New York, indicted under the RICO Act.… Read

Lou Dibella – Khurtsidze Can Crush Saunders’ Dreams 

Billy Joe Saunders has been warned that his dreams of facing the winner of Canelo Alvarez v Gennady Golovkin will be ruined by the desire of Avtandil Khurtsidze. Undefeated Saunders, 27, makes the second defence his WBO Middleweight title against the colourful Georgian at London’s Copper Box Arena on July 8, live on BT Sport […]

Saunders slams Golovkin and Khurtsidze

By Scott Gilfoid: WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders (24-0, 12 KOs) ripped into middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin and challenger Avandil Khurtsidze (33-2-2, 22 KOs) at a press conference to hype his fight on July 8 at the Georgian fighter at the Copper Box Arena in London, England. Saunders said that Golovkin didn’t look […]

Andre Rozier: Khurtsidze Will ‘Beat Down’ Billy Joe Saunders!

Andre Rozier, trainer of newly-crowned WBO Interim World Middleweight Champion Avtandil Khurtsidze, believes his man will ‘beat down’ undefeated Hatfield star Billy Joe Saunders when the pair face-off for the full WBO crown. Khurtsidze – a short, stocky beast of a boxer – silenced the Leicester Arena crowd on Saturday by heavily flooring Birmingham’s Tommy […]

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