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Demetrius Andrade tells Billy Joe Saunders to “get ready” for fight

By Scott Gilfoid: Former two-time junior middleweight champion Demetrius Andrade plans on going through with his WBO ordered fight against World Boxing Organization middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders, and he wants him to “get ready” for the contest. The unbeaten 30-year-old Andrade (25-0, 16 KOs) signed with Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn this week, and […]

Billy Joe Saunders ordered to face Demetrius Andrade by WBO

By Scott Gilfoid: The World Boxing Organization has reportedly ordered WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders (26-0, 12 KOs) to defend against is mandatory challenger former WBO 154lb. champion Demetrius ‘Boo Boo’ Andrade (25-0, 16 KOs) within 10 days or else the WBO will order a purse bid. Needless to say, this is a high […]

WBO states Demetrius Andrade likely Billy Joe Saunders’ next mandatory

By Scott Gilfoid: The World Boxing Organization stated on Thursday that #2 WBO Demetrius Andrade will likely be the next mandatory challenger to WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders when the time comes. … Read

Billy Joe Saunders to fight in September

By Scott Gilfoid: Billy Joe Saunders will be back in September to defend his WBO middleweight title against an opponent still to be determined. Saunders’ promoter Frank Warren says he’s had preliminary talks in setting up a fight for the 28-year-old Saunders (26-0, 12 KOs). Saunders had been hoping to fight IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady […]

Saunders says he’s too clever to box Murray while injured, then calls him out for street fight

By Scott Gilfoid: A day after pulling out of his June 23 fight against Martin Murray, the Injured WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders said today on Instagram that he’s “too clever” to fight with an injury. … Read

Billy Joe Saunders injury update

Further to yesterday’s announcements over social media, an injury has unfortunately again forced Billy Joe Saunders to withdraw from his WBO Middleweight World Title defence against Martin Murray scheduled for June 23 at The O2 in London.… Read

Saunders pulls out of Murray fight due to injury – again

By Scott Gilfoid: WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders (26-0, 12 KOs) has pulled out of his June 23 title defense against #6 WBO Martin Murray (36-4-1, 17 KOs) and it remains to be seen whether he’ll reschedule. Saunders, 28, reportedly has a hamstring injury that he suffered during training camp. … Read

Billy Joe Saunders injured again – Saunders vs Murray

WBO world middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders has pulled out of a scheduled June 23 fight with Martin Murray due to injury. Saunders (26-0-KO12) had been due to make the fourth defence of his title at The O2 but suffered a setback in training camp.… Read

Jermall Charlo: Billy Joe Saunders is a complete trash of a fighter

By Jim Dower: Interim WBC middleweight champion Jermall Charlo thinks WBO 160lb champion Billy Joe Saunders is a complete “trash of a fighter” and he would more than happy to face him and beat him if the opportunity presents itself. Charlo thinks Saunders talks a lot of trash, and he would love to shut him […]

Saunders says Golden Boy “all talk” about making Canelo fight

By Jeff Aranow: Billy Joe Saunders doubts that Golden Boy Promotions is serious about wanting to negotiate a deal for him to fight Saul Canelo Alvarez on September 15. Golden Boy has recently said that reached out to talk to Saunders’ promoter to put together a deal. However, Saunders doesn’t seem to believe the fight […]

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