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Virus forces Lee v Saunders postponement

WBO World Middleweight Champion, Andy Lee, has been hit with a virus which has caused his fight against mandatory challenger Billy Joe Saunders to be postponed from the 19th September 2015.

Whilst the virus is not serious, Lee’s Promoter, manager and trainer, Adam Booth, informed co-promoter Frank Warren about it and whilst the Lee camp were happy to see if it cleared up in the next fortnight Warren, who also manages Billy Joe Saunders, was not prepared to take the risk with so much at stake for the Broadcasters, Boxers and the fans. Continue reading

Billy Joe Saunders getting ready for Andy Lee

Billy Joe Saunders starts his training camp today with the clock counting down to his massive WBO World Middleweight title clash against champion Andy Lee on Saturday 19th September at Thomond Park in Limerick.

The Hatfield star has set up camp at the plush MGM training complex in Marbella with his renown trainer Jimmy Tibbs as they prepare for the biggest fight of Saunders’ unbeaten 22-fight career with just over six weeks’ to go until the showdown. Continue reading

Full Results from SSE Arena, Wembley

OVILL McKENZIE WTKO2 (2:04) JANNE FORSMAN

Derby’s Ovill McKenzie adds the WBA Continental Cruiserweight title to his British and Commonwealth titles with a second round stoppage of Finland’s Janne Forsman. Big-hitting McKenzie dropped Forsman in the first with a hard right hook to the body, but was up at eight and survived to the end of the round. In the second round two clubbing hooks from McKenzie dropped Forsman, although up at eight, the referee Terry O’Connor waved it off. Continue reading

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