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Korobov vs. Andy Lee to fight in December, winner to possibly face Billy Joe Saunders

Unbeaten #1 WBO Matt Korobov (24-0, 14 KOs) and #3 WBO Andy Lee (33-2, 23 KOs) will be tangling for the vacant WBO middleweight title in early December in the UK, according to promoter Frank Warren. The fight has been agreed on. The winner of the Korobov-Lee fight will then possibly face #2 WBO Billy Joe Saunders (20-0, 11 KOs) if Saunders defeats #9 WBO Chris Eubank Jr (17-0, 12 KOs) in their November [...]

Billy Joe Saunders faces Chris Eubank Jr on 11/29

The Tyson Fury vs. Dereck Chisora card just got a whole lot better with the news that middleweight contenders Chris Eubank Jr (17-0, 12 KOs) and Billy Joe Saunders (20-0, 11 KOs) will be facing each other on the undercard on November 29th at the Excel Arena in London, England. Saunders and Eubank Jr have been taking verbal shots at each other for the past few months and now they get the chance [...]

Billy Joe Saunders and Chris Eubank Jnr. will clash in one of the biggest all-British showdowns in recent years

Middleweight stars Billy Joe Saunders and Chris Eubank Jnr. will clash in one of the biggest all-British showdowns in recent years promoter Frank Warren confirmed today. The undefeated rivals have traded insults for the last few years and will now finally get to settle their differences in the ring when they face each other on the blockbuster card title ‘Bad Blood’, headlined by Dereck Chisora’s [...]

Billy Joe Saunders backs Frankie Gavin to beat Leonard Bundu this Friday night

New European Middleweight Champion Billy Joe Saunders has backed friend Frankie Gavin to beat Leonard Bundu this Friday night in Wolverhampton and become European Welterweight Champion. Saunders defeated Italian Emanuele Blandamura last Saturday in Manchester with a stunning eighth round stoppage to add the prestigious European belt to his British and Commonwealth titles, and believes Birmingham [...]

Billy Joe Saunders: ‘I’d Be Absolutely Distraught If I Didn’t Waste Eubank Jr Inside Six Rounds”

Unbeaten middleweight Billy Joe Saunders continues to edge ever closer to his dream of becoming the first of travelling stock to win a boxing world title. A 2008 Beijing Olympian at the age of just 18, the brilliant Hatfield southpaw has already cruised to Southern Area, Commonwealth, British and Intercontinental honours as a pro. And collecting the European title against unbeaten [...]

Saunders Focussed On Blandamura, Quillin Can Wait

Billy Joe Saunders says he’s only got eyes for Emanuele Blandamura in the build up to his fight with the undefeated Italian. The Hatfield star aims to add the Vacant European title to his British and Commonwealth belts, but says he is not distracted by the lure of a world title showdown with WBO king Peter Quillin. Saunders features as chief support on the big Dereck Chisora v Tyson Fury show [...]

Tibbs: It Will Be A Proud Moment Seeing Saunders Crowned European Champion

Legendary trainer Jimmy Tibbs says that if Billy Joe Saunders wins the European middleweight it will be one of the proudest moments of his career. Tibbs is preparing British and Commonwealth Champion Saunders for his showdown against undefeated Italian Emanuel Blandamura on Saturday 26th July at the Phones 4 U Arena in Manchester, with the vacant European title on the line. East End [...]

Saunders vs Blandamura; Winner Gets Quillin Next

Middleweight star Billy Joe Saunders says he cut through unbeaten Emanuele Blandamura for the European title and then he wants WBO king Peter Quillin. Hatfield ace Saunders, the British, Commonwealth and WBO International Champion, faces Italian Blandamura at Manchester’s Phones 4 U Arena on Saturday 26th July. Saunders v Blandamura features as chief support to the massive heavyweight showdown [...]

Billy Joe Saunders on Fury/Chisora Undercard

Middleweight star Billy Joe Saunders has been given a starring role on the undercard of the big heavyweight rematch between Dereck Chisora and Tyson Fury on Saturday 26th July at the Phones 4 U Arena in Manchester. The undefeated Hatfield fighter will feature as chief support on the huge night when he collides with unbeaten Italian Emanuel Blandamura with the Vacant European title on the line, [...]

WARREN WINS SAUNDERS-BLANDAMURA PURSE BIDS

Promoter Frank Warren today won the purse bids for the Vacant European Middleweight Championship between Billy Joe Saunders and Emanuele Blandamura. The purse bids were held at the EBU head office in Rome and Warren, Saunders’ promoter, outbid Salvatore Cherchi from OPI 2000, promoter of Blandamura, to stage the fight. A date and venue will be announced for the fight shortly. [...]

Warren likes DeGale vs. Saunders bout in 2014

British fight promoter Frank Warren listed a number of fights that he would like to see take place in 2014, and one which is potential math-up between James DeGale (17-1, 11 KO's) and the unbeaten middleweight #4 WBO, #11 IBF, #11 WBC, #15 WBA, Billy Joe Saunders (19-0, 10 KO's). Warren sees this as a good fight that would do well in the UK in terms of making money and pleasing the fans. The 6'0 [...]

Copper Box Arena Show Moved To 15th February

Promoter Frank Warren's show at the Copper Box Arena in London has been rescheduled to take place a week later than announced to Saturday 15th February. The multi-title extravaganza features British stars Dereck Chisora, Nathan Cleverly, Billy Joe Saunders, Frank Buglioni and Bradley Skeete, live and exclusive on BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/Virgin Ch. 546). Heavyweight destroyer Chisora [...]