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Eubank Jr: In a Rematch I Would Annihilate Saunders in Four!

Middleweight contender Chris Eubank Jr. (23-1, 18 KOs) is not only confident about avenging the only defeat of his career, he believes he can do it in style. Back in November of 2014, Eubank lost a tw...Read More

Billy Joe Saunders Links Up With Adam Booth After Tibbs Split

Billy Joe Saunders has confirmed that he is working with a new trainer. The WBO middleweight world champion split with Jimmy Tibbs –– who he had been with since turning professional –– in the build-up...Read More

Khurtsidze: Billy Joe Saunders is a Knockout Waiting to Happen

If Avtandil Khurtsidze gets his shot at Billy Joe Saunders, the WBO’s No. 1 middleweight contender doesn’t expect to have much trouble with the unbeaten champion. “He’s a knockout waiting to happen,” ...Read More

Adviser: Khurtsidze-Saunders a Must if Canelo-Chavez Gets Made

Avtandil Khurtsidze and his handlers hope the WBO does the right thing – the only thing, in their estimation – by granting him a deserved shot at middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders if a Canelo A...Read More

Frank Warren: Saunders Could Upset Golovkin and Canelo!

SO 2016 was another knockout year for British boxing – but 2017 can be even better. We need some big fights to make sure it is, and here are some I want to see over the next 12 months....Read More

Ryota Murata Hopes To Land Billy Joe Saunders Shot Next

Ariake Colosseum, Japan - London Olympic middleweight gold medalist Ryota Murata is hoping to jump into a world title in 2017. He returned on Saturday, and looked fierce in dropping Mexican opponent B...Read More

Team Khurtsidze Still Wants Saunders, Monitoring Canelo-Chavez News

Avtandil Khurtsidze had been the mandatory challenger to middleweight titleholder Billy Joe Saunders — at least until the World Boxing Organization decided to replace him and put Canelo Alvarez in tha...Read More

Eubank Jr: Warren Blocking It, He Don't Want Me Beating Saunders

Promoter Frank Warren has long claimed that Chris Eubank Jr. (23-1, 18 KOs) has ignored numerous offers for a rematch with WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders (24-0, 12KOs)....Read More

WBO Served Itself, Not Boxing, By Making Canelo Mandatory

WBO Served Itself, Not Boxing, By Making Canelo Mandatory

By Keith Idec - Laughable. That’s about the best way to describe the WBO’s deceptive explanation for why it installed Canelo Alvarez as its mandatory middleweight championship challenger over Avtandil...Read More

Saunders' Promoter: If Canelo is Mandatory - We Want The Fight!

Negotiations will resume for a fight between Billy Joe Saunders and Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez after the Mexican was installed as the mandatory challenger for Saunders’ WBO middleweight title....Read More

Saunders: No Comment On Training Situation Until Tibbs Meeting

Billy Joe Saunders has had his say on the split with his trainer. The WBO middleweight world champion, whose mandatory challenger is Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez, was last in the ring on December 3 in Paisle...Read More

WBO Skips Khurtsidze, Installs Canelo as Saunders' Mandatory

The WBO has paved the way for Canelo Alvarez to finally make his debut as a full-fledged middleweight in his next fight. According to a report posted by espn.com’s Dan Rafael on Wednesday night, the P...Read More

Billy Joe Saunders Splits With Jimmy Tibbs

Billy Joe Saunders has parted company with his trainer. The WBO middleweight champion had been mentored by Jimmy Tibbs since turning professional after the 2008 Olympics. But after the pair were not w...Read More

Khurtsidze's Trainer: We Hope Saunders Don't Chicken Out

So what became of middleweight Avantil 'Suicide' Khurtsidze, who after bursting the bubble of the undefeated Antoine Douglas on March 5th hasn't been seen in the ring since?...Read More

Khurtsidze's Adviser: WBO Must Force Saunders To Do Mandatory

Avtandil Khurtsidze’s handlers want the WBO and Billy Joe Saunders to honor his mandatory title defense. Khurtsidze has been the No. 1 contender for Saunders’ WBO middleweight title for most of 2016, ...Read More

Artur Akavov May Move Down to 154 After Saunders Loss

Artur Akavov has been at middleweight from the time he turned pro in March 2011. His manager, however, believes it is time to move him down to junior middleweight....Read More

Frank Warren Gives Thoughts on Billy Joe Saunders' Poor Form

You have to give Billy Joe Saunders ten out of ten for honesty following his uncomfortably tight victory over Artur Akavov on Saturday night in Glasgow. The fingers on one hand more than suffice when ...Read More

De La Hoya: After That Win, Saunders' Offer For Canelo Cut in Half!

Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya is shaking his head after watching Billy Joe Saunders (24-0, 12 KOs) retain his world title this past weekend. In his first fight since capturing the WBO mid...Read More

Saunders: Need Another Fight Before Golovkin, Other Top Foe

Billy Joe Saunders isn’t quite as eager as he once was to fight Gennady Golovkin after struggling against Artur Akavov. Saunders’ first fight in nearly a year resulted in an unimpressive unanimous-dec...Read More

Saunders Admits Weight Issue, Needed 6 Months To Drop From 210

At least Billy Joe Saunders was honest about what has happened to his career since he won a middleweight title nearly a year ago. The trash-talking WBO middleweight champion has been hard on himself s...Read More