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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

Photos: Billy Joe Saunders Looks Poor in Lackluster Akavov Win

Saunders vs. Akavov fight photo gallery - Billy Joe Saunders took his time before coming to life in the first defence of his WBO middleweight title against Artur Akavov at the Lagoon Leisure Centre in...Read More

Billy Joe Saunders: I'll Do My Two Mandatories, Then a Big Fight

WBO middleweight world champion Billy Joe Saunders (24-0, 12KOs) is going to take his time before stepping in the ring with likes of Gennady Golovkin or Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez....Read More

Saunders: I Called Out GGG, Now I'm Embarrassed By Performance

Billy Joe Saunders took his time before coming to life in the first defence of his WBO middleweight title against Artur Akavov at the Lagoon Leisure Centre in Paisley....Read More

Billy Joe Saunders vs. Artur Akavov - CompuBox Punch Stats

WBO middleweight world champion Billy Joe Saunders produced an admittedly underwhelming performance following a layoff of nearly one year as he squeaked past the unheralded Artue Akavov, who allowed S...Read More

Billy Joe Saunders Struggles in Decision Win Over Artur Akavov

Lagoon Leisure Centre, Paisley, Scotland - Billy Joe Saunders (24-0, 12KOs) was very rusty and sluggish in a lackluster twelve round unanimous decision victory over Artur Akavov (16-2, 7KOs). The scor...Read More

Frank Warren: Eubank Jr is All Talk, Won't Sign To Face Saunders

BILLY JOE SAUNDERS will face either Gennady Golovkin or Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez in 2017. That is if he does the job against Artur Akavov tonight in his first WBO middleweight title defence....Read More

Abel Sanchez To Saunders: Stop Talking, Call To Fight Golovkin

LAS VEGAS – Abel Sanchez has heard and read about all he can stomach from Billy Joe Saunders. Gennady Golovkin’s trainer is at the point where he doesn’t believe Saunders actually wants to fight Golov...Read More

Frank Warren on Flanagan's Options, Saunders' Return, More

Billy Joe Saunders has been assigned with a mission he simply must accomplish in Glasgow this weekend. The WBO middleweight champion finally gets to make a first defence of the title he won nearly a y...Read More

Photos: Saunders, With Tyson Fury By His Side, Ready For Akavov

Billy Joe Saunders is aiming to become the first man to stop Russia's Artur Akavov in the first defence of his WBO middleweight title on Saturday. Saunders was led to the weighin by former world heavy...Read More

Saunders Confident: If Brook Can Catch Golovkin, I Can Catch Him!

This Saturday in Paisley, Scotland, unbeaten WBO middleweight king Billy Joe Saunders gets to sharpen his tool kit ahead of a guaranteed global blockbuster in 2017, writes Glynn Evans....Read More

Photos: Billy Joe Saunders, Artur Akavov - Go Face To Face

Saunders vs. Akavov Photos of Final Press Conference - A medical delay over Russian challenger Artur Akavov has resulted in his WBO World Middleweight title fight with Billy Joe Saunders being postpon...Read More

Frank Warren Gives Eubank Jr. Big Offer For Saunders Rematch

Frank Warren has claimed to have offered Chris Eubank Jr. upwards of £1million to take the rematch with Billy Joe Saunders. The Hertfordshire-based promoter, who runs Queensberry Promotions and recent...Read More

Billy Joe Saunders-Artur Akavov Pushed Back Again, To Dec. 3

A medical delay over Russian challenger Artur Akavov has resulted in his WBO World Middleweight title fight with Billy Joe Saunders being postponed by seven days to December 3. The pair were due to me...Read More

Saunders is Hungry To Face Golovkin Next, Says Frank Warren

WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders is hungry to get the "toughest fight possible" in 2017, according his promoter Frank Warren. This coming Saturday night, Saunders (23-0, 12 KOs) will make ...Read More

Frank Warren Sees Big Things Ahead For Saunders, Flanagan

With a bumper year of boxing ahead, the stakes are very high for a number of our fighters set to be showcased on the ‘A Little Less Conversation‘ card at the Cardiff Motorpoint Arena on November 26. I...Read More