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Billy Joe Saunders vs. David Lemieux - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard

WBO Middleweight World Champion Billy Joe Saunders has vowed to put David Lemieux 'out like a candle' when the bitter rivals square off at the Place Bell in Laval, Quebec this weekend, live on BT Sport HD2 and BoxNation.

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Hatfield star Saunders will be fighting overseas for the first time in his professional career when he makes the third defence of his crown against the hard-hitting Lemieux in his own backyard, and is unfazed by fighting in hostile territory.

"I'm a fighting man, a gypsy warrior, and I'll travel anywhere on the planet to defend my World Title," said Saunders. "I'm heading into the lions den this weekend, Lemieux will have the whole arena behind him but that won't make one ounce of a difference, I'll thrive off their hate for me. Once that bell goes it's just me and him stood in that ring, he's is for one hell of a tough night.

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"I know I will have 13,000 or 14,000 people against me on Saturday night but I can perform under that kind of pressure. I've boxed since I was 16 all over the World, that was as an amateur but you still get that same fear factor, winning or losing, and travelling away to fights."

Former Middleweight title holder Lemieux has promised to 'do everyone a favour' by 'getting rid' of Saunders. The Montreal native boasts 33 big knockouts from 38 career wins and is eager to 'do damage' to Saunders, telling journalists at Tuesday's media workout that the Champion will 'hit the floor'.

Hertfordshire hitter Saunders is in a typically confident mood heading into Saturday's showdown, even promising Lemieux his entire fight purse if the Canadian manages to knock him out.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by bxkiddchino on 12-17-2017

Seems like Saunders could be a problem for anyone on a good night. I think he would give Golovkin & Canelo a lot of trouble. I wish he would face Jacobs, Andrade, Charlo, or Derevianchenko in his next fight, any…

Comment by MrClutch85 on 12-17-2017

[QUOTE=Shontae De'marc;18340900]GGG is getting older and slower so he definitely brings some problems to the table.[/QUOTE] I agree the fight is interesting now

Comment by kushking on 12-17-2017

This fight just reinstated how shîtty boxing has become in many ways. Neither of these 2 is elite whatsoever,& this is a title fight. I only hope this finally shows ggg fans that lemule was ALWAYS the 1 dimensional no…

Comment by Shontae De'marc on 12-17-2017

[QUOTE=MrClutch85;18340829]The way Saunders is boxing tonight I think he has a good chance to beat GGG[/QUOTE] GGG is getting older and slower so he definitely brings some problems to the table.

Comment by H-Tok on 12-17-2017

The two judges that gave some rounds to Lemieux entered the worse judges in boxing history list

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