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Photos: Billy Joe Saunders, Martin Murray - Face-Off at Final Presser

Billy Joe Saunders will make the second defence of his WBO Super-Middleweight World Title against British rival Martin Murray at The SSE Arena, Wembley on Friday December 4, live on Sky Sports in the UK and on DAZN in all of its nine markets including the U.S. (photos by Mark Robinson)

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Hatfield star Saunders (29-0, 14 KOs) became a two-weight World Champion with a shutout points win over Shefat Isufi in May 2019, outclassing his Serbian opponent over 12 rounds to add the WBO 168lbs crown to his collection.

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The former Middleweight ruler was on the verge of securing a mega fight with Mexican pound-for-pound icon Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez earlier this year before the coronavirus pandemic turned the sporting world on its head and scuppered his shot at greatness.

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Four-time World Title challenger Murray (39-5-1, 17 KOs) stands in the way of unification fights for Saunders in 2021, and the St Helens man is more determined than ever to finally land a World Title of his own and put his rivalry with Saunders to bed after their scheduled meeting in 2018 fell through twice.

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User Comments and Feedback
Comment by PredatorStyle on 12-03-2020

Hope for a good respectable fight from both but hoping Joe looks good so he can be back in the frame again. Not [I]too[/I] good of course because that would put him back out of the frame. :D

Comment by skinnystev on 12-02-2020

"fast eddie" has the look pf a real money grubber

Comment by micky1971 on 12-02-2020

If not Martin Murray, someone else will soon. I can’t stand this saunders idiot. Talented but no respect and do3snt kn9w how to behave as a professional “sportsperson”. Pure embarrassment and hopefully goodbye very soon.

Comment by PRINCEKOOL on 12-02-2020

It would be terrible is Saunders lost, but fair play to Murray for his staying power in the game. Solid fighter 'I will be neutral on the fight'.

Comment by Dolor on 12-02-2020

[QUOTE=Boxing Goat;20923584]I never realized what a big mfkr Murray was for MW[/QUOTE] Rewatch the Golovkin fight, you could see quite well that Murray has a clearly bigger frame.

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