By Terence Dooley
BoxingScene can confirm that the WBO have ratified Billy Joe Saunders, 20-0 (11), versus Chris Eubank Junior, 18-0 (13), as a final eliminator for the winner of Matt Kobolov and Andy Lee, who are set to contest the vacant middleweight WBO title on December 13.
Saunders is putting his British and EBU 160lb titles on the line at London's Excel Arena on November 29th, and the winner will be lined up for a world title shot in 2015.
The news adds an extra dimension to the British grudge clash, the loser faces a rebuilding process but the winner will have it all to fight for.
Tyson Fury meets Dereck Chisora in a world title eliminator in the show's bill-topper. Whatever the outcome of both domestic fights, two British fighters will advance to the world stage in the aftermath of a show that's been aptly named "Bad Blood".
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