Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Saunders: Jacobs Praised For 'Brilliant Loss' - You Lost, Got Beat!

WBO middleweight Billy Joe Saunders (25-0, 12 KOs) is scratching his head as to why Daniel Jacobs (33-2, 29 KOs) is being praised by some experts for a twelve round unanimous decision loss to WBC, WBA, IBO, IBF middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs).

Jacobs was a big underdog in the fight and many expected him to get knocked out - especially since prior to that contest Golovkin had knocked out 23 opponents in a row.

Jacobs defied the odds, by getting off the floor in the fourth round to take Golovkin the full twelve round distance. It was a close points defeat for Jacobs, who saw all three judges tally cards of 115-112, 115-112, 114-113 in favor of Golovkin at New York's Madison Square Garden.

 saunders-jacobs_1

Jacosb made his ring return earlier this month, with a dominant decision over undefeated Luis Arias.

Next month, Saunders will travel to Canada to defend his title against former IBF world champion David Lemieux.

Jacobs is planning to travel over to sit ringside at that contest - because he wants to call out the winner. He believes both Saunders and Lemieux are a level below him.

While Saunders views Jacobs as a good fighter, he is not impressed with a boxer looking good in a loss. Saunders would rather look terrible in winning.  

"Danny Jacobs is a good fighter, he's come through some tough battles in his life. Everybody's talking about a 'brilliant loss' he had. He lost. You got beat. I'd rather have a terrible win than a brilliant loss," Saunders said to IFL TV.

If Saunders wins against Lemieux, he wants to target Golovkin - if a rematch is not finalized with Saul "Canelo" Alvarez for May 5th, as part of Cinco De Mayo weekend.

If Golovkin-Canelo II is set, then it will be interesting to see if a Saunders vs. Jacobs deal can even get done. They are represented by rival promoters in the UK. Saunders has a deal with Frank Warren, while Jacobs recently signed with Eddie Hearn as part of his Matchroom USA banner.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by iamboxing on 11-26-2017

Whatever praise Jacobs received for showing grit against GGG was wiped out by his post-fight moaning.

Comment by Shontae De'marc on 11-26-2017

Please I don't care if it happens in Blow Job Saunder's caravan, but please god let Jacobs get his hands on this burned face, rat-faced sh*tbag. I hope Lemieux sparkjs the smelly prick so we have a chance of seeing…

Comment by P4Pdunny on 11-25-2017

this would be a good fight if and when it happens

Comment by McNulty on 11-25-2017

Saunders need to recognize Jacobs got robbed. Only GGG nuthuggers think GGG won.

Comment by cameltoe on 11-25-2017

[QUOTE=Idunnoshet;18240087]Oh. Ok. I coulda swore u said Jacobs loss was better than ANY of BJS's wins. Now it's better than " Most " of BJS's wins... That's cool too.[/QUOTE] Yeah. I was trying to make a point. BJS started it,…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (32)
Top Headlines Photos: George Groves, Callum Smith - Go Face To Face Sor Rungvisai vs. Estrada - LIVE Superfly 2 Results Anthony Yarde Batters, Stops Tony Averlant in Seven Callum Smith Outboxes Nieky Holzken, George Groves is Next Daniel Dubois Blasts Out DL Jones in Three Rounds Callum Smith vs. Nieky Holzken - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Ronnie Clark Shocks Zelfa Barrett in IBF Regional Bout Conte Responds To Wilder's "Always a Cheat" Jab at Luis Ortiz News: Miguel Cotto Update, Lewis Ritson, New England Results Brian Viloria Very Pumped as He Goes For Fifth World Title Bilal Akkawy Beats De Carolis, Moloney Brothers Win, More Callum Smith vs. Nieky Holzken - LIVE Results From Nuremberg Roamer Angulo Collides With Evert Bravo in Yucatan, Mexico Srisaket Sor Rungvisai vs. Juan Francisco Estrada: Stats & Stakes Photos: Sullivan Barrera in Top Form, Grinds Hard For Bivol Shot Josh Taylor To Face Winston Campos, Humberto Soto is Out Callum Smith: I Want To Make Statement To George Groves, Fans Jarrell Miller: Could Be An 'Early Night' for Wilder or Ortiz Golovkin's Promoter Details How Canelo Rematch Was Finalized Adonis Stevenson: Andre Ward is Playing Games, He's Not Retired Hatton: Mayweather-McGregor in MMA Makes Me F***ing Furious Carlos Castro, Alexis Santiago To Battle in Phoenix, Arizona Zolani Tete: Belfast Fans Know I'm The Man To Beat Ryan Burnett Frank Warren Talks Anthony Yarde, Daniel Dubois York Hall Card Coldwell To Eubank Jr. - Beg Adam Booth To Take You Back! Porter: I Think Right Now Thurman is Better Than Errol Spence Bivol Aims To Use Some of Andre Ward's Tactics on Barrera How To Fix The 147-Pound Logjam Of Talent With a Tournament Gonzalez, Cintron, Vargas Wins Bouts in Kissimmee, Florida Hearn Open To Do Joshua-Wilder Twice - One in U.S., One in UK Robert Garcia: Mikey is Special Fighter Like Mayweather, Pacquiao Rances Barthelemy: I Want Mikey Garcia in My Next Fight Estrada: I'm Looking To Knock Sor Rungvisai Out, Leave No Doubt Lemieux vs. O'Sullivan on The Canelo-Golovkin Card? Sadam Ali vs. Liam Smith Deal Getting Close, Says Frank Warren Loeffler's 360 Promotions Club Series To Begin on March 27 Photos: Cuadras-Arroyo, Nietes-Reveco, Viloria-Dalakian Weights Photos: Sor Rungvisai, Estrada - Ready For Superfly War Juanma Lopez, Jayson Velez on Point at Final Pre-Fight Weigh-In Horn Suffers Camp Setback For Crawford After Robinson KO
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement