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WBO Prez: Saunders Gave Up Title Before Investigation Started

OMAHA, Nebraska – Billy Joe Saunders voluntarily gave up his WBO middleweight title, rather than proceeding with that sanctioning organization’s appeals process. Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel, the WBO’s ...Read More

Conte Supports Decision To Deny License To Billy Joe Saunders

By Steve Kim Victor Conte is certainly no stranger to PED controversies. The former head of BALCO has now re-invented himself as an anti-drug crusader of sorts in the sport of boxing and in recent ye...Read More

Saunders To Appeal; Andrade-Kautondokwa For Interim WBO Title

The cancelation of his mandatory defense against Demetrius Andrade hasn’t cost Billy Joe Saunders his WBO middleweight title – not yet, anyway. WBO president Paco Valcarcel told ESPN.com on Tuesday th...Read More

Billy Joe Saunders Denied a License, Can’t Fight Andrade

The Massachusetts State Athletic Commission voted Tuesday to deny Billy Joe Saunders’ application for a license to defend his WBO middleweight title against Demetrius Andrade on October 20 in Boston....Read More

Hearn: 50-50 Whether Saunders Gets License For Andrade Fight

Eddie Hearn isn’t quite sure what to expect Tuesday. Demetrius Andrade’s promoter thinks it’s a “50-50” proposition as to whether the Massachusetts State Athletic Commission will license Billy Joe Sau...Read More

Kautondokwa's Promoter Hopes Saunders is Not Licensed

The WBO world championship fight between middleweights Billy Joe Saunders and Demetrius Andrade started out as an interesting matchup. An unexpected turnaround, however, in the form of a positive dopi...Read More

Victor Conte Hopes Commission Upholds Saunders' Positive Test

After Billy Joe Saunders (26-0, 12 KOs) tested positive for the banned substance, Oxilofrine, a powerful stimulant from the amphetamine family, his WBO middleweight world title fight with Demetrius An...Read More

Warren: No Reason Saunders Shouldn't Be Allowed To Fight Andrade

NEW YORK – Frank Warren is confident Billy Joe Saunders still will be allowed to defend his WBO middleweight title against Demetrius Andrade on October 20. Warren, Saunders’ promoter, told BoxingScene...Read More

Team Kautondokwa On Saunders Doping Issue, Andrade Fight

After chasing a world title bout against Billy Joe Saunders for over one and a half years, Walter Kautondokwa may reach his goal in late October, save for Billy Joe Saunders. The unbeaten Namibian fig...Read More

Conte: Substance Saunders Used Ten-Fold Stronger Than Clenbuterol

Victor Conte has been suspicious of Billy Joe Saunders since before Saunders defeated Willie Monroe Jr. The 68-year-old Conte, imprisoned for his role in the BALCO scandal, worked with Monroe, who los...Read More

Andrade vs. Kautondokwa For WBO Belt If Saunders Is Stripped

Walter Kautondokwa could be in line for a shock shot at a world title. The Namibian, who is the WBO African champion, is rated number two with the sanctioning body. Kautondokwa was most recently in ac...Read More

Billy Joe Saunders - Statement Regarding Positive Drug Test

Following reports of an adverse analytical finding in a test carried out by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (“VADA”) on WBO World Middleweight Champion, Billy Joe Saunders, we can confirm that t...Read More

Billy Joe Saunders Fails PED Test; Andrade Fight In Jeopardy

Billy Joe Saunders reportedly has failed a performance-enhancing drug test that has jeopardized his upcoming middleweight title defense against Demetrius Andrade. According to an ESPN.com report Thurs...Read More

Saunders: Lemieux is a Bum - I Take No Credit For That Win

WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders has no intention of parading his last victory, a dominating one-sided twelve round decision win over former IBF king David Lemieux - which took place last ...Read More

Andrade: Saunders Should've Dominated "Limited" Lemieux

Demetrius Andrade attempted to secure a fight against David Lemieux twice before Billy Joe Saunders landed what Andrade considered a simple assignment. Andrade knows Lemieux’s limitations make it hard...Read More

Saunders: Winner of My Fight With Andrade is Number '1' at 160!

The 28-year-old Saunders (26-0, 12 KOs) is making the fifth defense of the WBO title he won from Andy Lee at the end of 2015. For his first professional fight in the U.S., he will face a former two-ti...Read More

Photos: Billy Joe Saunders, Demetrius Andrade - Go Face To Face

Saunders, Andrade Press Conference Photos Gallery - England’s Billy Joe Saunders defends his WBO World Middleweight title against Rhode Island’s Demetrius Andrade and Katie Taylor puts her WBA and IBF...Read More

Saunders: I Had to Come to U.S.; Andrade Wouldn't Go to the UK

Billy Joe Saunders will travel to what’s essentially his opponent’s backyard for a second straight fight October 20 in Boston. The WBO middleweight champion told BoxingScene.com that’s the only way he...Read More

Scott Quigg To Return On Saunders vs. Andrade October 20 Card

Former WBA Super Bantamweight champion Scott Quigg (34-2-2, 25 KOs) has been added to the Billy Joe Saunders vs. Demetrius Andrade undercard on October 20 in Boston. The Matchroom USA promotion will t...Read More

Saunders-Andrade Headed to Boston's TD Garden On October 20

Billy Joe Saunders will defend his WBO middleweight title in his opponent’s home area in a second straight fight. Promoter Eddie Hearn told multiple media outlets Wednesday that Saunders’ title defens...Read More