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Avtandil Khurtsidze's Trainer Shocked By Arrest, Mob Allegations

Last week, top middleweight contender Avtandil Khurtsidze was arrested for allegedly being part of a Russian crime syndicate in New York City. On June 8, prosecutors from the U.S. District Court for t...Read More

Frank Warren Details Current Situation With Billy Joe Saunders

I really thought I had heard it all where reasons for fights falling out of bed are concerned. A transatlantic phone call put paid to that notion the other day. When the call came through from the pro...Read More

Saunders Jabs Khurtsidze, Says Canelo-GGG Winner is Top Priority

WBO Middleweight World Champion Billy Joe Saunders will no longer feature on the Saturday 8th July show at the Copper Box Arena after his mandatory challenger Avtandil Khurtsidze was arrested in New Y...Read More

Khurtsidze Arrested, Saunders Fight Being Pushed Back

Today, Queensberry Promotions were informed that Billy Joe Saunders’ mandatory challenger Avtandil Khurtsidze was yesterday arrested in New York, indicted under the RICO Act. As such, his contest with...Read More

Frank Warren on Saunders-Kurtsidze vs. Taylor-Davies TV Clash

I was told a couple of weeks ago about an interview with my Matchroom counterpart Eddie Hearn and – while you might be surprised to read this – I actually agreed with what he said. Hearn was being que...Read More

DiBella: Khurtsidze Hungrier, Can Damage Saunders in Any Round

Billy Joe Saunders has been warned that his dreams of facing the winner of Canelo Alvarez v Gennady Golovkin will be ruined by the desire of Avtandil Khurtsidze. Undefeated Saunders, 27, makes the sec...Read More

Warren Admits: If Saunders is Not 100%, Khurtsidze Will Beat Him

After Billy Joe Saunders' next WBO World Title defence was confirmed last week, promoter Frank Warren knows the opponent is a serious threat. Hard-hitting Avtandil Khurtsidze stopped previously-unbeat...Read More

Saunders: Langford Froze When Khurtsidze Knocked Him Out

The last time Avtandil Khurtsidze came to England, he needed just one flush left hook to stop previously unbeaten Brit Tommy Langford. That impressive fifth-round victory last month earned Khurtsidze ...Read More

Khurtsidze’s Trainer to Billy Joe Saunders: You’re A Real Assh*le!

Andre Rozier wasn’t about to sit still while Billy Joe Saunders tried to embarrass Avtandil Khurtsidze. Rozier, Khurtsidze’s trainer, fired back at the trash-talking Saunders during a press conference...Read More

Saunders: Khurtsidze Is 37; If I Can't Beat Him - I Should Quit!

Billy Joe Saunders isn’t impressed by Avtandil Khurtsidze’s muscular frame, and certainly not his boxing ability. The unbeaten WBO middleweight champion demeaned his mandatory challenger Monday during...Read More

Photos: Billy Joe Saunders, Avtandil Khurtsidze - Face Off, Then Hug

Saunders vs. Khurtsidze Press Conference Photos - WBO Middleweight World Champion Billy Joe Saunders will make the second defence of his crown against mandatory challenger Avtandil Khurtsidze on Satur...Read More

Billy Joe Saunders: Khurtsidze Will Never Beat Me, He'll Look Stupid!

WBO Middleweight World Champion Billy Joe Saunders will make the second defence of his crown against mandatory challenger Avtandil Khurtsidze on Saturday 8th July at London’s Copper Box Arena, live o...Read More

WBO: If Canelo Wants, He'll Be Mandatory To Saunders-Khurtsidze

Mexican superstar Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez has been given a literal red carpet by the World Boxing Organization (WBO). If he wins Saturday's fight against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. at the T-Mobile Arena in ...Read More

Frank Warren Has No Doubt Saunders Will Handle Khurtsidze

We didn’t have to ponder for too long in coming up with a title for our proposed show in London on July 8 – especially after the headliner Billy Joe Saunders labelled his 5ft 4? opponent a puffed up D...Read More

Saunders: Tyson Fury Training With Us, Getting in Good Shape

WBO World Middleweight Champion Billy Joe Saunders is training in Marbella, Spain with former Heavyweight ruler Tyson Fury. The undefeated Hatfield star posted a video onto his Instagram page this mor...Read More

Rozier: Khurtsidze Will Pressure, Beat Down Billy Joe Saunders!

Avtandil Khurtsidze (33-2-2, 22 KOs) captured the interim version of the WBO middleweight title this past weekend in England by stopping Tommy Langford in five rounds. After a slow start Khurtsidze un...Read More

Tyson Fury Aims To Make Return on Saunders-Khurtsize Bill in July

Former Heavyweight Champion of the World Tyson Fury is targeting a sensational July ring return. The former linear, WBA Super, WBO, IBO and Ring Magazine World Heavyweight Champion hasn’t fought since...Read More

Saunders on Khurtsidze: Puffed Up Danny DeVito Never Beats Me!

Birmingham's Tommy Langford was beaten by Avtandil Khurtsidze with a fifth-round stoppage as the Brooklyn-based Georgian set up a bout against WBO World Champion Billy Joe Saunders....Read More

Billy Joe Saunders Not Impressed, Vows To Expose Khurtsidze

On Saturday night at the Leicester Arena in Leicester, Avtandil Khurtsidze (33-2-2, 22 KOs) blasted out undefeated Tommy Langford in five rounds to secure the WBO interim-middleweight title - and a sh...Read More

Billy Joe Saunders vs. Avtandil Khurtsidze on July 8, Copper Box

According to promoter Frank Warren WBO champion Billy Joe Saunders (24-0, 12 KOs) will likely defend his world title against Avtandil Khurtsidze (33-2-2, 22 KOs) on July 8th at the Copper Box in Londo...Read More