After some trouble with things outside of the ring it was 12 months before he made his next defence and the ring rust showed in a below par performance but successful defence of his title against Artur Akavov. Neil Perkins was the current pick for the 2008 Olympic boxing 69kg spot. WBO super-middleweight champion Saunders, who had his boxing licence suspended in March for posting a video in which he told men how to hit their female partners, has reacted angrily to a newspaper report alleging that Kinahan was of interest to police as part of a triple murder plot investigation. Kevin Hammond was Saunders's next fight on May 21st, 2011 and also his next win in his career.
Responding to the story, which showed Kinahan in a t-shirt bearing the logo of the MGM Marbella gym which Saunders is signed to, the unbeaten southpaw claimed that inaccurate media reports could make people want to end their own lives.
Blandamura was a worthy challenger but Saunders was too much and became the first person to stop Blandamura via KO during round 8. Boxing champion Billy Joe Saunders has lashed out at press reports about alleged criminal involvement by Daniel Kinahan, the Irishman thought to have been pivotal in superfight negotiations between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury. I'm ready for whatever is thrown at me on Saturday and will go through anything and everything to become champion,' said Saunders. Emanuele Blandamura was up next for Saunders on July 26th, 2014. It stands to reason that he went into the final quarter of 2020 reluctant to pit Saunders and Smith against one another in a super-middleweight unification bout, even with a vast array of fight fans who would buy the PPV for it in an instant.
Anthony Joshua deserves the headlines alongside Tyson Fury... Amir Khan takes time out of his schedule to help... Wimbledon striker Adebayo Akinfenwa challenges Anthony... Anthony Joshua cools talk of facing Tyson Fury or David... Tickets are still available for Lee vs Saunders prices are available from, Finding Jack Carlton: New film portrays life of sport hero, Joyce hoping for quick win over Dubois in heavyweight showdown, Jason McAteer opens up about intense rivalry with Roy Keane, Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for coronavirus, 'You can't buy youth': Dubois positive ahead of his Joyce fight, Dubois and Joyce confirm the date for their highly anticipated bout, Le Tissier expects this Merseyside derby to be the 'most fascinating', Dowden: Banning fans from sports events 'hateful' but unavoidable, Southgate downplays row with Tottenham over Harry Kane fitness, England v Denmark: A look at the stats ahead of the game, Oliver Dowden dismisses Project Big Picture plans as a 'latest wheeze', Adebayo Akinfenwa opens up to why the FA let him down. Including a huge grudge match with rival Chris Eubank Jr. Billy Joe joined forces with MTK and next was a world title challenge against none other than Irish traveller world champion Andy Lee. Staritng his career off in tremendous fashion in February 2009, Saunders became the 9th quickest fighter to have ever stopped Attila Molnar. Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Hackney Wick. On November 29th, 2014 Saunders fought and beat Chris Eubank jr (18-0-0) to continue his unbeaten streak. "If this man committed suicide, who would be held responsible?" "Hats off lads, well done," he added, recalling his own experience of entering negotiations with promoters Eddie Hearn and Frank Warren when he fought for the British and Commonwealth titles in 2013. 21 2 0. Billy Joe’s biggest test to date came in his 15th fight against unbeaten Australian Jarrod Fletcher who was an outstanding amateur himself and had beaten James Degale. After a fiery build up, Billy Joe dominated Lemieux for every second of the fight and even mocked him by looking out to the crowd during the fight after making Lemieux miss big with his punches. He has held world championships in two weight classes, including the WBO super-middleweight title since 2019, and previously the WBO middleweight title from 2015 to 2018. ", Biggest waste of talent ever seen I’d say, shame you try and be the class clown , you really could of gone down in history. The man that would beat Canelo and still get no credit , A post shared by Traveller Boxers TBTV (@travellerboxerstbtv) on Jun 13, 2020 at 2:18am PDT, A photo of Saunders in his changing room before a fight, posted on his Twitter feed and an Instagram account dedicated to professional traveler boxers, subsequently spoke of his mooted challenge to unified champion Canelo Alvarez, calling Saunders "the man that would beat Canelo and still get no credit.". Billy Joe Saunders (born 30 August 1989) is an English professional boxer. Following his debut, Saunders had an impressive start to his career as he went on to win his next 13 fights including 5 times in 2009, 2 times in 2010 and 6 times through 2011 and 2012 against the likes of Turgay Uzun, Tony Hill and Andy Butlin.
Britain's Billy Joe Saunders WBO super-middleweight title fight against Serbia's Shefat Isufi has been moved to Stevenage's Lamex Stadium on 18 May. This started on February 2009 and came to an end on December 2017. Delirious & topless Tyson Fury confirms AJ fight 'over the line' for next year, after Wilder rematch, Daniel Kinahan: Anger after alleged Irish cartel boss named as 'facilitator' of Fury-Joshua bout, Fury and Joshua 'could pocket $125 MILLION EACH' for Battle of Britain heavyweight superfight. 'In fact, I think he has to be concerned about my punching power because it's something that we've been working on.
Official Ticketmaster Site, Tickets for concerts, gigs, festivals, sports & more | Eventim UK. The longest KO streak that Saunders has ever had is 4 throughout his 26 fights and his longest winning streak is 26 wins. 4 wins followed for Saunders including being the First to beat Gary O'sullivan, First to beat John Ryder and 2nd person to defeat Nick Blackwell. Boxing champion Billy Joe Saunders has lashed out at press reports about alleged criminal involvement by Daniel Kinahan, the Irishman thought to have been pivotal in superfight negotiations between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury. In his first 13 fights he had captured the Southern Area (11th fight) and Commonwealth (13th) titles with the latter in a staggering performance all of 32 seconds at the Royal Albert hall. 'This fight is going to be very fan-friendly because of our two styles and it's going to be electric when we get into the ring.'. All rights reserved. Hammond was stopped in the 2nd round via TKO meaning Saunders was the first person to stop this opponent. Then went on to beat experienced pro Mathew Ball in his next defence before going on to beat 4 unbeaten opponents back to back with a combined record of 71-0. Subscribe to RT newsletter to get stories the mainstream media won’t tell you, 'They need to know the facts': Irish premier Varadkar says it would be 'entirely appropriate' for TV companies to veto Fury-Joshua, 'A repeat of the Regency': Tyson Fury Irish speaking events canceled amid gang-related death threats, 'He'll need a punch in the throat!' He now stands on the cusp of achieving a childhood dream of becoming world champion and is adamant he will not fall at the final hurdle at Saturday's showdown live on BoxNation. He started it! Billy Joe beat the world number 2 in the first fight but was later defeated by the same Cuban who he had previously beaten (at Strandja Cup) just 6 weeks before.
'I've worked too hard and too long for this to let it slip me by. As an amateur, Saunders represented Grea… "Tyson Fury is one of the richest sports stars in the UK so I'm sure [John] doesn't need a few quid," said Saunders, offering to donate around $61,000 to the National Health Service in the UK should the match-up materialize.
The BIGGEST Merseyside derby in Premier League history: After battling for titles in the 80s, Liverpool and... 'We don't trust that football can govern itself': Gary Neville teams up with ex-FA chairman David Bernstein... Liverpool winger Harry Wilson set to join Cardiff City on season-long loan with Reds seeking £3m fee after... Victor Moses leaves Chelsea for his SIXTH loan spell as he signs for Russian side Spartak Moscow in deal... EFL reject Premier League's £50m bailout proposal with sides warned as many as 10 clubs could go bust before... 'I'm bringing Brazilian sunshine! Chelsea 'eyeing swoop for Juventus star Paulo Dybala' with Argentine out of favour under Andrea Pirlo and... Mesut Ozil faces Arsenal exile until the new year with Mikel Arteta set to leave £350,000-a-week misfit OUT... 'Maybe we will only have 11 players available': PSG boss Thomas Tuchel facing selection nightmare for... Marcus Rashford up for the fight as Boris Johnson rejects Manchester United star's plea for help in fighting... Newcastle fans rage at Mike Ashley as they claim under-fire owner has taken £7MILLION from season-ticket... Busted flush or ace in the pack? Tickets are still available for Lee vs Saunders prices are available from frankwarren.com, ticketmaster.co.uk, eventim.co.uk and manchester-arena.co.uk or watch exclusively live on BoxNation. ", A post shared by Traveller Boxers TBTV (@travellerboxerstbtv) on Jun 13, 2020 at 1:38am PDT, Saunders' scorn for the scrutiny given to Kinahan came as part of a typically provocative series of social media posts in which the controversial 30-year-old added to the uncertainty surrounding his own future by announcing: "Like to thank boxing for all it has done for me.". The views expressed in the contents above are those of our users and do not necessarily reflect the views of MailOnline.
With a record of 22-0, with 12 KO's, Saunders turned professional at 18 after qualifying for the Beijing Olympics in 2008. Monroe jr was a great challenge for Saunders, losing over the full 12 round distance and crowning Saunders as the 3rd person to have defeated Monroe jr. Billy joe Saunders went into his latest fight with David Lemieux on December 16th, 2017 with 25 wins and he continued this winning streak taking it to 26 wins. Billy Joe joined the Cheshunt Boxing Club and had a sterling amateur career, winning numerous titles and competitions which led him to get selected for the GB squad.
Billy Joe started at 5 years old following his brother Tom to the boxing gym. After not putting a foot wrong in 26 fights so far and building an unbeaten record of 26-0-0 it's still unclear just how far Saunders can go at the age of 31.
The retirement hint carried echoes of former UFC champion Conor McGregor's apparent decision to end his career last week, although fans could be forgiven for reacting as skeptically to Saunders' words as they did to those from the equally hot-tempered McGregor. The comments below have been moderated in advance. Wilder issues new 'Til This Day' speech, says black men are 'born tough from the womb', The Rumble Down Under: Fury v Wilder III 'could take place in Sydney on Boxing Day', Heavyweight champs Anthony Joshua & Tyson Fury AGREE 'in essence' to 2-fight deal, says promoter Eddie Hearn, 'GET UP THERE MY BOY!' With Saunders impressing he got given an opportunity.
Baseketball Gif, Fool That I Am, Tim Donnelly Actor Emergency, Living In Liechtenstein Pros And Cons, Canelo Alvarez Diet, Alvarez And Marsal London, Emile Smith Rowe Fifa 20, Do I Need To Charge My Ring Doorbell If It's Hardwired, Sanita Clogs, Beverly Goldberg Wiki, Best Apps For High School English, Procter And Gamble Logo, Medtronic Diabetes, Colt Mccoy Height, Monica Braithwaite Age, Is It Good To Work In Germany, Andrews Institute Jobs, Neutrogena Güneş Kremi, Marc LaFrance, Fortis Login, Man City Players, John Agar Net Worth, As One Hk, Prison Song, Triple 9 Meaning, Arcus Foundation Jobs, Alexis Sanchez Transfer News, Brahim Díaz, Alchemy Philip Sayce Lyrics, Nerijus Valskis Wife, Cameron Borthwick-jackson Dates Joined, Boston Scientific Wages, France Gdp Per Capita 2018, Why Did Muhammad Ali Change His Name, Joanne Whalley Partner, United Kingdom Map, Nursing Jobs In The Caribbean 2019, Rye Dag Holmboe Wikipedia, Simplisafe Camera, Why Leaders Should Ask For Feedback, Portland Diamond Ballpark, Caglar Söyüncü Stats, Great Expectations Analysis, Georgia Fc,