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#Billy Joe Saunders

# billy-joe-saunders - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

World champion boxer Billy Joe Saunders charged with misconduct over 'sickening' online video

Saunders apologises for the incident, describing it as “banter” which had gone wrong.

# billy-joe-saunders - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Saunders 'would love' to fight Cork's O'Sullivan again, but issues stark warning to his friend

Saunders maintains Spike’s power lies a weight above, at 168 pounds, but believes his friend is worthy of a title shot.

# billy-joe-saunders - Friday 22 December, 2017

'I'm still young enough to fight, I'm still fit enough and I still believe I'm good enough to win a world title'

Andy Lee still has a strong ambition to be a world champion once again.

# billy-joe-saunders - Sunday 17 December, 2017

Billy Joe Saunders taunts, toys with and takes David Lemieux to school in stylish title defence

Saunders produced a punch-perfect performance to defend his WBO World middleweight title.

# billy-joe-saunders - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Saunders 'ready' for Canelo-GGG showdown

The English boxer made a second defence of his World Boxing Organisation middleweight title against Willie Monroe Jr.

# billy-joe-saunders - Sunday 20 December, 2015

A dejected Andy Lee still keen on Saunders rematch after world title defeat

The Limerick man was knocked down twice on his way a majority points loss on Saturday night.

# billy-joe-saunders - Saturday 19 December, 2015

Bitter disappointment for Andy Lee as he loses his world title to Billy Joe Saunders

The Englishman won on a majority decision.

Analysis: Lee should not rely on stoppage in style wars

Champion has the boxing ability to beat Saunders, but his knockout streak could lead to risky tactics.

# billy-joe-saunders - Friday 18 December, 2015

Andy Lee says Billy Joe Saunders won't have any home advantage in world title fight

The two had no problems making the weight at today’s weigh-in.

# billy-joe-saunders - Thursday 17 December, 2015

‘It wouldn’t matter if Billy Joe came across wielding a samurai sword, Andy Lee knows what he’s doing’

“Andy is an honest man and true to himself,” says Lee’s trainer as he prepares for psychological pre-fight warfare.

# billy-joe-saunders - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

'I won't be as nice to Billy Joe when we get in the ring' - Andy Lee

The WBO world champion is determined to lose his ‘Mr. Nice Guy’ tag

'Boxing is an art, but cage fighting is rough and tumble - I’d like to have a go at it'

Andy Lee stands in the way of Billy Joe Saunders, but the Englishman wants to try cage fighting once he hangs up his gloves.

# billy-joe-saunders - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

'I agreed to let Andy fight for this world title' - Gambler Saunders thinks he's on a roll

English challenger banked on Lee coming through Stateside bouts to set up Ireland v England title showdown.

Eubank Jr takes aim at Lee-Saunders winner after seeing off Spike

Former champion’s son wants to take down another Irish fighter

Andy Lee: 'I have the title - the pressure is all on Billy Joe to try and take it off me'

Limerick’s Lee faces his first world title defence in Manchester this Saturday night.

# billy-joe-saunders - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Andy Lee gets Stateside TV boost ahead of Saunders world title showdown

Showtime Sports to screen Manchester fight in the US.

# billy-joe-saunders - Saturday 10 October, 2015

A new date has been set for Andy Lee's inaugural world title defence

Lee versus Billy Joe Saunders will take place in Manchester.

# billy-joe-saunders - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Andy Lee says his fight against Billy Joe Saunders will go ahead in December

Lee says an exact date will be confirmed in the coming days.

# billy-joe-saunders - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Here's our first look at the injury that postponed the Lee v Saunders title fight

Billy Joe Saunders shared a photo of the cut, which required 10 stitches.

# billy-joe-saunders - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

‘It’s a pretty serious cut’: Andy Lee speaks about postponed Saunders fight

Saunders required 10 stitches above his right eye.

Andy Lee's world title fight against Billy Joe Saunders is OFF

Middleweight showdown will take place “as soon as possible” after Saunders cut forces another delay.

# billy-joe-saunders - Monday 17 August, 2015

Billy Joe Saunders: Home soil or not, I don't want any advantages

“Now that it’s in Manchester, [the fight is] even closer than it was before,” says Andy Lee.

# billy-joe-saunders - Thursday 13 August, 2015

# billy-joe-saunders - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

Andy Lee's fight is set for Manchester in October now, according to Frank Warren

It’s Manchester in October, he says.

You'll be counting down the days to Andy Lee's title bout after watching this superb video Thomond Showdown This post contains videos

# billy-joe-saunders - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Another Irish boxer is set for Thomond and he wants the winner of Lee vs. Saunders

Gary O’Sullivan is ready to feature in Limerick next month.

# billy-joe-saunders - Friday 7 August, 2015

'I’m prepared to go through hell to be crowned world champ at Thomond Park'

Billy Joe Saunders challenges for Andy Lee’s WBO middleweight world title in Limerick on 19 September.

# billy-joe-saunders - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

'UFC is more for the instant gratification generation' - Andy Lee

Lee chatted to Second Captains about his upcoming opponent Billy Joe Saunders, the pressure to sell-out Thomond Park and UFC interim Featherweight champion Conor McGregor.

# billy-joe-saunders - Friday 31 July, 2015

Katie Taylor added to the undercard for Andy Lee's title fight at Thomond Park

The top female boxer in the world will fight at the home of Munster rugby on 19 September.

# billy-joe-saunders - Saturday 25 July, 2015

'It's only a joke - Katie Taylor's a very, very good fighter': Billy Joe Saunders says sorry

Andy Lee’s opponent in the upcoming bout for the WBO middleweight title made sexist comments earlier this week.

# billy-joe-saunders - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Billy Joe Saunders: 'Women are for cooking, cleaning and sex...They shouldn't box'

Andy Lee’s upcoming opponent has made some outrageous comments about Katie Taylor and women’s boxing.

# billy-joe-saunders - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

'Respect' the order of the day as Lee launches world title defence Boxing This post contains videos

'Respect' the order of the day as Lee launches world title defence

WBO champ Lee and challenger Billy Joe Saunders meet the media ahead of their September showdown.

# billy-joe-saunders - Monday 13 July, 2015

# billy-joe-saunders - Saturday 20 June, 2015

Andy Lee's first world title defence confirmed for Thomond Park

The boxer will take on Billy Joe Saunders of England.

No venue confirmed for Andy Lee fight - promoter

Reports this morning had suggested that Thomond Park had been confirmed as the venue for the WBO middleweight title fight.

# billy-joe-saunders - Monday 15 June, 2015

The Andy Lee-Billy Joe Saunders title fight could take place on hurling final weekend

Keep Saturday 5 September free, just in case.

# billy-joe-saunders - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Andy Lee's first world title defence could be in a Premier League football stadium

WBO middleweight champ in line for mandatory defence against Billy Joe Saunders this summer.

# billy-joe-saunders - Friday 23 January, 2015

'Chocolate' fight on hold as WBO calls on Andy Lee to open defence against Saunders

The WBO today called for purse bids to take place for a bout between Lee and the mandatory challenger.

# billy-joe-saunders - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Spike O'Sullivan is 'one horrible b****rd' in the ring, says trainer

Cork’s finest returns to the ring on Saturday to defend his WBO International title against Billy Joe Saunders.