The undefeated Wbo Mw champion Billy Joe Saunders entered this fight with a perfect boxing record of 24-0-0 (12 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.7 middleweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez). He fought just twice in the last two years winning over Andy Lee (=Lee vs Saunders) and Artur Akavov (=Saunders vs Akavov).
His opponent, Willie Monroe Jr, has an official record of 21-2-0 (6 knockouts) and he entered as the No.10 in the same weight class. He lost to Gennady Golovkin in 2015 (Golovkin vs Monroe) but then he has beat John Thompson and Gabriel Rosado (=Monroe vs Rosado). Billy Joe Saunders vs Willie Monroe Jr is valid for the WBO World middleweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Copper Box Arena, London, United Kingdom
Division: middleweight (160 lbs, 72.6 kg)
Title: WBO World Middleweight title
Saunders’ previous fight: Billy Joe Saunders vs Artur Akavov
Monroe’s previous fight: Willie Monroe Jr vs Gabriel Rosado
Saunders’ next fight: Billy Joe Saunders vs David Lemieux
Saunders vs Monroe Fight Video:
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