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Thursday, February 12, 2015

Hatfield boxer Billy Joe Saunders has declined an opportunity to fight for the IBF World Middleweight Championship to remain on course for his WBO World title shot.

Billy Joe Saunders lands another jab on Eubank in his last bout. Picture: Danny Loo

Hatfield boxer looks set for an April bout as he gears up for world title shot in the summer

Billy Joe Saunders and his trainer Jimmy Tibbs in the press conference after the fight

Hatfield’s Billy Joe Saunders, the WBO World Middleweight mandatory title challenger and number one ranked contender, has stepped aside to allow world champion Andy Lee to make a voluntary title defence against Peter Quillin expected to be in New York, and may make his glittering American debut on the undercard.

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