Billy Joe Saunders set to face John Ryder next

PUBLISHED: 09:48 09 May 2013 | UPDATED: 10:21 09 May 2013

Billy Joe Saunders is set to meet John Ryder

Billy Joe Saunders is set to meet John Ryder


BOXER Billy Joe Saunders’ next fight is set to be against another one of the sport’s up-and-coming talents.

Promoter Eddie Hearn confirmed on Twitter that he has won the purse strings for the fight many believe could turn into the fight of the year.

The bout not only pits two of British boxings finest talents, but puts on the line both fighter’s respective undefeated records.

Hatfield’s Saunders has won all 17 of his fights since turning professional with Frank Warren in 2008, while Ryder is 14 unbeaten under Hearn’s Matchroom banner.

At the time of writing it is not known what date the fight will be, or whether Saunders’ British title will be on the line.

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