Posted on 05/05/2021 By: Hans Themistode Billy Joe Saunders knows good and well that the deck is stacked against him. The WBO super middleweight titlist is only a few days away from taking on unified champion Canelo Alvarez at the AT&T Stadium in Dallas, Texas this coming weekend. Currently, the betting odds have listed Saunders
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5:22 PM ET The Florida State Boxing Commission has made a major change to its policy regarding cannabis. At a meeting Tuesday, the commission voted to essentially eliminate marijuana from its prohibited drug list, Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation spokesperson Patrick Fargason told ESPN on Tuesday. Previously in Florida, even trace amounts of
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WBA “world” cruiserweight champion Ryad Merhy, whom the sanctioning body elevated from interim champion after stripping Beibut Shumenov in January, is reportedly set to face #3 contender Kevin Lerena on July 17th. The date is set, and though the location isn’t official, organizers intend to stage it in the champion’s hometown of Brussels, Belgium. He’d
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Feature • Issue • Premium Michelle Farsi/Matchroom Canelo Alvarez reveals the circumstances that turned him into a fighter, how he copes with the pressures of superstardom and what makes him tick outside the ring. By Don McRae “I GET very nervous and I scream like a crazy person,” Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez says with a wry
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4:09 PM ET ARLINGTON, Texas — Even the first official event for Saturday’s super middleweight unification fight between Canelo Alvarez and Billy Joe Saunders wasn’t immune to controversy. Saunders did not show for a press event and arrival photos on Tuesday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. His father, Tom, told ESPN that Saunders was
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Opinion Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images Picking out the 10 finest victories of Billy Joe Saunders’ career so far DAVID LEMIEUX (UD 12 – DEC 2017)Fighting on hostile ground in Canada, Saunders put on a beautiful exhibition of boxing to completely outclass the big-punching Lemieux. The near-flawless performance was replete with showboating and slick skills aplenty. ANDY
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