Boxing News At Five | May 10 2018

Boxing News at Five: Saunders hangs ’em up, Hutchinson hooks up with Warren, Pascal fights hockey player

On the day Bradley Saunders decides to hang up the gloves, light-heavyweight Willie Hutchinson signs with Frank Warren and Jean Pascal agrees to fight a former hockey enforcer
Jean Pascal
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HE has boxed only once in the last three years (and that was nearly 12 months ago), but today Bradley Saunders officially called time on an injury-plagued career blighted by spells of inactivity.

The 32-year-old bows out with a 13-1 record and a WBO intercontinental super-lightweight title to his name. While far from a disaster, it’s safe to say injury and general misfortune robbed Saunders of the chance of fulfilling his potential in the pro ranks.

“I’ve had five eye operations now and I’m going back into hospital for the final one,” the Beijing 2008 Olympian said.