Feature | May 02 2018

Billy Joe Saunders: ‘You can’t overlook anyone in this game’

Billy Joe Saunders warns Martin Murray to focus on him, not promoter Frank Warren, writes Jack Figg
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Billy Joe Saunders & Martin Murray Press Conference  |  Action Images/Matthew Childs

BILLY JOE SAUNDERS has claimed Martin Murray should be focusing on him instead of Frank Warren, after the Liverpudlian claimed he was ‘fed up’ of being overlooked.

Saunders meets Murray on June 23 at the O2 Arena in London, with the WBO middleweight title at stake.

The fight was originally scheduled for April however Saunders withdrew due to a hand injury, during this time Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez pulled out of his proposed rematch with unified champion Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin.