Issue | Premium | Reports | Jul 08 2019

Jeff Saunders is back and aiming to make up lost time

Jeff Saunders returns after 19 months out. Roy Kelly reports from ringside
Jeff Saunders
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Dunston • July 6

BACK and aiming to make up for lost time – that’s Jeff Saunders who, having just won probably the most important “victory” of his career, made a successful return to his evening job at the Lancastrian Suite.

The unbeaten super-lightweight extended his winning run to 13 bouts when he triumphed in the battle of the Saunders, Jeff outpointing Cardiff’s Rhys Saunders over four entertaining rounds.

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