Billy joe saunders He had no major problems defeating his compatriot Martin Murray, Friday night from London. Saunders once again defended his belt OMB super middleweight.
Saunders he got the victory via a unanimous decision 120-109 (x2), 118-110 and added the 30th victory of his career and remains undefeated. With this victory, the Englishman continues to be a rival with a title in the 168-pound division that would be of great interest to Saúl ‘Canelo’ Álvarez.
From the beginning of the fight, Saunders He was much more active, working from long distance with his strong, fast and effective jab, for when the opportunity arose, he could counterpunch at will Murray.
– Matchroom Boxing (@MatchroomBoxing) December 4, 2020
Billy joe He landed very good uppercuts that seemed at times put in poor condition Murray, but he was able to assimilate his compatriot’s fist power well.
The course of the fight unfolded without much change on the part of both boxers, since Martin Murray he could not do much in his favor or at least to turn the actions in his favor. Saunders’s speed was a lot for the off-road Briton and despite his extensive experience, he couldn’t detract from his rival at all.
After beating Murray, Canelo is the ultimate goal for Saunders
The fight had no moments of action or emotion, but it was without a doubt a positive performance for Billy joe saunders that he continues to be a serious and real threat in the super middleweight category and by 2021 he could finally finish a match against him ‘Canelo‘, something that has been trying to do for a long time.
Alvarez will be facing Callum smith next December 19 from San Antonio, Texas and it is very possible that the winner of said combat will be the next rival of Billy joe saunders sometime next year.
AND STILL! 👏
Billy Joe Saunders retains his WBO super-middleweight belt after sealing a unanimous decision win over Martin Murray with scores of 120-109, 120-109 and 118-110. pic.twitter.com/aq9lQUmjRx
– Sky Sports Boxing (@SkySportsBoxing) December 4, 2020