Billy Joe Saunders reappeared on social media 20 days after his loss to Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez, in which he lost the undefeated and the super middleweight belt of the OMB.
“To all my fans, thank you very much for all the support in recent weeks,” he commented in a video uploaded to his account. Instagram. “I have not been in line to answer you all. Many to answer to. But thank you very much, people. God bless you all”.
In the video that Saunders He uploaded to his social networks, the fighter can be seen covering his face with sunglasses in a golden hue thanking the fans and driving his car.
However, as his face was covered by the glasses, it is not yet known how he ended up after the knockout against him. Canelo. The fight ended when a blow from the Canelo He fractured the orbital bone of his eye, forcing him to undergo surgery.
The severity of Billy Joe Saunders’ injury
During recovery, your coach Mark Tibbs He assured that he saw very difficult that Billy joe could return to the world of boxing. He commented that the mental factor could mean a very hard blow beyond the physical damage that the Mexican inflicted on him.
“It will be a very long and emotionally hard time until Billy joe can be replaced, “he said Tibbs. “You must look at it like it fell to one of the pound-for-pound greats like it is. Canelo Alvarez and that he put up a great fight before him.
It is still unknown for sure if Saunders He will or will not fight again for the remainder of the year or will wait until 2022 to define the course of his career in boxing.
His new world title shot could be pending if he Canelo decides to move up to 175 pounds next year.