Billy joe saunders does not rule out his retirement from professional boxing, after his stark defeat to Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez.
It was not so much the result, but the serious injury that Alvarez’s strength caused Saunders, which seems to invite him to inactivity. So far, the odds are split right in the middle.
“And so it should be, I have dedicated a lot of time to boxing and have paid my fees,” said the British, during an interview for talkSPORT. “Sport has been very, very good for me. I am 31 years old, I have not received any punishment, I have not been hit from pillar to post, brain dead and I cannot put together a sentence, so I need to sit down and look at my options.
“Because the options have to weigh, the idea of me going in and fighting for a world ranking or something like that, the belts don’t feed the kids. Everything would have to stack up and (be) the right fight. Because getting out of fights like this is very hard, where do you go from there? “, Continued who lost his undefeated to Canelo.
Billy Joe Saunders will have to reflect on his retirement
Calmly and without leaving the parameters that he established himself, Billy joe saunders you will be steeped in reflection to decide your future.
“I will have a talk with my dad because he will have a lot to say about it,” he revealed. Saunders. “To be fair, it will depend more or less on my dad in the conversation more than on me if I am honest. “
“It’s one of them where it’s 50/50. Whether I think I’ll have one more or a couple more, but they have to be the right kind of fights. If he says: ‘Leave it son, don’t come back for more’, then that’s probably what I’ll do, “he said. Superb.