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Saunders happy Lemieux fight ordered

Boxingnews24.com By Jim Dower: Billy Joe Saunders (25-0, 12 KOs) says he’s “happy” at hearing the World Boxing Organization has ordered him to defend his WBO middleweight title against mandatory challenger David Lemieux (38-3, 33 KOs)...

Sueyoshi wins vacant Japanese 130lb belt

By Fightnews.com By Joe Koizumi Photos by Naoki Fukuda Once-beaten prospect Masaru Sueyoshi (16-1, 10 KOs), 129.75, acquired the vacant Japanese super-featherweight belt when he earned a unanimous decision (97-93, 98-93, 98-92) over 38-year-old...

FRANCISCO VARGAS AND JHONNY GONZALEZ VINTAGE RIVALS

By WBCboxing.com During the annual convention of the World Boxing Council, held last week in Baku, Azerbaijan, an interesting super featherweight elimination match ordered between former champions Francisco “Bandido” Vargas and Jhonny Gonzalez.  ...

WBSS: Eubank Jr. wants Groves next

By Badleftook.com Chris Eubank Jr. is hoping George Groves wins his opening round fight so he can get a shot at him. by Wil Esco@wil_esco  Photo by Adam Pretty/Bongarts/Getty Images Fresh off his third round KO win...