Billy Joe Saunders retained his WBO middleweight crown with a drab points win over Willie Monroe jnr in London on Saturday. He has been calling out GGG but will need a huge improvement to stand any chance against the middleweight king.
Lomachenko Vs Rigondeaux has finally been set for December 9th in New York. The bout between the two Olympic gold medalists will be at 130 pounds for Lomachenko’s WBO super-featherweight crown.
Callum Smith had to dig deep to get the win against Erik Skoglund on Saturday. Smith took on Skoglund in the opening super-middleweight bout of the World boxing super series. Smith claimed a unanimous points win and claimed the vacant WBC Diamond belt and moves on to the semi-finals of the competition
There were notable wins on the GGG-Canelo undercard for – Joseph Diaz, Ryan Martin & Diego de la hoya.
Anthony Yarde & Daniel Dubois both claimed stoppage win on the Saunders-Monroe jnr undercard in London.