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Hatfield traveller Billy Joe Saunders is chomping at the bit to add his name to Britain’s list of world class middleweight talents. And the 2008 Beijing Olympian knows that impressive victories over unbeaten rivals Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan at Wembley on Saturday, then Islington’s John Ryder at the Copper Box in September will place him firmly into the mix, alongside Martin Murray, Matt Macklin and Darren Barker. Still only 23, the reigning British and Commonwealth champion was oozing confidence when he spoke with boxing writer Glynn Evans yesterday. Watch live and exclusive on BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/Virgin Ch. 546). Join at http://www.boxnation.com After seven stoppages in your previous nine fights, you were forced to go the full 12 round trip in successive British and Commonwealth title fights against Nick Blackwell and Matthew Hall. Do you perceive that as a positive or a negative? A good thing, I think. I got the rounds in against good young rivals who both came to win. I believe the experiences of doing those two hard 12 rounders gives me an edge over my next two opponents, Gary O’Sullivan and John Ryder. I’ve done the 12 round distance three times now. They’ve only done it once [...]http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/eastsideboxing/egEo?d=yIl2AUoC8zA http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/eastsideboxing/egEo?i=dRK_JX0XK74:8B7oxiCPEUc:D7DqB2pKExk http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/eastsideboxing/egEo?d=qj6IDK7rITs

 

 

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