Billy Joe Saunders next fight: Who is WBO super-middleweight champ facing on KSI vs Logan Paul undercard?


LOGAN PAUL’S fight against KSI is a repeat of the mega showdown between the YouTube stars last August.

But it is not the only star-studded affair at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, with Billy Joe Saunders set to make his US debut as he defends the WBO super middleweight title.

Billy Joe Saunders claimed the WBO title in his first fight at super middleweight after stepping up a division
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Who is Billy Joe Saunders fighting?

The Brit’s opponent has yet to be announced but a number of star names have been linked.

Among them is Mexico’s Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez and ex-middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin.

But GGG is set to face Sergiy Deerevyanchenko in October, while his former conqueror will fight Sergey Kovalev a week before the KSI vs Logan Paul battle.

Meanwhile, talkSPORT have previously revealed that Callum Smith has been offered a battle with Saunders – and the Liverpudlian hasn’t fought since June so would be available.

When is the fight?

The bout will be held on Saturday, November 9, before KSI and Logan Paul go head to head.

With the full line-up yet to be announced, it is unknown what time he will be on, but with USA the location, it will likely be in the early hours of Sunday, November 10 UK time.

The event kicks off at 1am BST on Sunday (5pm local time on Saturday)

The fight will be take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.

How can I get tickets?

There are still tickets available via AXS on the Staples Center website, with the cheapest going for $41.40 (£33.16).

But if you want to be ringside at the 21,000-seater arena, it will set you back at least $517.50 (£414.55).

Who else is on the undercard?

There are only three fights so far on the card, but more are expected to be added.

  • KSI vs Logan Paul
  • Billy Joe Saunders vs TBA
  • Devin Haney vs TBA


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