They confirm multiple fractures in Billie Joe Saunders’ face
Promoter Eddie Hearn announced that the Brits had injuries to their orbit and would undergo surgery after falling out with Canelo Alvarez.
British Billie Joe Saunders suffer Multiple fractures of the eye socket During his defeat by technical knockout in front of the Mexican Canelo Alvarez Saturday night at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
Saunders He suffered the first defeat in his professional career after receiving A. A hard blow to the right eye In the middle of the eighth round when he tried to fly forward, he was defenseless in front CaneloWho punished him hard Upper on the face.
The corner did not let Saunders He went out for the ninth round because his eyes began to swell and block his eyesight, and immediately after the quarrel, he was sent to the hospital to be examined.
Match Room Boxing confirmed on Sunday ESPN What or what Saunders He was admitted to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas, and was scheduled to undergo surgery today for multiple fractures of his eye socket.
Saunders He is now facing a long recovery before returning to Angado.
After the match, promoter Eddie Hearn pointed out IFL TV That an injury Saunders It was evident as soon as it happened.
“He can be seen at the earliest [Canelo] Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn said in an iFL TV interview. “I guess he couldn’t see, the next round would be a very bad situation. [para Saunders]. I think they would have hurt him badly on that tour.
For this part, Canelo Mentioned in an interview with ESPN He felt that he had been hurt Saunders In the eighth round and he will not go out for the next episode.
Before the fighting stopped Canelo He was leading the three judges’ scorecards with scores 78-74, 78-74, and 77-75.
With this victory, Canelo He was declared the Super Middleweight Champion of the World Council, World Association and World Boxing Organization, improving his record to 56-1-2 (38 KOs), while Saunders He lost it undefeated, stopping at 30-1 (14 KOs).
Now the only hurdle you have Canelo Before all of the division titles were standardized, there was the North American Caleb Factory, which owned the International Boxing Association’s belt.