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Billy Joe Saunders: 'Gennady Golovkin should face me in United Kingdom'

WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders says that he would have more reason to face Gennady Golovkin if a potential clash were held in the United Kingdom.

Billy Joe Saunders has suggested that it would make more sense for him to face Gennady Golovkin in the United Kingdom, rather than the United States.

Golovkin's representatives K2 are hoping to agree a deal for the WBA and IBF title holder to meet WBO champion Saunders in the United States in April.

However, while Saunders may still be open to facing Golovkin on foreign soil, he feels that the hard-hitting Kazakh should make his first appearance in England.

The 26-year-old told World Boxing News: "Golovkin's team have made me an offer, but we can't take it seriously at the moment and it doesn't make much sense. It's not just about more money, but about where it will take place and other factors.

"I'm not just going to go over to America to fight him, let him come to the UK and let me have something my way. Even if they don't want to offer the money that we asked for, we can negotiate that, but come to the UK.

"This fight isn't all about GGG and it needs to work for both sides and Frank Warren is doing his utmost to try to get some things my way. It's a hard fight as it is and I'm going into it as a big underdog, so at least let us have some things on our terms."

Saunders recently won the WBO strap from Andy Lee, while Golovkin has been world champion since 2010.

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