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Promoter Eddie Hearn during the press conference in March 2020
DAZN poaches rights to Eddie Hearn's Matchroom from Sky
Eddie Hearn signs an exclusive deal with streaming service DAZN for his Matchroom promoter
Jun 3, 17:29
Billy Joe Saunders pictured in May 2019
Billy Joe Saunders set to undergo facial surgery
Eddie Hearn said Billy Joe Saunders suffered multiple fractures in his orbital area.
May 9, 19:45
Canelo Alvarez celebrates defeating Billy Joe Saunders on May 8, 2021
Canelo Alvarez: 'I thought I broke Billy Joe Saunders's cheekbone'
Billy Joe Saunders suffered the first defeat of his career after trainer Mark Tibbs halted the fight.
May 9, 13:56
Canelo Alvarez celebrates defeating Billy Joe Saunders on May 8, 2021
Result: Canelo Alvarez stops Billy Joe Saunders in highly-anticipated fight
More than 73,000 people were in attendance for the highly-anticipated fight.
May 9, 11:01
Billy Joe Saunders pictured in May 2019
Billy Joe Saunders sets sights "greatest win by a Brit abroad"
Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez has already defeated six British fighters.
May 7, 21:42
Billy Joe Saunders pictured in May 2019
Billy Joe Saunders sends warning to Canelo Alvarez
The pair face each other in a super-middleweight showdown in Texas this weekend.
May 6, 21:57
Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez pictured in 2016
Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez: 'I would love to fight in England'
The Mexican superstar faces Billy Joe Saunders in Texas this weekend.
May 3, 21:18
Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez pictured in 2016
Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez receives historic Hollywood honour
The champion boxer will fight Briton Billy Joe Saunders in May.
Mar 20, 20:35
Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez pictured in 2016
Canelo Alvarez looking forward to Billy Joe Saunders clash
Avni Yildirim was defeated in three rounds.
Feb 28, 11:49
Callum Smith celebrates with the belts after winning his fight against John Ryder on November 23, 2019
Callum Smith using brother's insight ahead of Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez bout
Liam Callum Smith was defeated by Mexican superstar Alvarez four years ago.
Dec 5, 18:45
Billy Joe Saunders pictured in May 2019
Result: Billy Joe Saunders comfortably retains WBO super-middleweight title
Billy Joe Saunders was too sharp and strong for his durable 38-year-old opponent.
Dec 5, 00:00
Billy Joe Saunders pictured in May 2019
Billy Joe Saunders aiming to end Martin Murray's career
Billy Joe Saunders is hoping to beat Martin Murray and then fight Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez.
Dec 3, 16:48
Billy Joe Saunders pictured in May 2019
Billy Joe Saunders: 'Bad diet could cost me'
Billy Joe Saunders has not fought for 13 months.
Dec 2, 16:55
Martin Murray celebrates after wining a match against Ukraine's Max Bursak during their middleweight WBC boxing match, on June 21, 2014
Martin Murray: 'Billy Joe Saunders showdown is a win-win for me'
The 38-year-old takes on WBO super-middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders.
Dec 1, 08:43
Billy Joe Saunders pictured in May 2019
Billy Joe Saunders: 'Martin Murray ideal preparation for big fight in new year'
The pair go head to head on Friday.
Nov 30, 18:46
Billy Joe Saunders pictured in May 2019
Billy Joe Saunders sees suspension lifted but fined £15,000
The WBO super-middleweight champion pays for video on social media which appeared to encourage domestic violence.
Jul 23, 13:01
Callum Smith celebrates with the belts after winning his fight against John Ryder on November 23, 2019
Callum Smith sets sights on earning Saul Alvarez fight by dominating division
Callum Smith was on the shortlist to face Saul Alvarez but the Mexican was instead on the verge of signing a deal to fight WBO champion Billy Joe Saunders.
Jun 7, 10:20
Billy Joe Saunders pictured in May 2019
A look at Billy Joe Saunders' past controversies after latest apology
The 30-year-old is no stranger to controversy.
Mar 28, 23:18
Billy Joe Saunders pictured in May 2019
Eddie Hearn optimistic Billy Joe Saunders-Saul Alvarez fight will go ahead
The pair could meet in June or July, depending on the coronavirus crisis.
Mar 18, 15:13
Billy Joe Saunders pictured in May 2019
Saunders targeting Golovkin and Alvarez after Matchroom move
The WBO super-middleweight champion has joined Eddie Hearn's stable.
Aug 13, 15:21
Billy Joe Saunders pictured in May 2019
Billy Joe Saunders signs Matchroom Boxing deal
Saunders amicably parted company with Frank Warren earlier this month.
Aug 13, 10:03
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Saunders fined and warned by British Boxing Board of Control over video
The WBO middleweight champion was found guilty of bringing the sport into disrepute at a hearing.
Sep 25, 15:30
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Billy Joe Saunders, Martin Murray clash postponed until June
The WBO middleweight title clash between Billy Joe Saunders and Martin Murray is rearranged for June after Saunders suffered a hand injury.
Mar 20, 17:11
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Josh Kelly turns pro, joins Matchroom Boxing
Team GB's Olympic boxer Josh Kelly turns pro and joins Matchroom Boxing.
Feb 8, 14:50
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Result: Chris Eubank Jr beats Renold Quinlan to win IBO world super-middleweight title
Chris Eubank Jr is the new IBO super-middleweight champion thanks to a 10th-round stoppage of Australian Renold Quinlan.
Feb 5, 11:15
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Billy Joe Saunders links up with trainer Adam Booth
WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders announces that he will now work with trainer Adam Booth.
Jan 18, 14:35
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Result: Billy Joe Saunders retains WBO title after points win over Artur Akavov
Billy Joe Saunders, in action for the first time in 11 months, retains his WBO world middleweight title after beating Russia's Artur Akavov on points.
Dec 4, 10:25
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Tom Loeffler: 'Gennady Golovkin will return to United Kingdom'
Promoter Tom Loeffler says that world middleweight champion Tom Loeffler will return to fight in the United Kingdom at some point in the future.
Sep 13, 17:13
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Gennady Golovkin eyes Billy Joe Saunders after overcoming Kell Brook
Gennady Golovkin sets his sights on WBO champion Billy Joe Saunders, as he attempts to "hold all the belts in the middleweight division".
Sep 11, 09:42
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Saul Alvarez, Liam Smith clash to be staged at home of Dallas Cowboys
Liam Smith will defend his WBO super-welterweight title against Saul Alvarez at the AT & T Stadium, which has a capacity of 80,000.
Jul 18, 14:29
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Chris Eubank Jr reiterates desire to face Gennady Golovkin
British middleweight Chris Eubank Jr says that he wants to face unified middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin before the end of the year.
May 19, 12:42
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Saul Alvarez: 'I will face Gennady Golovkin at 160lbs'
WBC middleweight champion Saul Alvarez says that he has "no problem" facing fellow world title holder Gennady Golovkin at 160lbs.
May 8, 21:05
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Anthony Joshua signs multi-fight deal with US network Showtime
IBF world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua is preparing to announce himself in the United States after signing a multi-fight deal with Showtime.
May 4, 17:36
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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.
Jan 9, 00:51
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Frank Warren reveals "firm offer" for Billy Joe Saunders, Gennady Golovkin clash
Promoter Frank Warren reveals that he has received a "firm offer" from Gennady Golovkin's camp for a middleweight unification clash with Billy Joe Saunders.
Dec 31, 10:53
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Chris Eubank Jr calls for Billy Joe Saunders rematch
Chris Eubank Jr calls for a rematch with Billy Joe Saunders after witnessing his rival become WBO middleweight champion with a win over Andy Lee.
Dec 19, 23:40
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Result: Billy Joe Saunders claims WBO middleweight title with points win over Andy Lee
Billy Joe Saunders wins the WBO middleweight title with victory over Andy Lee by majority decision.
Dec 19, 23:16
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Andy Lee: 'I won't rely on punching power'
Andy Lee says that he wants to showcase his boxing skills when he defends his WBO middleweight title against Billy Joe Saunders on Saturday night.
Dec 17, 19:18
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Spike O'Sullivan: 'I have earned my spot in world title eliminator'
Irish middleweight Spike O'Sullivan says that he has earned his right to compete in a world title eliminator against Chris Eubank Jr on Saturday night.
Dec 12, 12:21
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Chris Eubank Jnr: 'Spike O'Sullivan is one-dimensional'
British middleweight Chris Eubank Jnr says that opponent Spike O'Sullivan is "one-dimensional" ahead of their fight at London's O2 Arena on Saturday night.
Dec 11, 12:55

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Monday, August 2


MasterChef Australia: W, 7pm
Strap yourself in for the next three months as a brand new series begins!

Come Dine With Me: Channel 4, 5pm
A brand new series starts with a meal fusing cuisine from Lebanon and... the Caribbean

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United StatesUnited States22251764
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Monday's key events


ATHLETICS
· There are no Brits in the women's 100m hurdles final, but Puerto Rico's Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, fresh from breaking the Olympic record in the semis, will hope to pip world record holder Kendra Harrison to gold (3.50am)
· The women's 5000m final also has no Team GB representation, but two-time world champion Hellen Obiri of Kenya will be looking to add an Olympic gold to her list of honours (1.40pm)

SAILING
· The women's skiff 49er FX (6.33am) and men's skiff 49er (7.33am) come to their conclusion, with Team GB involved in both medal races

FOOTBALL
· A place in the women's gold medal match is up for grabs, starting with an all-North American semi-final between United States and Canada (9am)
· Australia, who edged past Team GB's in a seven-goal quarter-final thriller, take on Sweden in the second semi-final (12pm)

CYCLING
· The track cycling schedule gets underway, with Team GB holding a particular interest in the team pursuit qualifying. Laura Kenny is part of the women's team (7.54am), while the men's team includes Ed Clancy (9.02am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· The Gadirova twins Jessica and Jennifer will both take part in the women's floor final as they look to add to their team bronze (9.57am)

WEIGHTLIFTING
· Newly-crowned European champion Emily Campbell flies the flag for Great Britain in the women's +87kg, but faces stiff competition for medals from China's Li Wenwen and New Zealand's Laurel Hubbard (11.50am)

HOCKEY
· The women's hockey quarter-finals begin, with Team GB last up against Spain (1pm)

> Today's schedule in full