Ville Piispanen is coming off 3 losses in his last 6 bouts while Bradley Saunders is undefeated in his brief career and looking like a dangerous knockout artist. Ville Piispanen will face Bradley Saunders for the vacant WBO intercontinental light welterweight title on June 7 from the Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom. Bradley Saunders opened as a -2300 chalk with the Boxing odds while Ville Piispanen opened as a +1100 dog.
The 28 year old Bradley Saunders stands at 5 feet 10 inches tall with an orthodox stance. He is a native and resident of the United Kingdom and is ranked 11th in the UK while ranking 126th in the world for the light welterweight division. Saunders has a career record of 9 wins and 0 losses with 7 out of his 9 wins coming by knockout. Saunders is coming off a technical knockout win over Mitch Prince in the 4th round of a scheduled 10 round bout that took place on March 29, 2014 at the Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom. Saunders scored a TKO win over Gyorgy Mizsei Jr. on November 22, 2013.
The 30 year old Ville Piispanen stands at 5 feet 6 inches tall with an orthodox stance and is a native of Finland where he still resides. Piispanen is the 2nd ranked light welterweight in Finland and is ranked 299th in the world. Piispanen has a career record of 18 wins, 4 losses, and 3 draws. Out of his 18 wins, 6 have come by knockout while just 1 out of his 4 losses have come by knockout. Piispanen is coming off a unanimous decision win over Janneh Haruna on May 17, 2014 in a 6 round bout that took place in Finland. Prior to that Piispanen lost a unanimous decision to Michele Di Rocco in a 12 round bout that was for the EBU European light welterweight title on December 21, 2013.
Piispanen is not in good form as of late and Saunders looks promising. We’ll lay the lumber with Saunders!