ANDY LEE & BILLY JOE SAUNDERS OFFICIAL WEIGHTS
FOR WBO MIDDLEWEIGHT WORLD TITLE FIGHT THIS SATURDAY LIVE ON SHO EXTREME® FROM MANCHESTER, ENGLAND
SHOWTIME BOXING INTERNATIONAL® Lee vs. Saunders
Airs Live at 5 p.m. ET/PT on SHO EXTREME; Encore Presentation at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Photo Credit: Frank Warren
WBO MIDDLEWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
Andy Lee – 159 ¾ Pounds
Billy Joe Saunders – 160 Pounds
Ireland’s Lee (34-2-1, 24 KOs) will make the first defense of his 160-pound title against England’s Saunders (22-0, 12 KOs),the WBO’s No. 1 middleweight contender, this Saturday, Dec. 19, live on SHO EXTREME (5 p.m. ET/PT) from Manchester Arena.
The SHOWTIME BOXING INTERNATIONAL offering of the BoxNation telecast will feature analysis from SHOWTIME®boxing experts Brian Custer, Al Bernstein, Paulie Malignaggi and guest analyst and WBA Middleweight World Champion Daniel Jacobs. An encore presentation of the bout will air on SHO EXTREME later that evening at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
“This is it – fight time tomorrow night. All the training is done, my weight is perfect and I’m ready for Billy Joe Saunders.
“I’ve won this world title and I’m not letting it go. Saunders will put up a good fight, but this belt is staying with me.”
BILLY JOE SAUNDERS
“All the talking is done. We’ve talked and talked for as long as I can remember, now we just need to let our fists do the talking.
“Just a few more hours now until there’s a new WBO World Middleweight Champion of the World from Hatfield, England.”