On Saturday, Sept. 16, Queensbury Promotions traveled to the Copper Box Arena in London, England, for Saunders vs. Monroe Jr.

In the main event of the evening, WBO world middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders defended his world title against WBP intercontinental middleweight titleholder Willie Monroe Jr. Saunders has won all 25 of his professional bouts, including 12 by way of knockout. Monroe Jr. fought for the WBA, IBO and interim WBC middleweight titles in a losing effort against Gennady Golovkin in 2015.

The event aired live at 3:30 p.m. ET on BT Sport (United Kingdom), Box Nation (United Kingdom), and Onda Sports (Panama).

Billy Joe Saunders def. Willie Monroe Jr by unanimous decision (117-111, 115-114, 117-112)- for WBO world middleweight title
Anthony Yarde def. Norbert Nemesapati -for WBO european light heavyweight title, WBO intercontinental light heavyweight title
Daniel Dubois def. AJ Carter by knockout (punch). Round 1, 0:48

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Zach Aittama became a fan of martial arts at an early age. Hooked on the sport after one experience, Zach started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai as a teenager. Watching the sport only increased his interest, building a fascination for combat sports around the globe. Years of training and amateur bouts later, Zach continues to train while working and attending school full-time. Zach started writing for Fight Sport Asia in 2014 and joined the Combat Press staff in July of 2015.

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