Billy Joe Saunders returns to action tonight with a shot at a world title.
After a difficult 2018 for ‘Superb’, the unbeaten super-middleweight ace is back and gearing up to face German slugger Shefat Isufi.
Saunders vs Isufi: When is it and where?
The fight is taking place on Saturday, May 18 and is expected to start at around 10pm depending on the length of the undercard bouts.
Stevenage’s Lamex Stadium in Hertfordshire hosts the fight.
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Saunders vs Isufi: TV channel and live stream details
Saunders vs Isufi will be shown LIVE on BT Sport 1 with their show starting at 7.30pm.
You can watch the fight on BT Sport’s website and B
T Sport’s App for subscribers.
EE phone subscribers can also catch the action for free by signing up for three-month trial.
You can do this by texting SPORT to 150 or phoning 07953 966502 and follow the instructions.
Saunders vs Isufi: Undercard
Unbeaten heavyweight Joe Joyce will be in action against 6ft8 Russian Alexander Ustinov on a stacked card on the night.
Billy Joe Saunders vs Shefat Isufi (WBO super-middleweight title)
Joe Joyce vs Alexander Ustinov (heavyweight)
Brad Foster vs Ashley Lane (super-bantamweight)
Sanjeev Sahota vs Henrich Herak (super lightweight)
Harvery Horn vs Joel Sanchez (super flyweight)
Ryan Garner vs Joe Hernandez (super featherweight)
Willy Hutchinson vs Ondrej Budera (light heavyweight)
Kody Davies vs TBA (light heavyweight)
James Branch vs Jan Hrazdira (cruiserweight)
Boy Jones vs TBA (lightweight)
Dennis McCann (making debut) vs Kamil Jaworek (bantamweight)
Saunders vs Isufi: What has been said?
Saunders (on moving up to super-middleweight): “The thing is with the super middleweights is that everyone is willing to fight everyone. There is nobody sitting back hanging out for the last pound and that is what I like about it.
“I’ve been at the top of the middleweights and the stars at the top want all of the pie and everything their own way.
“It is all on their terms, but I am just in it to win it and prove I am the best. I will put myself in a position at super middleweight where they have got to fight me.”
Who is Shefat Isufi, and what is his record?
The German fighter has a record of 27 wins, 3 defeats and 2 draws from 32 fights.
The 29-year-old is, however, unbeaten at super-middleweight.
He is currently ranked top by the WBO in their world super-middleweight rankings.