BILLY JOE SAUNDERS has been confirmed to defend his WBO super-middleweight title against Marcelo Esteban Coceres on 9 November.
The unbeaten 30-year-old – who fights in America for the first time in his professional career – will face the Argentian on the undercard of the rematch between YouTube stars KSI and Logan Paul.
The slick southpaw – who has racked up 28 wins from as many fights – will fight across the pond on November 9 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
Speaking of his delight at being part of the bill for KSI’s blockbuster bout with Logan Paul, Saunders said: “I’m really looking forward to fighting in LA and making my professional American debut and my first fight under the Matchroom umbrella on DAZN and Sky Sports.
Billy Joe Saunders will make the first defence of his WBO Super Middleweight World title against undefeated Argentinian Marcelo Esteban Coceres on the blockbuster KSI vs. Logan Paul 2 show at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on Saturday November 9, Logan Paul vs KSI 2 boxing live on DAZN in the US and Sky Sports Box Office in the UK.