If the opening moments of WBO super middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders’ formal sitdown with DAZN this week was any indication as to how Saturday’s 168-pound title unification bout might play out, we might be in for something special.
“At the end of the day, this isn’t about him,” Saunders said during a DAZN “Off the Cuff” interview. “I don’t give a shit about Canelo Alvarez, not two shits.”
It has been anything but a normal fight week for Saunders (30-0, 14 KOs) from the standpoint of trying to figure out exactly where his mind is at just days out from facing Alvarez (55-1-2, 37 KOs) in the biggest fight of the British southpaw’s career inside AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
If this is your first rodeo with Saunders, things might seem a bit chaotic and teetering toward the 31-year-old faltering off the…