The Saturday night boxing fight held in Stevenage between Billy Joe Saunders and Shefat Isufi ended with Joe Saunders becoming the two-weight world boxing champion by unanimous decision points.
Joe Saunders took the control of the match from the opening bell to the end as he finished the fight by getting scores of 120-108, 117-111 and 118-110 from three judges.
With this win, Joe Saunders has now won the vacant WBO super-middleweight title that was unclaimed before at the Lamex Stadium.
Saunders who is currently being coached by Ben Davison has now extended his spotless career record to 28-0.
As for Isufi, he was coming into this fight riding high on his 10 fight winning streak but against Joe Saunders he was like fledgling. Isufi found it difficult to hold his ground against his opponent who outranked him on skills and power.
The fight was a splendid one for the first 5 rounds with Saunders having dominance over the fight as he placed his opponent in a very hurtful condition.
However, in the sixth round, Saunders was rocked once with a crunching left punch that left his legs buckled. However, he soon regained composure of his senses to stay out of the danger and to finish the fight on points win.