Injury to Billy Joe Saunders means Andy Lee's world title defence is postponed again 6 years ago

Injury to Billy Joe Saunders means Andy Lee's world title defence is postponed again

It looks like Andy Lee will have to wait even longer to fight Billy Joe Saunders

The pair were scheduled to meet on October 10 in Manchester, but the Englishman suffered a cut over one of his eyes in training.

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Saunders manager and promoter Frank Warren confirmed the injury and said the fight would still go ahead later in the year, although

"Unfortunately Billy Joe Saunders suffered a cut in training and his fight against Andy Lee will be postponed until late November and we'll be making an announcement about it later," Warren said.

"The show will still be going ahead."

It's the second time the bout has had to be rescheduled, after the initial plan for the card to go ahead in Lee's home town of Limerick, at Thomond Park, only for the champion to fall ill during his training camp.

The Limerick man has tweeted his disappointment at the news

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