Billy Joe Saunders: WBO middleweight champion to face Bursak

Saunders (right) secured a majority decision to take the title from Lee
Saunders (right) secured a majority decision to take the title from Lee

Britain's Billy Joe Saunders will make the first defence of his WBO world middleweight title against Ukrainian Max Bursak in London on 30 April.

Former Olympian Saunders won the title by outpointing Irishman Andy Lee in Manchester on 19 December.

The 26-year-old has won all 23 of his professional fights, while 31-year-old Bursak, a former European middleweight champion. has 32 wins from 37 bouts.

The contest will take place at London's Copper Box Arena.

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