Talented Englishman Billy Joe Saunders recorded an 11th round stoppage victory tonight in LA fighting on the undercard of the Logan Paul vs KSI 2 fight night event on DAZN.

30-year-old Saunders defended his WBO super-middleweight title with his stoppage of Marcelo Esteban Coceres.

Although Saunders was perhaps not at his best tonight, he showed grit and determination to get the stoppage in the end.

Here’s how he closed the show:

Following the fight Saunders straight away signaled his intent on facing the biggest name in boxing, Mexican pound for pound supremo Canelo Alvarez:

Here’s how the fight fraternity has received the news, as well as the general sentiment following tonight’s performance:

Tonight’s win improves Saunders’ professional boxing record to 29-0-14 KO.

It also marked the continuation of his new promotional relationship with Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Sport.

Here’s how Saunders accessed his performance tonight: