TKO pair booked for Wembley showcase

PUBLISHED: 16:50 25 January 2012

Frank Buglioni (centre) with Mark (left) and Jimmy Tibbs

Frank Buglioni (centre) with Mark (left) and Jimmy Tibbs


TKO duo Billy Joe Saunders and Frank Buglioni are booked for the March 16 Wembley show which features top super-middleweight George Groves fighting old rival Kenny Anderson.

The British champion makes the second defence of his title against the tough Edinburgh man in a return of their thriller in November 2010, when Groves climbed off the floor to stop Anderson in the sixth round.

Chief support on the Frank Warren promotion will be former British light-middleweight champion Sam Webb against big-punching former Commonwealth Champion Matthew Hall in an eliminator for the British title.

Unbeaten middleweight Saunders is aiming for a British title fight and gets an eight-rounder on the bill looking for his 13th straight pro victory under the guidance of training duo Jimmy and Mark Tibbs.

Another member of the TKO-based team, super-middleweight Buglioni has exploded on the pro scene with two quick-time triumphs and goes for the third on the Wembley bill, which also includes Mile End-based welterweight Dean Byrne.

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