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BJS lands in hot water

Billy Joe Saunders under investigation

By Bryan Connelly

World Champion charged by British Boxing Board of Control By Bryan Connolly News has broke this morning that Billy Joe Saunders the WBO World Middleweight Champion has been charged with misconduct after a video posted online shows the champ allegedly encouraging a woman to assault a stranger in exchange for drugs. A Nottinghamshire police spokesperson said: "The Daily Mail has contacted the force and made us aware of a video circulating, where a woman is offered drugs in exchange for commuting an act of violence, and potentially committing a sex act in public. "Officers will be looking to identify and speak to all those who feature in this sickening video, and a full investigation will be carried out into the number of offences that have been captured on film, including the offer to supply Class A drugs, aiding and abetting an assault, and public order offences." If found guilty Saunders could face a fine, suspend him or revoke his boxing license. Such a formal investigation isn't needed when he is in training to defend his title against Demetrius Andrade. Saunders has taken to Twitter to apologize tweeting, "Apologise to everybody who’s took offence totally in the wrong ‘ can’t do anything But be sorry ‘ banter when wrong ‘ Apologies once again"