Boxers will usually preen and maybe even scuffle with each other at weigh-ins to scare up interest for their match, but when has a fighter’s small child ever punched his rival in the penis?
Today’s weigh-in for Saturday’s bout between Billy Joe Saunders and Willie Monroe Jr. took an unexpected and ridiculous turn when Saunders’s son took a swing at Monroe’s crotch.
Monroe had patted Saunders’s kid on the head to try and be nice to him, but the little terror went right for the groin shot. Monroe’s entourage belatedly protected their guy—how were they supposed to know a kid would be a threat?—while Saunders continued to flex for the cameras like nothing had happened. After the dick punch, one of Monroe’s minions said, “That’s bullshit,” to which the kid replied, “You’re bullshit.” The video, via Bloody Elbow, should start at the 3:40 mark:
Saunders would not apologize for his boy’s behavior: