Billy Joe Saunders vs Chris Eubank Jr video highlights: Watch how Saunders prevailed by a close split decision

Eubank Jr suffered his first defeat in gruelling middleweight clash

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Billy Joe Saunders prevailed against Chris Eubank Jr in a close split-decision victory at London's ExCel back on 29 November, to retain his British, European and Commonwealth titles and hand Eubank Jr the first defeat of his career.

Two judges scored the fight, which was also a final eliminator for the WBO title, in favour of Saunders, and one for Eubank Jr.

But was it the correct decision? Watch the round-by-round highlights of the clash below...

Eubank Jr, who finished the fight stronger, said that he will stop Saunders next time they fight.

"I proved my mettle in the championship rounds," Eubank Jr told BT Sport.

"I will fight the correct fight next time. I won't let it go to judges."

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"It would be a disservice to the British public if we don't do it again."

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Saunders (right) lifts his arms in celebration at the decision

Saunders said that he will be happy to take on Eubank Jr once again - after he wins the world title.

"Even his brother said on the night: 'The best man won'," Saunders told BT Sport.

"As far as a rematch is concerned, that is not a problem with me. [But] at the minute I've got to fulfill my dream, and that's being world champion.

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