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Frazer Clarke to make skilled heavyweight debut on Amir Khan vs Kell Brook undercard | Boxing Information

Frazer Clarke will battle for the primary time as an expert heavyweight on the Amir Khan vs Kell Brook undercard.

He’ll step into the ring on February 19, dwell on Sky Sports activities Field Workplace, to start his journey as an thrilling addition to the heavyweight scene.

Clarke received an Olympic bronze medal at super-heavyweight in certainly one of Group GB’s feelgood tales of final summer season, and has now penned skilled phrases with Sky Sports activities and BOXXER.

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Frazer Clarke will debut on Feb 19, dwell on Sky Sports activities Field Workplace

Anthony Joshua – Clarke’s former sparring accomplice at Group GB – will play a key function in guiding him on that journey, with Clarke having signed to Joshua’s 258 MGT administration label.

“I’m delighted to be making my debut on such a giant night time for British boxing,” stated Clarke.

“Each Amir and Kell are legends so to be on their undercard is wonderful. Burton is my residence and a spot I really like however Manchester holds a particular place in my coronary heart, so to begin my journey in entrance of their followers is particular.

“Coaching goes nice and I’m 100 per cent centered on placing on a spectacular and entertaining present for everybody within the execs.”

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Frazer Clarke received bronze in Tokyo

Ben Shalom, BOXXER founder and CEO, stated “It was a proud second for everybody at BOXXER and Sky Sports activities when the Group GB captain selected to signal with us and it is becoming that he’ll start his skilled journey on the identical card as his fellow Olympian and Group GB trailblazer Amir Khan.”

Freddie Cunningham, managing director at 258 MGT, stated “As captain of Group GB Boxing group and his achievements as an beginner, Frazer deserves the largest potential platform for his debut and Khan vs Brook is that. Frazer has an incredible set-up at Loughborough and might be in nice form for his professional debut.”

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Frazer Clarke and Richard Riakporhe have sparred a whole bunch of rounds collectively already.

Adam Smith, head of boxing growth at Sky Sports activities, stated: “We have been all so thrilled when Frazer signed an unique cope with BOXXER to showcase each his abilities and character on our enormous platform.

“We’ve got constructed all of the British heavyweight stars on Sky Sports activities and can do the whole lot we will to assist Frazer develop into the following.

“The Group GB Captain has the expertise, minerals and recognition to attraction to a cross-over viewers and the large Khan-Brook present in Manchester on February 19 is the right stage for the launch of his attractive skilled journey.”

Sky Sports activities Boxing schedule

Sunday January 30 – Prime Rank in Tulsa
Robson Conceicao vs Xavier Martinez – WBC super-featherweight title eliminator

Saturday February 5 (focused) – BOXXER in Cardiff
Chris Eubank Jr vs Liam Williams
Claressa Shields vs Ema Kozin – IBF, WBA and WBC middleweight titles

Sunday February 6 – Prime Rank in Fresno
Jose Ramirez vs Jose Pedraza

Saturday February 19 – BOXXER in Manchester
Amir Khan vs Kell Brook
Frazer Clarke’s professional debut

Saturday February 26 – BOXXER and Prime Rank in Glasgow
Josh Taylor vs Jack Catterall – undisputed super-lightweight titles

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