Frazer Clarke will fight for the first time as a professional heavyweight on the Amir Khan vs Kell Brook undercard.
He will step into the ring on February 19, live on Sky Sports Box Office, to begin his journey as an exciting addition to the heavyweight scene.
Clarke won an Olympic heavyweight bronze medal in one of Team GB’s wellness stories last summer, and has now signed professional relationships with Sky Sports and BOXXER.
Anthony Joshua – Clarke’s former sparring partner at Team GB – will play a key role in guiding him on that journey, with Clarke signing to Joshua’s 258 MGT management label.
“I am delighted to be making my debut on such an important night for British boxing,” said Clarke.
“Both Amir and Kell are legends, so being on their undercard is great. Burton is my home and a place I love, but Manchester holds a special place in my heart, so starting my journey in front of their fans is special.
“The training is going great and I am 100% focused on making a spectacular and fun show for all professionals.”
Ben Shalom, founder and CEO of BOXXER, said: “It was a moment of pride for everyone at BOXXER and Sky Sports when the captain of Team GB chose to sign with us and it is fitting that he begins his professional journey with the same. card of his Olympian colleague and Team GB pioneer Amir Khan “.
Freddie Cunningham, CEO of 258 MGT, said, “As captain of Team GB’s boxing team and his accomplishments as an amateur, Frazer deserves the greatest possible platform for his debut and Khan vs Brook is the one. Frazer he has a great set-up at Loughborough and will be in great shape for his professional debut. “
Adam Smith, Sky Sports Boxing Development Manager, said, “We were all so thrilled when Frazer signed an exclusive deal with BOXXER to showcase both his skills and personality on our massive platform.
“We have built all the British heavyweight stars on Sky Sports and will do everything we can to help Frazer become next.
“The Team GB captain has the experience, the minerals and the popularity to attract a transversal audience and the huge Khan-Brook show in Manchester on February 19th is the perfect stage for the launch of his enticing professional journey.”
Sky Sport Boxing Program
Sunday 30th January – Top Rank in Tulsa
Robson Conceicao vs Xavier Martinez – WBC super featherweight title eliminator
Saturday 5th February (targeted) – BOXXER in Cardiff
Chris Eubank Jr versus Liam Williams
Claressa Shields vs Ema Kozin – IBF, WBA and WBC middleweight titles
Sunday 6th February – Top Rank in Fresno
Jose Ramirez against Jose Pedraza
Saturday 19th February – BOXXER in Manchester
Amir Khan vs Kell Brook
Frazer Clarke’s professional debut
Saturday 26 February – BOXXER and Top Rank in Glasgow
Josh Taylor vs Jack Catterall – undisputed super light titles