Frank Warren's three Olympians ready for pro debuts

PUBLISHED: 07:30 14 January 2009 | UPDATED: 22:09 26 October 2009

Frank Warren with Olympic champion James DeGale and Hatfield boxer Billy Joe Saunders

Frank Warren with Olympic champion James DeGale and Hatfield boxer Billy Joe Saunders

AS THE Olympians get set for their professional debuts at the Birmingham NIA on February 28, we take a look at the prodigious boxing talents. Billy Joe Saunders Born: Hatfield Date of Birth: 30/10/1989 Weight: Light-middleweight/ welterweight Career high

AS THE Olympians get set for their professional debuts at the Birmingham NIA on February 28, we take a look at the prodigious boxing talents.

Billy Joe Saunders

Born: Hatfield

Date of Birth: 30/10/1989

Weight: Light-middleweight/ welterweight

Career highlight: In 2008 Saunders qualified for the Beijing Olympics and became the first person from the British Romany gypsy community to qualify for the Games.

James DeGale

Born: Hammersmith, London

Date of Birth: 09/02/1986

Weight: Super-middleweight/ middleweight

Career highlight: Winning middleweight Olympic gold in Beijing in 2008 and being awarded an MBE by the Queen.

Frankie Gavin

Born: Birmingham

Date of Birth: 28/09/1985

Weight: Light-welterweight

Career highlight: Won the gold medal at the 2007 World Amateur Boxing Championships to become English boxing's first ever World Amateur champion.

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