Saunders set to feature on Amir Khan versus Andreas Kotelnik bill in London

PUBLISHED: 11:41 30 April 2009 | UPDATED: 09:41 27 October 2009

Billy Joe Saunders, seen here pictured with Frank Warren and fellow Olympians James DeGale and Frankie Gavin, will fight in London on the undercard of Amir Khan's world title fight

Billy Joe Saunders, seen here pictured with Frank Warren and fellow Olympians James DeGale and Frankie Gavin, will fight in London on the undercard of Amir Khan's world title fight

FRANK Warren has confirmed that Hatfield boxer Billy Joe Saunders will fight in London for his third professional bout. Saunders will be in ring-action along with fellow 'Olympians' James DeGale and Frankie Gavin on the undercard of the Amir Khan versus A

FRANK Warren has confirmed that Hatfield boxer Billy Joe Saunders will fight in London for his third professional bout.

Saunders will be in ring-action along with fellow 'Olympians' James DeGale and Frankie Gavin on the undercard of the Amir Khan versus Andreas Kotelnik WBA light-welterweight title-fight on June 27.

The event will take place at the 02 Arena in Millenium Way, London.

"This show is all about the future of British boxing," said Warren.

"It's about young guys coming through, and I am very excited about the card we are putting together."

Elsewhere, Nathan Cleverly, Matt Macklin, Matthew Hall and Anthony Small will feature in title fights on the 02 bill, the latter two against each other.

"These are the kids I see for the next 10 years or so spearheading British boxing," added an optimistic Warren.

Saunders is currently preparing for his second professional outing in the squared circle, scheduled to take place at the Odyssey Arena in Belfast on Friday, May 15.


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