Billy Joe Saunders

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Name: Billy Joe Saunders
Alias: 'Superb'
Hometown: Hatfield, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Birthplace: Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Stance: Southpaw
Height: 180cm
Reach: 180cm
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record

Trainer: Jimmy Tibbs (2009-2016), Ben Davison (2016) (2019-), Adam Booth (2017), Dominic Ingle (2017-2019)
Promoters: Frank Warren (2009-2019), Eddie Hearn (2019-present)

Amateur Career

Regional & Minor Titles

Professional Record

Championship Record

  • 7 opponents (1 by KO) beaten in world championship bouts.
    • 3 opponents (1 by KO) in World Super Middleweight Title bouts.
    • 4 opponents (0 by KO) in World Middleweight Title bouts.
  • 7-1-0 (1 KO's) in world championship bouts.
  • 2-1-0 (0 KO's) against former or current world champions:

Variant Records


  • Billy Joe Saunders is the great-grandson of one of Britain's most famous gypsy bare-knuckle champions, Absolom Beeney.
  • Saunders was the first person from the British Romany Gypsy community to qualify for the Olympic Games.

Preceded by:
Andy Lee
WBO Middleweight Champion
2015 Dec 19 – 2018 Oct 10
Succeeded by:
Demetrius Andrade
Preceded by:
Gilberto Ramirez
WBO Super Middleweight Champion
2019 May 18 – present
Succeeded by: