Billy Joe Saunders
Name: Billy Joe Saunders
Hometown: Hatfield, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Birthplace: Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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)
- 2007 Commonwealth Championships Gold medalist in Liverpool, England (69kg):
- 2008 Strandja Memorial Cup Gold medalist in Plovdiv, Bulgaria (69kg):
- 2008 European Olympic Qualification Tournament third-place in Pescara, Italy (69kg):
- 2008 Olympic Games participant in Beijing, China (69kg):
Regional & Minor Titles
- BBBoC Southern Area middleweight title
- Commonwealth Boxing Council middleweight title
- BBBoC British middleweight title
- WBO International middleweight title
- EBU (European) middleweight title
- 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:
- 1-1-0 (0 KO's) in fights outside of his native United Kingdom.
- Defeated 6 undefeated opponents with ten or more bouts: Jarrod Fletcher, Gary O'Sullivan, John Ryder, Emanuele Blandamura, Chris Eubank Jr & Marcelo Esteban Coceres.
- 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.
| WBO Middleweight Champion
2015 Dec 19 – 2018 Oct 10
| WBO Super Middleweight Champion
2019 May 18 – present