Frazer Clarke to make professional boxing debut in Amir Khan vs Kell Brook bout after Olympian signs Anthony Joshua

OLYMPIC heavyweight bronze medalist Frazer Clarke will make his debut in Amir Khan vs Kell Brook next month.

The 30-year-old spent more than a decade as an amateur after being ignored by Team GB at Rio 2016 when they go together Joe Joyce as their heavyweight representative.

Clarke won a bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympic Games scheduled for last year

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Clarke won a bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympic Games scheduled for last yearCredit: Getty

But he finally got his chance in Tokyo last year and took it with both hands when he won a medal at the Olympics – Missed the gold medal contest due to a nasty cut in the semi-finals.

He has now switched and signed with Anthony JoshuaManagement team of 258 MGT.

He has also agreed a promotional deal with BOXXER that will see him fight on Sky Sports.

As Joshua’s sidekick for many years, Clarke will be featured on Brook-Khan Program at the Manchester Arena on February 19.

He said: “I am delighted to be making my debut on such a big night for boxing.

“I’m 100% focused on making a show that’s spectacular and fun.

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“Both Amir and Kell are legends so it’s great to be on their roster.

“Manchester holds a special place in my heart, so to begin my journey in front of their fans is special.”

Clarke will follow in Joshua’s footsteps by becoming the professional heavyweight world champion.

And the Staffordshire-born boxer has set big goals for himself as he begins a new chapter of his career.

He added: “World domination is my plan, but it starts at home.

“You look at all these fighters – Mike Tyson, Muhammad Ali – they all have great amateur lineage, but to be a professional world champion is the dream.

“To finally be here, it’s a great feeling. I’m going to do it the right way and I can’t wait to get started.”

Meanwhile, England’s opponent Khan and Brook will appear in the main event on February 19.

The pair have been linked with a fight for the best part of a decade, but now finally meet in the twilight of their careers.

https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/boxing/17275299/frazer-clarke-debut-khan-brook-joshua/ Frazer Clarke to make professional boxing debut in Amir Khan vs Kell Brook bout after Olympian signs Anthony Joshua

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