Where Does Billy Joe Saunders Come From? Ethnicity, Birthplace, Nationality, Religion and Zodiac Sign

Published 05/07/2021, 7:00 PM EDT
Manchester , United Kingdom – 22 December 2018; Billy Joe Saunders celebrates after defeating Charles Agamu in their middleweight bout at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England. (Photo By David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile via Getty Images)


Billy Joe Saunders, aka ‘Superb’, is the first person from his community to have a championship in two distinct weight classes. Hailing from the UK, Saunders is currently the WBO super middleweight champion and is yet to taste defeat in a 30-fight long career.

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The southpaw elite has been through several wars in the ride. He has been an entertainer in the ring, but he reflects a similar aura outside of it. Saunders belongs to the traveler community and has been through several phases in his life.

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While boxing remains his primary identification, there’s a lot to know about the Brit’s personal life. Ahead of a big fight, here’s a look into Billy Joe Saunders’s nationality, ethnicity, zodiac sign, and more.

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Where does Billy Joe Saunders live?

31-year-old Saunders is a Britisher and comes from the gypsy community. He has grown up near Hatfield in Hertfordshire and has been boxing since childhood. Most of his brothers and father have had boxing lessons, and Saunders rightly belongs to a boxing family.

LOS ANGELES, CA – NOVEMBER 09: Billy Joe Saunders (red/white/blue shorts) waits in a neutral corner after he knocked down Marceleo Coceres (not pictured) during their WBO World Super-Middleweight Championship fight at Staples Center on November 9, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. Saunders won after the fight was stopped in the 11th round. (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images)

According to the Hello Magazine, Saunders’ great grandfather was one the most famous bare-knuckle boxers of his time. Hence, Saunders always had the fighting spirit in his blood. Meanwhile, he is also close to WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury. Coming from the same community of the Gypsies, they share a strong bond and always favor each other.

Which flag does Billy Joe Saunders have?

The WBO titleholder proudly fights under the English flag and is one of the best boxers on the active roster to come from the UK. He was born on August 30, 1989, and is a Virgo by birth.

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Having the traits of a Virgo, Saunders is critical, calm, and composed. It has helped him become treacherous inside the ring. Meanwhile, Saunders is a loving husband and a father, and a complete family man.

Despite being a household figure, he remains silent on his private life. However, his fans have constantly demanded to know more, urging media houses to explore inside Billy Joe Saunders’ world.

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.

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