Billy Joe Saunders
Billy Joe Saunders 2021: Record, Net Worth, Salary, and Endorsements
Billy Joe Saunders is an English professional boxer who comes from the proud Gypsy community from Hertfordshire, England. He is an undefeated fighter who is a two-weight world champion, having held the WBO super-middleweight title in 2019 and the WBO middleweight title in 2015.
Saunders has boxing in his blood. As part of the traveling community, his great-grandfather Absolom Beeney was one of the most famous bare-knuckle boxers. Saunders began his boxing journey at the Chestnut Amateur boxing club.
As an amateur, Saunders tasted heaps of success. He won his first 49 fights on his way to the 2007 Commonwealth Championships and the 2008 Strandja Cup gold. He also qualified for the 2008 Olympic Games and was the first among travelers to represent Great Britain at the sporting extravaganza.
His boxing career has been a topsy-turvy ride. The undefeated champion has looked impeccable inside the ring with his slick boxing style. However, the champion has had his fair share of controversies in the past which have led to him getting banned from the sport.
However, 2021 could be the year that Saunders writes his name in the history books once again with a potential unification bout against the P4P king, Canelo Alvarez.
Billy Joe Saunders: Record
Saunders has an unblemished record of 30-0 as of February 2020. 14 of these have come by knockouts. This gives the champion a 46% knockout rate. Moreover, Saunders is known to be the first among the travelers to become a two-weight world champion. His WBO middleweight victory against Andy Lee was another historic moment.
It was the first time that two Gypsies vied for a world title in boxing. Along with his other title victory against Shefat Isufi, Saunders has had some impressive wins. He has fought the likes of Chris Eubank Jr, John Ryder, among others.
Billy Joe Saunders: Foundation and Charity 2021
As a reaction to his controversial video for which he got banned, Saunders donated £25,000 to a domestic abuse charity. As of 2021, this is the only public charitable deed we know about the champion.
Billy Joe Saunders: Net Worth 2021
According to the Net Worth Portal, Saunders is worth a reported $2 million as of 2021. They also report that his yearly income from the sport is $360,000, while he earns $180,000 per fight. Therefore, his primary source of income is his boxing career.
Billy Joe Saunders: Endorsements 2021
The champion is backed by Fly boxing gloves for all his fights, as seen by the company’s official social media. He also has a deal with clothing store Casual Basement as seen on their Instagram profile.
'Superb' has a deal with a premium toothbrush company, The Hapi Company among many others.
How to contact Billy Joe Saunders?
|Address/Residence||Hatfield, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom|
|Endorsements||Fly Gloves, Casual Basement, The Hapi Company|
|Net Worth||$2 million|
|Achievements||Current WBO Super-middleweight champion.|
Former WBO middleweight champion, Commonwealth middleweight champion, British middleweight champion, European middleweight champion.