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Frazer Clarke to make pro boxing debut on Amir Khan-Kell Brook undercard

Frazer Clarke won gold for team England at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Getty Images

British Olympic bronze medalist Frazer Clarke will make his professional debut on the Amir Khan-Kell Brook undercard at Manchester Arena, England, on Feb. 19.

Clarke, from Burton, Staffordshire, who won a medal in the super-heavyweight category at the Tokyo 2020 Games, has signed a long-term promotional agreement with new UK-based promoter BOXXER and will also be guided by former world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua's 258 MGT management label.

Clarke, 30, is a former sparring partner of Joshua, who is waiting to set a date for his rematch with Oleksandr Usyk, which promoter Eddie Hearn said is likely to be in April.

Clarke said: "I am delighted to be making my debut on such a big night for British boxing. Both Amir and Kell are legends so to be on their undercard is amazing.

"Burton is my home town and a place I love but Manchester holds a special place in my heart, so to start my journey in front of their fans is special. Training is going great and I am 100% focused on putting on a spectacular and entertaining show for everyone in the pros."

Lauren Price, 27, from Gwent, Wales, is also set to turn professional after winning middleweight gold in Tokyo last summer.