As James DeGale prepares to defend his world title and with the Vasyl Lomachenko-Guillermo Rigondeaux fantasy match up just a week away, Boxing Social looks at the Olympic champions who made it to the top in the pros as well – and those that didn’t.
10. Frankie Genaro
Genaro is in the history books as the first fighter to win Olympic gold and world professional honours. He won the Olympics in Antwerp in 1920, two days before his 19th birthday, and went on to be a crowd-pleasing world champion in a great era for the flyweight division.