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Weights: James DeGale vs. Badou Jack

By Scott Gilfoid: IBF super middleweight champion James “Chunky” DeGale (23-1, 14 Kos) made weight on Friday in coming in at 166 ½ pounds for his important unification contest on Saturday night against WBC 168lb champ Badou Jack (20-1-2, 12 KOs) on Showtime Championship Boxing at the beautiful Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Jack […]

Photos: DeGale vs. Jack – Official weights

SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® – 9:30 p.m. ET/6:30 p.m. PT WBC & IBF Super Middleweight World Championship Unification – 12 Rounds Badou Jack (WBC) – 167 ¼ Pounds James DeGale (IBF) – 166 ½ Pounds… Read

Badou Jack: I’m better than James DeGale

By Scott Gilfoid: WBC super middleweight champion Badou Jack isn’t too worried about his fight this Saturday night against IBF belt holder James DeGale, as he feels he’s got the superior talent to give the British fighter his second loss of his career. Jack is a little older than DeGale at 33, but he still […]

Box Fan Expo to have booth at Jack – DeGale

The Popular Box Fan Expo will have a booth at Saturday nights’ much anticipated super middleweight world title unification bout between Badou Jack and James DeGale from the Barclays Center. The Jack vs Degale fight is promoted by Mayweather Promotions and DiBella Entertainment. Box Fan Expo will have an opportunity to greet boxing fans and […]

Badou Jack vs. James DeGale Final Press Conference Quotes & Photos

Super middleweight champions Badou Jack and James DeGale went face-to-face Thursday at the final press conference before their world title unification showdown that headlines action this Saturday, January 14 from Barclays Center in Brooklyn and live on SHOWTIME. Mayweather Promotions President Floyd Mayweather discussed the highly anticipated matchup featuring his fighter, Jack, who he has […]

DeGale vs. Jack stats

WBC STATISTICS WBC / IBF Super Middleweight World Championship January 14, 2017 Brooklyn, New York – Barclays Arena This will be the 1,949th fight sanctioned by the WBC in its 53-year history.… Read

Badou Jack: I’m going to break DeGale down

By Jeff Aranow: WBC super middleweight champion Badou Jack says he’s going to break IBF champion James DeGale down with pressure on Saturday night to take his title on January 14 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The fight is on Showtime. This is a match that has slowly been build up over […]

Badou Jack vs. James DeGale Media Workout Quotes & Photo

Fight week activities officially began today with media workouts at the brand new Gleason’s Gym in Brooklyn before the super middleweight title unification showdown between Badou Jack and James DeGale that headlines action this Saturday, January 14 from Barclays Center in Brooklyn and live on SHOWTIME. Also in attendance and opening the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING […]

Video: James Degale: My Journey

Ahead of his world title fight in New York this Saturday, IBF World super middleweight champion James DeGale has been reflecting on his journey to this unification showdown with Badou Jack. Speaking in a video for wearable training gear SIXPAD, the 30-year-old native Londoner describes his introduction to boxing. … Read

DeGale says he doesn’t get respect in UK

By Scott Gilfoid: IBF super middleweight champion James DeGale (23-1, 14 KOs) has dubbed himself, “The Road Warrior,” because he frequently has to travel outside of his own country of the UK to scratch up fights. DeGale will be fighting outside of the UK once again this Saturday night in his unification match against WBC […]

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