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DeGale to fight Benavidez in unification after Truax

By Scott Gilfoid: James DeGale (23-1-1, 14 KIOs) says his adviser Al Haymon has told him that after he defends against fringe contender Caleb Truax (28-3-2, 18 KOs) on December 9th, his next fight in 2019 will be a unification match against unbeaten WBC 168 lb. champion David Benavidez (19-0, 17 KOs.… Read

DeGale hopes Groves beats Eubank Jr.

By Scott Gilfoid: James DeGale is pulling for George Groves to defeat Chris Eubank Jr. in their fight on February 17 in the semifinals of the World Boxing Super Series tournament at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, UK. … Read

Anthony Dirrell wants Groves, DeGale or Benavidez

By Tim Royner: Anthony Dirrell (31-1-1, 24 KOs) barely squeaked by Denis Douglin (20-6, 13 KOs) this month in winning an ugly 6th round technical decision, but now he’s ready to fight for a world title against one of the other champions at super middleweight in David Benavidez, George Groves, James DeGale, Tyron Zeuge or […]

DeGale vs. Truax and Selby vs. Ramirez on Dec.9

By Scott Gilfoid: In a pair of mismatches, IBF super middleweight champion James “Chunky” DeGale (23-1-1, 14 KOs) will be defending against bottom #15 IBF fringe contender Caleb Truax (28-3-2, 18 KOs), and IBF World featherweight champion Lee Selby (25-1, 9 KOs) will be fighting #11 IBF Eduardo Ramirez (20-0-3, 7 KOs) on December 9 […]

DeGale battles Truax on December 9

James DeGale MBE will make the fourth defence of his IBF Super-Middleweight World Championship against Caleb Truax at London’s Copper Box Arena on Saturday 9th December. On the same evening, Welshman Lee Selby will make the fourth defence of his IBF Featherweight World Championship against undefeated Mexican Eduardo Ramirez, both fights will be shown live […]

James DeGale vs. Caleb Truax on Dec.9

IBF World Super-Middleweight Champion James DeGale MBE will defend his title against American Caleb Truax in his long-awaited British homecoming on Saturday 9th December when he headlines at London’s Copper Box Arena, exclusively live on BT Sport and BoxNation.… Read

James DeGale reveals 3-fight plan

By Allan Fox: IBF super middleweight champion James “Chunky” DeGale (23-1-1, 14 KOs) has revealed his 3-fight plan to return to action following his shoulder injury. For starters, DeGale, 31, will be fighting on December 9 against an opponent still to be determined at the Copper Box Arena in London, UK. … Read

DeGale and Selby top huge Dec.9 card

IBF Super-Middleweight World Champion James DeGale and IBF Featherweight World Champion Lee Selby will defend their belts on a huge night of boxing at London’s Copper Box Arena on Saturday 9th December, live on BT Sport and BoxNation.… Read

James DeGale fighting in December

By Scott Gilfoid: James “Chunky” DeGale (23-1-1, 14 KOs) will be emerging from a long 11 month layoff to defend his IBF super middleweight title title in December against an opponent still to be determined. DeGale wants to fight a unification match against WBC champion David Benavidez (19-0, 17 KOs) in 2018 if he’s still […]

DeGale v Groves begins to marinate, despite surgery on DeGale’s shoulder being announced

By Adam Godfrey: That IBF Super-Middleweight Champion James DeGale and newly crowned WBA Super-Middleweight Champion will meet in a rematch is essentially a given, should there be any semblance of intelligent match-making left in the sport; Groves beat DeGale in their 2011 bout by a majority decision. Besting his former Dale Youth Boxing stablemate did […]

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