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James DeGale vs. Badou Jack confirmed for Barclays Center

By Allan Fox: The unification fight between James DeGale and Badou Jack is now official for January 14 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. This is a neutral venue for the two fighters, as DeGale from the UK and Badou is originally from Sweden, but now lives in Las Vegas, Nevada. DeGale will […]

Badou Jack – James DeGale on Jan.14 at Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY

By Allan Fox: WBC super middleweight champion Badou Jack and IBF champion James DeGale will be facing each other on January 14 on Showtime Championship Boxing from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Dan Rafael is reporting the news. It’s still not official though. There’s still some red tape that needs to be cleared […]

Callum Smith: I’ll be champion by next year

By Scott Gilfoid: #1 WBC contender Callum Smith (21-0, 16 KOs) believes he’s got the style to defeat IBF super middleweight champion James “Chunky” DeGale (23-1, 14 KOs) when or if the two of them face each other in 2017. Never the less, Smith, 26, believes he’ll defeat DeGale or WBC 168lb champion Badou Jack […]

DeGale: I see weakness in Golovkin

By Scott Gilfoid: IBF super middleweight champion James DeGale (23-1, 14 KOs) is looking past his scheduled unification fight against WBC champion Badou Jack (20-1-2, 12 KOs) towards a much desired fight on his part against the talented IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (36-0, 33 KOs) that he’s hoping to get in 2017. DeGale […]

DeGale: I’m the No.1 super middleweight on the planet!

By Scott Gilfoid: IBF super middleweight champion James DeGale (23-1, 14 KOs) is about to take a TREMENDOUS risk with his career in facing WBC 168lb champion Badou Jack (20-1-2, 12 KOs) in a unification match on January 14 on Showtime Boxing at a still to be determined venue in the U.S. DeGale, 30, believes […]

James DeGale vs. Badou Jack on January 14

By Eric Baldwin: Showtime Boxing has confirmed that IBF super middleweight champion James “Chunky” DeGale (23-1, 14 KOs) will be fighting a unification match against WBC 168lb champion Badou Jack (20-1-2, 12 KOs) on January 14, 2017 on Showtime at a still to be determined venue. The two fighters fought earlier this year on April […]

Britain and their Great champions?

By Gav Duthie: At one point earlier this year the UK celebrated having 14 world champions at the same time making it arguably the best boxing country pound for pound. Within the last month 3 have fallen in Anthony Crolla (To Jorge Linares), Liam Smith who lost to Canelo and Tyson Fury who relinquished his […]

Golovkin’s promoter targeting Saunders, Eubank and DeGale

By Scott Gilfoid: Tom Loeffler, the promoter for IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin wants to bring him back to the UK in the near future to match him against one of the following British fighters: Billy Joe Saunders, Chris Eubank Jr. and James DeGale. Golovkin has already been ordered by the World Boxing Association […]

Cotto vs. Bradley or Kirkland possible for December

By Dan Ambrose: Miguel Cotto (40-5, 33 KOs) is still looking to lockdown an opponent for his next fight in December. The two options that are being talked about for the 35-year-old Cotto right now is James Kirkland (32-2, 28 KOs) and Tim Bradley (32-2-1, 13 KOs). Yuriorkis Gamboa recently revealed that he’s a possibility […]

James DeGale vs. Badou Jack negotiations close to done

By Scott Gilfoid: The negotiations for the unification fight between IBF super middleweight champion James DeGale (23-1, 14 KOs) and WBC 168lb champion Badou Jack (20-1-2, 12 KOs) is close to getting done for a match that will be taking place in Badou’s home city of Las Vegas, Nevada. DeGale, 30, doesn’t mind that he’ll […]

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