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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 […]

Groves wants rematch against DeGale

By Scott Gilfoid: George Groves is finally showing interest in giving James DeGale a rematch five years after beating him by a controversial 12 round majority decision in 2011 in London, England. A lot has changed since then, as Groves has suffered two knockout losses to Carl Froch and a 12 round split decision defeat […]

Froch thinks DeGale would be easy fight for him

By Scott Gilfoid: Former IBF/WBA/WBC super middleweight champion Carl Froch (33-2, 24 KOs) turned 39-years-old two days ago on July 2, and he sees there being no reason for him to make a comeback to resume his boxing career at this point. Froch hasn’t fought in two years since 2014, and he sees the 168lb […]

DeGale vs. Jack likely to be moved from Sep to Nov

By Allan Fox: The unification match between IBF super middleweight champion James DeGale (23-1, 14 KOs) and WBC 168lb champion Badou Jack (20-1-2, 12 KOs) will be pushed back from September to November, according to Dan Rafael. It’s unclear why the fight is being pushed back other than there needing to be more time to […]

Callum Smith confident he’ll beat DeGale-Jack winner

By Scott Gilfoid: Fresh off his tougher than expected victory over little known Cesar Hernan Reynoso on the undercard of Tony Bellew vs. Ilunga Makabu on May 29, #1 WBC super middleweight contender Callum Smith (20-0, 14 KOs) is now looking forward towards a much anticipated shot at the WBC super middleweight title. Smith, 26, […]

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