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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, […]

Rogelio Medina: I want a rematch with James DeGale

By Scott Gilfoid: Rogelio Medina (36-7, 30 KOs) lost his fight last night against IBF super middleweight champion James DeGale (23-1, 14 KOs), but the fans felt differently about the outcome of the fight with many of them feeling that Medina had done enough to deserve the decision at the DC Armory in Washington, DC. […]

James DeGale vs. Badou Jack to still go ahead

By Scott Gilfoid: Last night we saw two controversial outcomes with WBC super middleweight champion Badou Jack (20-1-1, 12 KOs) having to settle for a questionable (some would say gift) 12 round draw against former IBF 168lb champion Lucian Bute (32-3, 25 KOs) in Showtime’s mini-tournament at the DC Armory in Washington, DC. The fights […]

Badou Jack and James DeGale fail to impress in lackluster performances

(Photo credit: Esther Lin/SHOWTIME) WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 30, 2016) – Badou Jack retained his WBC Super Middleweight title in a controversial draw against Lucian Bute Saturday on SHOWTIME, setting up a fall unification with IBF champion James DeGale, who defended his IBF crown against Rogelio Medina in the opening bout of the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING […]

James DeGale beats Rogelio Medina

(Photo credit: Esther Lin/SHOWTIME) By Jim Dower: IBF super middleweight champion James “Chunky” DeGale (23-1, 14 KOs) had to work hard to defeat mandatory challenger Rogelio Medina (36-7, 30 KOs) by a 12 round unanimous decision on Saturday night in Showtime’s de facto tournament at the DC Armory in Washington, DC. The final judges’ scores […]

James DeGale vs. Rogelio Medina tonight on Showtime

By Scott Gilfoid: IBF super middleweight champion James DeGale (22-1, 14 KOs) will be defending his title tonight against Rogelio Medina (36-6, 30 KOs) in what is supposed to be an easy fight for the 30-year-old DeGale at the DC Armory in Washington, DC. Nevertheless, when you see DeGale fight, you realize there is no […]

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