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Badou Jack, Lucian Bute & James DeGale Media Conference Call Transcript

Leonard Ellerbe Good morning everyone. It’s a bright, sunny, beautiful day here in Las Vegas. Thank you all for joining the call today. I just want to go over a few fight facts real quickly. Tickets are on sale now, and they start as low as $25. They can be purchased online at Ticketmaster and […]

DeGale wants unification fight in September in UK

By Scott Gilfoid: IBF super middleweight champion James DeGale (22-1, 14 KOs) is hoping to fight a unification fight this September in the UK against the winner of the April 30 fight between WBC 168lb champion Badou Jack and Lucian Bute. DeGale, 30, has to win his fight on the same date against his mandatory […]

Gilberto Ramirez more deserving of GGG fight than DeGale

By Scott Gilfoid: Promoter Tom Loeffler of K2 Promotions made mention this week of having his highly popular fighter Gennady “GGG” Golovkin move up to super middleweight to face the talented new WBO 168lb champion Gilberto Ramirez (34-0, 24 KOs) this year if WBC belt holder Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and/or WBO champ Billy Joe Saunders […]

DeGale: I think I can beat Adonis Stevenson

(Photo credit: Lawrence Lustig/Matchroom Boxing) By Scott Gilfoid: IBF super middleweight champion James DeGale (22-1 14 KOs) says he’s interested in moving up to light heavyweight to take on some of the bigger names like WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson (27-1, 22 KOs), who he believes he can beat. DeGale has a title defense […]

James DeGale quotes

LONDON (March 29, 2016) – IBF Super Middleweight World Champion James DeGale held an open media workout on Tuesday in London as he prepares to make the second defense of his title against mandatory challenger Rogelio Medina on Saturday, April 30, live on SHOWTIME from the DC Armory in Washington, D.C. … Read

DeGale wants Badou Jack unification fight in September

By Scott Gilfoid: IBF super middleweight champion James DeGale (22-1, 14 KOs) needs to win his next fight against his IBF mandatory challenger Rogelio Medina (36-6, 30 KOs) on April 30 to be able to face WBC super middleweight champion Badou Jack (20-1-1, 12 KOs) later this year in September in a unification fight that […]

Badou Jack faces Lucian Bute; DeGale battles Medina on 4/30

NEW YORK (March 28, 2016) – A three-fight series to crown a unified divisional champion will begin on Saturday, April 30, when WBC 168-pound champion Badou Jack defends his title against former longtime titlist Lucian Bute, and IBF Champion James DeGale risks his belt against mandated challenger Rogelio Medina in a SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING doubleheader […]

Jack-Bute and DeGale-Medina at DC Armory, Washington DC

By Scott Gilfoid: WBC super middleweight champion Badou Jack (20-1-1, 12 KOs) will be defending his title against Lucian Bute (32-3, 25 KOs) next month on April 30 on Showtime Boxing. The possible venue for the fight will be at the DC Armory in Washington, DC, according to Dan Rafael. The undercard will have IBF […]

Badou-Bute & DeGale-Medina on April 30 on Showtime

By Jeff Aranow: Showtime Sports will be putting on a great card on April 30th. WBC super middleweight champion Badou Jack (20-1-1, 12 KOs) will be defending his title against replacement opponent Lucian Bute (32-3, 25 KOs) at a still to be determined venue. Also on the card will be IBF 168lb champion James DeGale […]

James DeGale must face Rogelio Medina, says IBF

By Scott Gilfoid: The IBF is doing their IBF super middleweight champion James “Chunky” DeGale (22-1, 14 KOs) what shapes up to be a huge favor by ordering him to defend his title next against #3 IBF Rogelio Medina (36-6, 30 KOs) rather than a talented contender like #5 IBF Andre Dirrell, #4 IBF Patrick […]

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