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Badou Jack, Lucian Bute, James DeGale & Rogelio Medina Final Press Conference Quotes

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 28, 2016) – Four of the top super middleweights in the world shared a stage Thursday afternoon as Badou Jack, Lucian Bute, James DeGale and Rogelio Medina participated in the final press conference for their fights this Saturday, April 30 on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING from the DC Armory in Wash28ington, D.C.… Read

James DeGale faces Rogelio Medina on Saturday

(Photo credit: Esther Lin/SHOWTIME) By Scott Gilfoid:: IBF super middleweight champion James DeGale (22-1, 14 KOs) will be defending his title against Rogelio “Porky” Medina (36-6, 30 KOs) on Showtime this Saturday from the DC Armory in Washington, DC. DeGale has big dreams of unifying the belts at 168 and then moving up to the […]

Badou Jack, Lucian Bute, James DeGale & Rogelio Medina – Washington, D.C. Monuments Tour

(Photo credit: Esther Lin/SHOWTIME) WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 27, 2016) – Fight week began Wednesday for the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING doubleheader taking place Saturday, April 30 at the DC Armory in Washington, D.C. as fighters toured monuments throughout the nation’s capital before they enter the ring for their respective world title fights on Saturday night.… Read

Rule Britannia? Part 1

By Adam Godfrey: It is easy to wax lyrical about British Boxing and its place in the world scene. Of the recognized World Championship belts, from Minimumweight to Heavyweight (but not including Interim Champions, Champions in Recess or ‘Regular’ champions where there is already a ‘Superchampion’, of which Britain only has one, Jamie McDonnell, who […]

DeGale wants Adonis Stevenson and Sergey Kovalev

By Scott Gilfoid: IBF super middleweight champion James DeGale (22-1, 14 KOs) has struggled to win his last two fights against Lucian Bute and Andre Dirrell in fights that he could have easily lost if those fighters had did just a tad bit more. The victories seemed to have given the 30-year-old DeGale a huge […]

DeGale-Medina & Badou-Bute next Saturday

By Jeff Aranow: Next Saturday night on April 30, IBF super middleweight champion James DeGale (22-1, 14 KOs) will be defending his title against mandatory Rogelio Medina (36-6, 30 KOs), and WBC super middleweight champion Badou Jack (20-1-1, 12 KOs) will be battling former IBF world champion Lucian Bute (32-3, 25 KOs) in a doubleheader […]

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 […]

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