14th January I take on badou jack for the wbc and ibf world title! I’m a Joshua fan as well, but I think Fury wins. His corner did a good job of dealing with the cut, however blood kept streaming from the cut in the following rounds. The dancing feet, the snap of his southpaw jab, the ease, command and movement in the ring have slipped away for the former world champion, who had become the first British boxer to win both Olympic gold and a professional world title. [46] DeGale beat Dirrell by unanimous decision to win the vacant IBF super-middleweight title. Kell Brook. Serious talks around the fight first began in July 2018 after DeGale vacated his IBF super-middleweight title. That’s the biggest fight in the world now.”. For further information and updates, please go to www.itvboxoffice.com. A deal was complete for the two boxers to fight for the vacant title on 23 May 2015 at the Agganis Arena in Boston, Massachusetts. He also stated that he may have come back too quickly following his shoulder surgery. [23], On 8 December 2012, DeGale outpointed 35-year-old Colombian fringe contender Fulgencio Zúñiga (25-6-1, 20 KOs) in a 12-round bout to win the vacant WBC Silver super-middleweight title. Related Pages. 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Feels like I've got a new shoulder! [90][91] The fight was originally slated to take place in December 2018, however a deal had yet to be agreed. “This is about bragging rights I’d say, because I don’t think Eubank will be able to be world champion or even compete at that kind of level, if I’m being honest. DeGale lost a tooth during the fight and damaged his eardrum. So comfortable was he in the ring, he could even become too relaxed. [36][37][38], DeGale's second fight under the Matchroom banner took place at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on 22 November 2014 against former WBC world title challenger Marco Antonio Peribán (20-2-1, 13 KOs). Speaking after the fight, DeGale said, "I thought I won it, but we got to change things. But there are bragging rights, here. [87][88], On 3 January 2019, an official press conference took place to announce the James DeGale vs. Chris Eubank Jr. grudge match, which would take place on 23 February at The O2 Arena in London, exclusively on ITV Box Office, as part of ITV's new deal with Haymon Sports’ Premier Boxing Champions. [26] DeGale returned to the UK a month later on 8 June to defend his WBC Silver title against 38-year-old Stjepan Božić (26-6, 17 KO’s) at Bluewater in Greenhithe, Kent. It was time. At the time of stoppage, Degale was ahead on all three judges cards 29–28, 30–27, and 29–28. On 18 September 2010, DeGale made the first defence of his title against Carl Dilks, winning by stoppage near the end of the first round. [67] On 25 October, ex promoter Frank Warren announced that DeGale would make his fourth defence of the IBF title for the first time on home soil on 9 December at the Copper Box Arena in London on a card promoted by Queensberry Promotions. [13] DeGale suffered his first professional loss Groves, in what was seen as a very close fight. Ten and Out #TeamChunky. When DeGale looked to attack and go for the stoppage, the referee inadvertently separated the boxers because he thought the bell sounded to end the round. He’s a bit like his dad, he don’t mind being hit and when it gets hard. On Saturday night, that timeline criss-crosses once more, when DeGale meets Eubank, the eponymous son of Britain’s most loved and loathed fighter at the O2 Arena, Docklands. [18][19] In February 2012, DeGale signed a sponsorship deal with Bulk Powders sport supplements. 13.6k Likes, 986 Comments - James Degale (@jamesdegale1) on Instagram: “Weigh in done! You need to be a subscriber to join the conversation. Groves won a razor-tight, controversial decision over DeGale in 2011, and in parallel careers, they have had several opponents in common. James DeGale announces retirement following unanimous points defeat by Chris Eubank Jr By Gareth A Davies 28 Feb 2019, 10:29am. DeGale cannot help feeling that Brighton fighter Eubank – who has taken a trainer for the first time in his career after 29 fights – is “deluded”. The fight took place at a catch-weight of 172-pounds. We urge you to turn off your ad blocker for The Telegraph website so that you can continue to access our quality content in the future. He’s made a bit of money. The predominantly southpaw Londoner fights as a switch hitter. It was rumoured that Saunders would go up in weight and fight DeGale at the 168 pound limit. "There's nothing left to prove. “Security was there for the sit down. I don’t know if it’s an act or if he’s really like that. The final judges scorecards read 119-109, 117-111 and 116-112 all in favour of DeGale. He held the IBF super-middleweight title twice between 2015 and 2018, and regionally the European and British super-middleweight titles between 2010 and 2012.. DeGale represented Great Britain at the 2008 Olympics as an amateur, winning a gold medal in the … The guy is deluded.”, DeGale laughs long and loud, admitting that when it comes to detail he is “OCD”. “Joshua needs to go to America now. How to watch James DeGale vs Chris Eubank Jr tonight: live stream and TV channel information. Truax said, "I thought I did enough to win the fight, but I also thought I was pretty flat and didn't get my shots off like I wanted. DeGale then rallied on in the final 2 rounds, which won him the fight on the 114–113 scorecards. He was awarded an MBE in the 2009 New Year's honours list. Soon after the fight was stopped, DeGale called out Froch, labeling him a coward for not fighting him. #jackvsdegale…” 15 British and Irish boxing prospects who could follow in Anthony Joshua's footsteps, Who will win between Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko? Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather undercard: What time will fights start and who is boxing? He won every round against Wilder apart from the rounds he got dropped. [56] Badou Jack also retained his WBC title with a draw against Lucian Bute, which was later changed to a DQ win for Jack, to set up a unification fight next. In fairness, there is not a carpet hair out of place in his four-bedroom home. DeGale received a mixed reaction from the crowd, who booed him after being taken the distance by his little-known opponent. [31][32], On 10 April 2014, DeGale signed a promotional deal with Matchroom Sport. James DeGale vs Chris Eubank Jr: What time is the fight tomorrow, what TV channel is it on and what is our prediction? The uppercuts from Truax snapped DeGale’s chin back repeatedly, however he made it to the end of the round. “Best of luck to him,” said DeGale. At the Commonwealth Games 2006 he won Bronze when he lost to Jarrod Fletcher. I’m going to talk to Al [Haymon]." James DeGale (left) is knocked into the corner by Chris Eubank Jr Credit: getty images I t is worth recording that DeGale went to the Beijing Games as an 80-1 underdog to win the gold medal.

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