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James DeGale-Andre Dirrell to go to purse bid

The IBF previously ordered their #1 ranked Super Middleweight contender James DeGale and #2 ranked Super Middleweight contender Andre Dirrell to begin negotiations for a vacant title fight. The IBF has now received written certification on February 26, 2015, from Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sport on behalf of James DeGale indicating that they were no longer willing to negotiate and...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Froch Vacates Title; DeGale To Fight For Vacant Title

Carl Froch won’t be striking until sometime this summer it appears. With an elbow injury impeding his ability to make a mandatory title defense, “the Cobra” opted to vacate the IBF super middleweight title while he sits out to recover and consider his next move. This thrusts mandatory challenger James DeGale to the front of the line to fight for the vacant title without withering...
Via BadCulture
29 days ago  |  Discuss

James DeGale vs. Andre Dirrell negotiations underway for vacant strap

James DeGale says it is his destiny to become the first British Olympic Gold medalist to win a world title when he fights for the IBF crown. DeGale will fight for the vacant strap after Carl Froch vacated the belt, and promoter Eddie Hearn is engaged in early negotiations with former Froch foe and first available contender Andre Dirrell. DeGale -who turned 29 today – landed the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Marco Antonio Periban: I know what it takes at the top, I’ll defeat James DeGale

Marco Antonio Periban has warned James DeGale that he will show that he has operated at a higher level when they meet at the  Echo Arena in Liverpool on November 22. The Super Middleweights clash on Merseyside with DeGale looking to impress as he hunts for a World title shot at the start of 2015, but the Mexican plans to derail the Olympic gold medallist’s plans. Periban was edged...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

James DeGale vs. Brandon Gonzales preview & prediction

Fight Pick & Preview: DeGale vs. Gonzales: On May 31 at Wembley Stadium in London, former Olympic gold medal winner James DeGale takes on Brandon Gonzales in a battle of 168-pound contenders. DeGale’s only loss was a disputed squeaker to George Groves, but the southpaw has since won 8 straight. While DeGale has beaten some credible European talent, the unbeaten Californian...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Gonzalez To Face James DeGale May 31st

NEW JERSEY (April 10, 2014) - Gary Shaw Productions and Antonio Leonard Promotions is happy to announce that their undefeated super-middleweight contender, Brandon Gonzales (18-0-1, 10 KOs), will fight James DeGale (18-1, 12 KOs) on the undercard of Carl Froch (32-2, 23 KOs) vs. George Groves (19-1, 15 KOs) at Wembley Stadium in London, United Kingdom on May 31, 2014...
Via BadCulture
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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