Next Saturday, super middleweights James DeGale (23-1, 14 KO) and Badou Jack (20-1-2, 12KO) collide for division supremacy.
In the super middleweight division's post Andre Ward era, James “Chunky” DeGale (23-1-0 14 KOs) will go to battle with Mayweather promotions' Badou “The Ripper” Jack (20-1-2 12 KOs).
IBF Super Middleweight contender Andre "The Resurrected" Dirrell (24-2, 16 KO) has said his powerful adviser, Al Haymon, has hinted that a rematch with IBF super middleweight champion James DeGale (21-1, 14 KO) is a strong possibility.
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2008 olympic gold medalist James Degale 28, (21-1,14 KO), fighting out of the United Kingdom, made history on Saturday afternoon becoming the first fighter born in the UK to win both an Olympic gold medal and professional world title as he edged game challenger and 2004 Olympic bronze medalist Andre Dirrell, 31, (24-2,16 KO) to win the IBF Super middleweight championship of the world.
Saturday, May 23, from the Agganis Arena at Boston University in Boston, Massachusetts, former Olympic gold medal winner James DeGale (20-1, 14 KOs) will battle former Olympic Bronze medalist Andre Dirrell (24-1, 16 KOs) to determine the new IBF Super Middleweight Champion.