In part two of Lee Groves’ Quebec City chronicles, this CompuBox adventure brings us complete coverage of last weekend’s Showtime quadruple-header.
RingTV’s Lee Groves recently returned to Quebec City for a CompuBox job, covering a card highlighted by 168-pound James DeGale versus Lucian Bute.
After defeating former titleholder Lucian Bute on Saturday, reigning IBF super middleweight titleholder James DeGale is planning to unify the division.
James DeGale won a unanimous decision against a very game and competitive Lucian Bute on Saturday in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.
WBC super middleweight titleholder Badou Jack has chalked up but one defense and is already talking unification.
British super middleweight James DeGale will make the first defense of his IBF super middleweight title against veteran southpaw, and former titleholder, Lucian Bute.
Former super middleweight titleholder Carl Froch insists he will put impending retirement plans on hold for a fight against either Gennady Golovkin or James DeGale.
James DeGale advanced into the top five of THE RING’s super middleweight rankings with his IBF title-winning effort against Andre Dirrell on Saturday in Boston. How far did he climb? Check out this week’s Ratings Update and find out.
In this special Memorial Day mailbag, fans from both sides of The Pond share their thoughts on James DeGale’s IBF 168-pound title winning effort against Andre Dirrell, what might be next for both super middleweights, the state of the 168-pound division, the Amir Khan-Chris Algieri fight, Jessie Vargas, this year’s crazy busy boxing schedule and much more. Enjoy!
James DeGale has nothing but praise for Andre Dirrell after he beat the talented American for the IBF super middleweight title, but he had choice words for fellow Brits Carl Froch and George Groves, fellow beltholders Andre Ward and Badou Jack, and Gennady Golovkin.
After a strong start James DeGale had to withstand a late rounds surge from Andre Dirrell and then dig deep in the championship rounds against American to seize the vacant IBF super middleweight belt on Saturday afternoon at the at Agganis Arena on the Boston University campus. DeGale became the first British Olympic gold medalist to win a major world title with the victory.
On Saturday afternoon, James DeGale will face Andre Dirrell for the vacant IBF super middleweight title on NBC. Read on for the predictions of 12 boxing experts polled by RingTV.com.