It is a being labeled a “title unification” bout as 168 pounders James DeGale and Badou Jack clash this coming January 14th.
DeGale (23-1), who hails from the United Kingdom, brings the IBF’s super middleweight belt and Jack has the WBC’s belt.
The two men appeared on Showtime this past April. Jack battled former world champion Lucian Bute to a draw, while DeGale outpointed Rogelio Medina.
The match-up was originally scheduled for the September or October timeframe but did not materialize until Showtime announced their schedule into 2017.
In this latest Boxing Channel segment, I am joined by our analyst Kid Hersh to take a closer look at James DeGale vs Badou Jack.
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