The 2008 Olympic middleweight gold medalist and Ibf world champion James DeGale entered this fight with a pro boxing record of 22-1-0 (14 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.2 super middleweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Gilberto Ramirez). His only loss occurred when he faced George Groves in 2011 (via split decision, Groves vs DeGale), since then he has won 12 consecutive bouts defeating Andre Dirrell (=DeGale vs Dirrell) and Lucian Bute in 2015 (=DeGale vs Bute).
His opponent, Rogelio Medina, has an official record of 36-6-0 (30 KOs=83%) and he entered as the No.42 in the same weight class. He was defeated by Jonathan Gonzalez in 2014 (=Gonzalez vs Medina) but then he has collected four victories. DeGale vs Medina is valid for the IBF World super middleweight title (DeGale’s second defense); undercard of Badou Jack vs Lucian Bute. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Armory, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Division: super middleweight (168 lbs, 76.2 kg)
Title: IBF World super middleweight title
DeGale’s previous fight: James DeGale vs Lucian Bute
DeGale’s next fight: James DeGale vs Badou Jack
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