The 2008 Olympic middleweight gold medalist and Ibf world champion James DeGale entered this fight with a boxing record of 23-1-1 (14 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.5 super middleweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Chris Eubank Jr). His only loss occurred when he faced George Groves in 2011 (via split decision, Groves vs DeGale), since then he has collected 14 consecutive victories and one draw, with Badou Jack in 2017 (=DeGale vs Jack); before this bout he had beat Rogelio Medina in 2016 (=DeGale vs Medina).
His opponent, Caleb Truax, has an official record of 28-3-2 (18 knockouts) and he entered as the No.57 in the same weight class. He lost to Anthony Dirrell last year (=Dirrell vs Truax) but then he has won over Zachariah Kelley and KeAndrae Leatherwood. DeGale vs Truax is valid for the IBF World super middleweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Copper Box Arena, London, United Kingdom
Division: super middleweight (168 lbs, 76.2 kg)
Title: IBF World super middleweight title
DeGale’s previous fight: James DeGale vs Badou Jack
Their next fight: Caleb Truax vs James DeGale 2
DeGale vs Truax full fight video:
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