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DeGale Targeting Callum Smith

This Saturday evening, across the pond, James DeGale is set to make a defence of his IBF super-middleweight title.

DeGale, who has vowed to not duck anyone in his quest to become the unified holder of all the super-middleweight titles.

On Saturday evening, in Washington, DeGale will be taking on Rogelio Medina, but DeGale seems to have eyes on a bout against another British fighter keen to light up the division, Callum Smith.

DeGale, ahead of the fight against Rogelio Medina, has remarked about his rival, from Liverpool,

“Callum had a good win against Mohoumadi but, let’s be real, Mohoumadi is limited.

“They’re only rating that performance so highly because Mohoumadi went 12 rounds with me four years ago when I was injured.

“Callum hasn’t beaten anyone of real note yet and it’s a hype thing.

“I’m the best out there at 169lb – no one will beat me. I’ll box for the WBC after Medina and then, if the fight with Callum is there, let’s have it.”


Fighting talk there from DeGale, but a clash between DeGale and Smith would be a fight to look out for.


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Writer: Kid Glove Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday April 29 2016

Time: 4:48PM

 

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