Advertisement
Advertisement

DeGale: Fighting Froch Next Year Would Be Fantastic!

European super middleweight champion James DeGale told Sky Sports Punchlines that he would love to position himself for a 2013 summer showdown with countryman Carl Froch. The 2008 Olympic gold medal, 26-years-old, is looking to put his career back on track after sitting out due to a contractual dispute with former promoter Frank Warren.

He recently signed with a new promoter, Mick Hennessy, and is due to make a defense of his European belt in Kent on October 13. DeGale wants to get active enough to prepare himself for a battle with Froch.

He told Punchlines: "I have to be more active and I'll be fighting twice before Christmas. I'm happy to be on terrestrial TV and it will help get my career to where I want it to be. I'm ranked in the world's top ten with three of the governing bodies and Mick Hennessy has got a plan for me that by next year I will be boxing for a world title."

"Carl Froch is a great fighter and a road warrior who I really like watching. Fighting him next year for a world title would be a fantastic fight for Britain. I would box anyone at four weeks' notice for the world title if I was given the chance but really I need a few more fights to get back into the swing of it before I take on the likes of Carl Froch."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by IronDanHamza on 10-01-2012

Neither Degale or Groves are ready for Froch. And I highly doubt either will have the career he's had.

Comment by vacon04 on 10-01-2012

Lol Froch would brutally KO him.

Comment by -Lowkey- on 10-01-2012

[QUOTE=D-MiZe;12568116][B]Froch doesn't beat anyone with relative ease. [/B]Normally he's the won who never wins in a fantasy match-ups but now you think he trumps DeGale and Groves easily?[/QUOTE] [QUOTE=D-MiZe;12568197]I was waiting for someone to bring 'em up. Don't even start…

Comment by Weebler I on 10-01-2012

[QUOTE=DonCarlos83;12568712][B]This article was published in January of this year[/B] so isn't really relevant anymore. More people watched Froch beat the hell out of Bute than watched Groves vs Degale. After that win it is clear that Froch might not be…

Comment by Chrismart on 10-01-2012

Haha i saw that Red or Black thing :boxing: : [url=http://postimage.org/image/nhltlfu37/][img]http://s5.postimage.org/nhltlfu37/image.jpg[/img][/url]

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (34)
Top Headlines Video: Matias Rueda Confident of Shocking Oscar Valdez Video: Crawford's Trainer Media Interview - Two Parter Tommy Coyle Aims To Make History in Leeds Showdown Crawford Senses Fear: Postol Refused To Look Me in The Eyes Viktor Postol-Terence Crawford: Pre-Fight Report Card Canelo: Golovkin Fight Has To Happen, I Want It To Happen! Ruben Nieto Retains EBU Belt, Stops Gonzales in a War Adam Lopez Furious Over Draw: That Decision Was Bullsh*t! Muhammad Ali’s Training Camp Sold To John Madden's Son Adam Lopez Fights Reynoso To a Draw, Jonathan Guzman Next? Arum: Pacquiao Has Said 'Yes' To Fighting Terence Crawford! Jerry Odom With Crushing Knockout of Julius Jackson in Three Santana on Jose Benavidez: My Goal is To Chop The Tree Down! Ian Green With Stunning Stoppage of Khiary Gray on ShoBox Felix Verdejo-Terry Flanagan Eyed By Arum For Pacquiao Card Shumenov Says Lebedev Refusing To Fight, Calls For Purse Bid Photo: Roach Bets on Postol To Knock Crawford Out Photos: Valdez vs. Rueda, Benavidez vs. Santana Weighin Photos: Crawford, Postol Ripped and Ready For War in Vegas Gilberto Ramirez Shakes Head, Says Golovkin Being a Hypocrite Video: Orlando Salido Talks Lomachenko Rematch, More Weights: Terence Crawford 140-Pounds, Viktor Postol 139.5 LIVE STREAM: Terence Crawford vs. Viktor Postol Weighin Photo/Weights: Delvin Rodriguez vs. Shawn Cameron Weights From San Antonio: Maidana 143.8, Maysonet 141 Valdez: This is What I've Been Dreaming About Since I Was a Kid Video: Roberto Duran Discusses His Movie, Crawford-Postol Arum Sees Anticipation Worldwide For Crawford-Postol Clash Crawford's Trainer: I KNOW How To Beat Manny Pacquiao! Adam Lopez: I'm Looking For a Breakthrough Victory on ShoBox Video: Gilberto Ramirez Talks Injury, Golovkin-Brook, More Tony Bellew vs. BJ Flores Possible For October, Says Eddie Hearn Sam Soliman Hints at Retirement After Loss To Derevyanchenko Joshua-Pulev Possible For This Year or Next, Says Sauerland Ryan Burnett To Defend WBC International Against Ramirez Sanchez: Brook Will Weigh More Than Golovkin on Fight Night Roach Hopes Postol Gets "A Fair Shake" From Referee, Judges Arum: Haymon Never Mentioned Garcia, Thurman For Pacquiao Braehmer vs. Cleverly Set For October 1 In Neubrandenburg Delvin Rodriguez Has Goal of Big Fight, Canelo Showdown
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement