Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team

Boxing Champions |  Boxing Schedule |  Boxing Video  |  Boxing History   |  Pound For Pound  | The Wire |  Audio  |  Arcade
DeGale: I'd Fancy The Winner of Kessler vs Stieglitz - Boxing News
 
Follow BoxingScene
 
Advertisement
BoxingScene Archive
 Boxing Articles
 Boxing Interviews
 Breaking News
 Boxing Press Releases
 Boxing Results
 World Boxing News
Search BoxingScene

>>>Advanced Search<<<
                                                                                                                                                            ...............

 Last update:  10/10/2011       Read more by Richard Maynard         
   
DeGale: I'd Fancy The Winner of Kessler vs Stieglitz
Mobile Version Share Click Here To Email   Search BoxingScene Database 

James DeGale is refreshed and ready to go this Saturday night at the Liverpool Echo Arena in his European Super-Middleweight title challenge.

The former British Champion takes on the tough title-holder from Poland Piotr Wilczewski who's only lost once in 30 fights and is ranked number two by the WBO.

He features as chief support to the big showdown between WBO World Light-Heavyweight Champion Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew, LIVE on BoxNation (Sky Platform Ch. 456)

DeGale put on a blistering display in his media work-out today at his Loughton gym with trainer Jim McDonnell.

He said, "I've had a good rest and returned back stronger than ever and I'm just looking forward to getting in the ring again and winning the European title,"

"I'm still on track to fight for a world title next year which was always the plan when I turned professional after winning gold at the Beijing Olympics,"

"Wilczewski is a good strong fighter and he's ranked number two in the world, I'd be a stupid to just look past him so everything is about Saturday night and making sure I win,"

"It could be explosive and I'm sure the crowd and viewers on BoxNation are going to be in for special night with my fight plus a potential thriller between Cleverly and Bellew."

This will be his first fight since his close and controversial fight with George Groves in May that he lost on points to his rival.

He added, "One loss isn't going to break me, if fact, this is going to be the making of me and I'll go on to bigger and better things,"

"Groves is defending the British and Commonwealth titles against Paul Smith next, who I've already beat, but I'm going for the European title which is a bigger fight and a win will get me back in the rankings,"

"There's a great world title fight next month between Mikkel Kessler and Robert Stieglitz and I'd fancy the winner of that."

See James DeGale v Piotr Wilczewski for the European Super-Middleweight title and the WBO World Light-Heavyweight Championship between Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew on October 15th live from the Liverpool Echo Arena; then live from the Staples Centre in Los Angeles, the WBC World Light-Heavyweight title between the legendary Bernard Hopkins and Chad Dawson, live and exclusive on BoxNation (Sky platform Channel 456).

Tickets for the Liverpool Echo Arena, priced at 50, 100, 150 and 250, are available from:

Liverpool Echo Arena
Box Office: 0844 8000 400
www.echoarena.com

Frank Warren Promotions
www.frankwarren.tv

Tags: James DeGale , Piotr Wilczewski , DeGale-Wilczewski , DeGale vs Wilczewski



 User Comments and Feedback (must register to comment)

comment by War-Robbo, on 10-11-2011
[QUOTE=belna]No. Degale has one big problem: a ****ed ego. He can't evaluate himself properly. More, he doesn't know what it takes to become a world champion. I thought his defeat could have helped him but he still talks as stupidly as before. He shouldn't quit his model career, he will go a l...

comment by belna, on 10-11-2011
[QUOTE=War-Robbo]Im not sure Degale would beat Kessler now but in a years time Degale will be able to beat Kessler, in 3 years time i think Degale would have unified the super middleweight divison im not jokingthis guy has got serious talent, cant wait for him to show it again on saturday....[/Q...

comment by steeluv, on 10-10-2011
[QUOTE=Jakutindi Wauya]I wanted to say DeGale's still green but sadly that's not the case.He's been a professional for a long time now but he's not world class therefore he's a bum.No way he beats any of these guys,they will knock him out[/QUOTE] he is not a bum one day he will hold a title at...

comment by SirTomJones, on 10-10-2011
Kessler V DeGale next year? haha Kessler would punish him.

comment by Chunk.., on 10-10-2011
Providing De Gale wins, his next opponent will probably be Brian Magee.

Post A Comment/View More User Comments (21) 

   
 Top Headlines
 Advertisement
 
 MMA Headlines
 
 Related Articles
  Team Soliman Trying To Get Jerm...
  Mike Tyson: Vasquez Can Compete...
  Czar Glazkov Camp Notes For Dar...
  Macklin Hopes Heiland Win Leads...
  News: Dib, Kameda, Cohen, Truax...
  Braekhus is Getting Help From H...
  Saunders' Trainer: We Are Not U...
  Chambers: Joshua Facing Small G...
  Callum Smith is Eager To Prove ...
  World Boxing Council Launches B...

 Latest Active Forum Threads
Latest Active Threads
 Advertisement

 


Advertisement



Privacy Policy - Submit News - Feedback - Site Map - Advertise with Us

Copyright 2003-2014 BoxingScene LLC. All rights reserved.