James DeGale: I'm Going To Be Champion By Year's End

James DeGale made an impressive debut across the Atlantic on Friday night with a second round stoppage victory over Sebastien Demers.

The Briton, making his first appearance since December, caught his Canadian opponent with a right upper cut and although Demers beat the count, the referee soon waved the fight off.

DeGale, who is now 15-1 with 10 inside the distance, remains highly ranked by the WBC and has turned his attentions to a title shot.

"I wasn't messing around," he said. "I got in there and he felt too slow and I could see the shots coming so I opened up on him.

"The finishing shot was a nice uppercut. We've been working on the inside and I'm learning in the gym every day.

"Give me a couple more fights to keep the momentum going and I'm willing to fight anyone. I will be a world champion by the end of this year."

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by The Surgeon on 05-18-2013

[QUOTE=Tom Cruise;13386379]Thank god im not the only one :lol1: Hopefully we will all see in a few fights time[/QUOTE] Ha, we are a dying breed though my man lol! I like how he's been developed, baring in mind that he…

Comment by Tom Cruise on 05-18-2013

[QUOTE=The Surgeon;13386307]I think he would have been able to beat King Arthur and in a few fights time if not now would beat RS as well. Quality fighter James DeGale, good defence (that still needs to be tighter), excellent punch…

Comment by The Surgeon on 05-18-2013

I think he would have been able to beat King Arthur and in a few fights time if not now would beat RS as well. Quality fighter James DeGale, good defence (that still needs to be tighter), excellent punch variety…

Comment by SaintGeorge on 05-18-2013

[QUOTE=The Weebler II;13385711]Neither would beat the rough-house Stieglitz that was in the ring v Abraham last time out.[/QUOTE] Groves and Degale can both move, Abraham's feet are glued to the floor.

Comment by IronDanHamza on 05-18-2013

Find it very unlikely unless he get's a vacant belt like Broner got at 130.

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