Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

James DeGale Terminates Pact With Mick Hennessy

By Terence Dooley

James DeGale's representative has issued a statement revealing that the Super middleweight contender has split with current promoter Mick Hennessy with immediate effect.  Ambrose Mendy, who represents DeGale, 18-1 (12), issued a statement this evening explaining that the London-based southpaw now considers himself a free agent.

'Olympic Gold Medalist and current WBC Silver Champion, James DeGale MBE, has with immediate effect terminated his promotional agreement with Hennessy Sports Worldwide Limited (HSWL) the promotional company operated by Mick Hennessy.

'Mick Hennessy is no longer authorised to make representations of any kind for on behalf of James DeGale.  Notwithstanding any legal action on both sides, which take in excess of one year, James DeGale is now and at all times hereafter free to negotiate with any of the licensed operators in the International arena of Boxing business.

'James DeGale has no further comment to make regarding the termination at this point and will make no further comment unless bona fide and accredited statements warranting redress, as to facts, appear in the media.'

Ambrose Mendy
Exclusive Boxing adviser to James DeGale

DeGale, 28, joined Hennessy after splitting with Frank Warren in 2012, he has posted six wins under Hennessy's guidance and appeared live on Channel 5.  His last win was an eleventh-round TKO over Gevog Khatchikian in March, a WBC Silver 168lb title defence that he hopes will go a long way to setting up a world title challenge to WBC titlist Sakio Bika.  The former Olympian is currently rated at number two by the WBC, one place below Julio Cesar Chavez Junior.

Please send news and views to [email protected] or Twitter @Terryboxing. 

Tags: James DeGale image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by diarraisagod on 04-05-2014

Seems strange timing, I wonder whether this is an indicator that he's not getting a shot at Bika and he's pissed that Hennessy couldn't deliver it?

Comment by Box-Office on 04-04-2014

[QUOTE=Dirk Diggler UK;14394501]Christ I hope so. I would have much rather he stayed with Hennessy and got rid of Jim McDonnell.[/QUOTE] I didn't want neither tbh. He deserves better.

Comment by Dirk Diggler UK on 04-04-2014

[QUOTE=Box-Office;14394487]And now a new trainer please.[/QUOTE] Christ I hope so. I would have much rather he stayed with Hennessy and got rid of Jim McDonnell.

Comment by Box-Office on 04-04-2014

And now a new trainer please.

Comment by badnewsbrown on 04-04-2014

If he's terminated the contract, i bet he's signing with Hearn. It makes the most sense.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (14)
Top Headlines Photos: Dillian Whyte Beats Dereck Chisora in Manchester War Photos: Callum Smith Scores a Very Scary Knockout of Blackledge Video: Jermall Charlo, Demetrius Andrade Trade Words at Presser Haye Explains Why it's Perfect Time For Joshua To Beat Klitschko Video: Demetrius Andrade Erupts, Sounds Off on Charlo Brothers Klitschko on Joshua: I'll Be The Challenger, I'll Be Ready For This Chavez Jr. Says He's Back: Now I'm Ready For Golovkin and Canelo! Jermall Charlo: I'm The Best at 154 - None of Them Are on My Level! Mares: I Want Frampton, Santa Cruz - I'm Not Afraid of Anyone Lenny Zappavigna Mulls Possible Retirement After Knockout Loss Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. With Solid Decision Over Dominik Britsch Abner Mares Drops, Dominates Jesus Cuellar To Win WBA Belt Terence Crawford Dominates John Molina; Stops Him in 8th Round Jesus Cuellar vs. Abner Mares - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Jermall Charlo Drops Julian Williams Three Times For TKO Win Jermall Charlo vs. Julian Williams - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Jesus Cuellar vs. Abner Mares - CompuBox Historical Review Jermall Charlo vs. Julian Williams - CompuBox Historical Review Sergey Lipinets Stops Lenny Z in Grueling IBF Eliminator Mason Menard Expects Best Beltran, Ready For His Big Moment Photos: Anthony Joshua, Wladimir Klitschko - Go Face To Face! Anthony Joshua Demolishes Molina in Three, Klitschko Next Jesus Cuellar vs. Abner Mares - LIVE Results From LA Anthony Joshua vs. Eric Molina - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Dillian Whyte Gets Bruising Split Nod Over Dereck Chisora Ivan Baranchyk Will Look To Close Out The Year in Style Dereck Chisora vs. Dillian Whyte - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Katie Taylor Dominates Viviane Obenauf Over Six Rounds Scott Quigg Drills Jose Cayatano in Featherweight Debut Lipinets' Manager Moving Him Fast: "This is a Special Guy" Kal Yafai Drops, Dominates Luis Concepcion To Win WBA Title Jeff Horn's Coach Confident: We Can Beat Pacquiao, I Know How! Callum Smith With Brutal Knockout of Luke Blackledge Anthony Joshua vs. Eric Molina - CompuBox Historical Review Photo: Shannon Briggs, Tyson Fury - Face To Face in Manchester Joseph Parker Eyes Wilder, Joshua - Wants Unifications Luis Ortiz Stops David Allen: Benn, Morrison Win Jose Cayetano Plans To Target Quigg's Repaired Jaw For KO Win Charlo: I’m A Bigger, Better, Faster Fighter Than Julian Williams Tureano Johnson To Return on Vargas-Berchelt Card, Jan. 28
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement