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Dougie’s Monday mailbag

25
May

Dougie’s Monday mailbag

In this special Memorial Day mailbag, fans from both sides of The Pond share their thoughts on James DeGale’s IBF 168-pound title winning effort against Andre Dirrell, what might be next for both super middleweights, the state of the 168-pound division, the Amir Khan-Chris Algieri fight, Jessie Vargas, this year’s crazy busy boxing schedule and much more. Enjoy!

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23
May

‘Chunky’ becomes champion

After a strong start James DeGale had to withstand a late rounds surge from Andre Dirrell and then dig deep in the championship rounds against American to seize the vacant IBF super middleweight belt on Saturday afternoon at the at Agganis Arena on the Boston University campus. DeGale became the first British Olympic gold medalist to win a major world title with the victory.

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21
May

Fight Picks: Who wins Andre Dirrell vs. James DeGale?

On Saturday afternoon, James DeGale will face Andre Dirrell for the vacant IBF super middleweight title on NBC. Read on for the predictions of 12 boxing experts polled by RingTV.com.

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19
May

George Groves breaks down James DeGale-Andre Dirrell

Super middleweight George Groves is the only man to beat James DeGale thus far and he has trained with Andre Dirrell, so the British contender’s insight into this Saturday’s PBC on NBC matchup comes with some authority.

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19
May

Andre Dirrell sees breakout opportunity in James DeGale

Five years ago Andre Dirrell’s career was derailed by an injury, but since then he has prepared for a night like this Saturday, when he’ll take on Olympic gold medalist James DeGale for the IBF 168-pound title.

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19
May

James DeGale: “I’m going in there and I’m taking the title”

Olympic gold medalist James DeGale is well known in the UK but the British super middleweight contender has the opportunity to make his name among American fans when he faces Andre Dirrell for the vacant IBF title on Saturday in Boston in the main event of a PBC on NBC show.

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15
May

‘Resurrected’ Andre Dirrell aims to shine in Boston

Super middleweight contender Andre Dirrell has a new nickname and a burning desire to make it to the Hall of Fame, but he’s up against a significant obstacle in James DeGale on May 23 in Boston.

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10
Mar

Warriors Boxing wins purse bid for James DeGale-Andre Dirrell

Warriors Boxing out-bid Matchroom Sport for the opportunity to promote Andre Dirrell vs. James DeGale for the vacant IBF 168-pound title, with the bout set to take place on American soil.

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