Results & photos: Badou Jack & Lucian Bute fight to draw, James Degale wins decision

Badou Jack retained his WBC Super Middleweight title in a draw against Lucian Bute Saturday on Showtime, setting up a fall unification with IBF champion James DeGale, who defended his IBF crown against Rogelio Medina in the opening bout of the telecast from the DC Armory. “Let’s unify the division and see who the best is,” DeGale said to Jack in a post-fight interview...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
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Jack retains WBC title with majority draw against

WASHINGTON (AP) Although Badou Jack didn't get the decisive victory he was looking for Saturday night, he's still planning on a unification bout with James DeGale next. Jack still holds his WBC super-middleweight belt after fighting to a majority draw against veteran Lucian Bute. DeGale defended his 168-pound IBF title earlier Saturday with a unanimous decision over Rogelio Medina...
Via Associated Press
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Badou Jack Gets Oddball Draw, James DeGale Wins And Struggles

Badou Jack turned in about three-fourths of a sterling performance Saturday on Showtime against Lucian Bute, who had been resurgent but found his offense stymied and ribcage pummeled for most of the 12 rounds. And then the bout ended with, somehow, a draw. The doubleheader also saw James DeGale in the ring as a preview for a potential showdown with Jack, and Jack outdid DeGale against...
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Callum Smith in DC to watch fights as mandatory for Jack vs. Bute winner

Callum Smith is in Washington to keep a close eye on his future title opponents as Badou Jack defends his WBC title against Lucian Bute and James DeGale defends his IBF strap against Rogelio Medina at the DC Armoury tomorrow night. Smith destroyed Hadillah Mohoumadi inside a round on April 2 in Liverpool to become the number one in the WBC rankings and mandatory challenger for Jack...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Weigh-in results & photos: Badou Jack vs. Lucian Bute, James DeGale vs. Rogelio Medina

Weights are in for tomorrow night’s Showtime card with two super middleweight titles on the line from the DC Armory in Washington, D.C. The card is headlined by Badou Jack vs. Lucian Bute and also features James DeGale vs. Rogelio Medina, with the winners slated to face each other later in the year. WBC SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP: 12 ROUNDS Badou JACK Stockholm, SWEDEN...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos & quotes: Final Jack vs. Bute & Degale vs. Medina presser in DC

Badou Jack, Lucian Bute, James DeGale and Rogelio Medina participated in the final press conference for their fights this Saturday, April 30 on Showtime from the DC Armory in Washington, D.C. Televised coverage begins at 10 p.m. ET and features the Jack battling Bute, while DeGale takes on Medina. The winners of these fights have agreed to meet in a title unification later this year...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Whicker: Badou Jack travels long road to super middleweight title

LAS VEGAS -- It was another stifling morning in March at Floyd Mayweather's gym, wedged in between Chinese restaurants in a strip mall.There is a lot of traffic between the gym and the Vegas Strip, particularly the big boxing rooms where the actors and music moguls gather at ringside, and where they hand out the millions.
Via LA Daily News
13 days ago

Badou Jack vs. Lucian Bute Press Conf. Quotes & Photos

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 4, 2016) – WBC Super Middleweight World Champion Badou Jack and former world champion Lucian Bute hosted a media roundtable on Friday night to discuss their championship showdown taking place Saturday, April 30 from the DC Armory in Washington, D.C. and live on SHOWTIME. The SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® telecast begins at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT with IBF...
Via BadCulture
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Pearson Tested; Badou Jack Stopped; J'Leon Love Treads Water

If we must be inflicted with a zombified verson of ShoBox that fellates the promotional stable of Floyd Mayweather, the least Showtime can give us is match-ups in the spirit of the series, i.e. prospects in tough tests. We got that in two of the three bouts on Friday, with one test too difficult and another just about right. The third, the headliner, didn't rate. Super middleweight...
Via The Queensbury Rules
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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