In an ideal world, the sport of boxing would have a calendar full of match-ups between the best fighters in each division. Fight fans have been, and will be, treated to a few of these bouts in 2016- Linares v. Crolla, Kovalev v. Ward, Crawford v.Postol – but it’s never enough to quell their insatiable appetite.
A unification bout between WBC World super middleweight champion, Badou Jack, and IBF belt holder James DeGale certainly falls into that category. But the biggest fight at 168lbs has yet to be finalized despite reports that it is, effectively, already a done deal.
Boxing News caught up with Badou Jack between training sessions at the Mayweather Boxing Club, and learned a bit more about the Swede as he bides his time.