News | Apr 08 2018

James DeGale beats Caleb Truax in Las Vegas rematch

James DeGale is super-middleweight king again after another hard fight
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JAMES DeGALE regained the IBF super-middleweight title in Las Vegas, as he overcame a horrible cut and an unjust point deduction to defeat Caleb Truax via unanimous decision at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The scores after 12 rounds were 117-110, and two more realistic tallies of 114-113 in his favour.

James DeGale gained revenge, after losing a decision to Truax in an major upset in December, but did not fulfil promises to win at a canter, as he was forced to overcome another spirited, albeit ineffective, effort from Truax.

“I told you when I’m fit and injury free, people will find it hard to beat me,” James DeGale said afterwards. “I’m a two-time world champion.

 

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