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Cmt8746

Degale is too big for Eubank jr.
Eubank jr should stay at middleweight.

Posted December 30, 2013 1:57 pm 


gray

eubank Jr should be knocking on degales door soon

Posted December 30, 2013 10:21 am 


Fight Aficionado

“degale is boring, and vey lazy, expect far more from him,he has also gone imo to the worst promoter in british boxing” – I don’t see how his promoter is responsible for making DeGale lazy and boring. If he was hard working and exciting he’d hvae a title and a big fanbase. He’s not, yet his promoter has him active and in the spotlight somehow.

Posted December 29, 2013 6:40 pm 


Fight Aficionado

DeGale has been facing no-hopers ever since Groves schooled him. He’s mostly irrelevant until he gets the balls to face someone in the top 10.

Posted December 29, 2013 6:38 pm 


Anonymous

degale is finished move on.

Posted December 29, 2013 3:45 pm 


SeanieP

degale is boring, and vey lazy, expect far more from him,he has also gone imo to the worst promoter in british boxing,I think saunders would beat Degale.froch would KO DeGale,Groves would KO DeGale, and we all know what happened to froch v Groves.

Posted December 29, 2013 1:15 pm 


KOrnerman

These guys seem happy to fight in their chosen weight class, I too would rather see a Groves rematch,the first fight could have been given to Degale it was that close.

Posted December 29, 2013 11:26 am 


Deepwater123

How bout groves degale rematch

Posted December 29, 2013 9:23 am 


Smitti

A lot of hate going on DeGale here. I know he isnt the most likeable of fellows regarding his attitude but he is arguably a stylistic nightmare for pretty much every fighter in his weight division. Although he doesnt have the best offensive arsenal, his defence and wily, evasve movements are the type other fighters dont really want to be a part of.

Posted December 29, 2013 9:00 am 


Scottyboy

Fight will never happen. Why would degale risk his high ranking with the sanctioning bodies for a domestic fight with someone not in his weight class? Degale would win anyhow, Saunders just doesn’t hit hard enough.

Posted December 29, 2013 8:54 am 


Mr gav

If Saunders loses it’s not so bad he is taking on a more established fighter at a higher weight for de gale who is chasing the WBO title he is taking on a domestic fighter from a lower weight so frank will have to pay James good money to take this risk. It’s an easy fight to sell but both fighters lack serious power and both are south paws so I’m not betting this will be a fan friendly fight. De gale will have enough to win with his size advantage and will just coast and hug the later rounds winning by UD, I will watch the fight out of interest but won’t pay ppv for it, and undercard will have to be good for fans to get moneys worth

Posted December 29, 2013 8:31 am 


Simple

Saunders will used eagle as a stepping stone like groves did. Of course he needs to follow that up will a credible top 10 middleweight.

Posted December 28, 2013 10:43 pm 


u kip

degale fights on channel 5 and in shopping center”s. enough said.

Posted December 28, 2013 7:36 pm 


Reality

Decgeale would hammer him.

Posted December 28, 2013 6:44 pm 


Anonymous

degale. another hype job gone wrong.

Posted December 28, 2013 6:33 pm 


Ross McQ

Finbarr Saunders.

Posted December 28, 2013 5:39 pm 


dwc

Good learning fight for Saunders…who has alot of skills!!!

Posted December 28, 2013 4:03 pm 


one eye

On paper good fight but will be a snoozer as both lose consentration after round 7…..god knows what the ref does to make them FIGHT!!! Lots of movement by both ,in first half of fight…then movement WITH NO PUNCHING TILL ROUND 12.Fans start boooing from lack of fighting action.Both skillfull boxers,hardcore fans will appricieate the skill on display.Quality fight,but only for connesuers of boxing.

Posted December 28, 2013 3:56 pm 


Freddie Roach Ate My Hamster

Saunders is still a British level fighter, albeit one with potential. De Gale is Euro level, potential world level if he knuckles down and a higher weight division. This is a mismatch and just Frank talking up 2 fighters.

Posted December 28, 2013 3:45 pm 


Mr gav

I think de gale suffers from knee problems and he has not looked good in a long time but he can do enough to best Saunders. Expect fireworks ( dud ones that don’t go off fight will be zzzzzzz)

Posted December 28, 2013 3:31 pm 


Neil (Pomy)

DeGale was never a level above Groves … Groves proved that in both the amatuers and in the pro-game. Still DeGale is still a god talent but is a level above Sanders. DeGale and Groves will always be a competative matchup

Posted December 28, 2013 3:27 pm 


Anonymous

De Gale is an Olympic gold medalist and IMO a talent level above Groves. Yet laziness is holding De Gale back. He won’t work hard enough. He was bossing Groves around till he took his foot off the peddle. Let’s see if De Gale can get to the top.

Posted December 28, 2013 3:20 pm 


Mr gav

Fight sounds good on paper but this will be a 12 round snooze fest with both fighters looking awfull. James de gale will get the UD.

Posted December 28, 2013 3:17 pm 



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