James DeGale in no mood to retire after Caleb Truax defeat, insists Frank Warren

10 December 2017 06:28
• Promoter eyes rematch after shock loss of DeGale’s super-middleweight title• ‘He got his tactics wrong. But champions come back’James DeGale will not and should not retire after his shock defeat and subsequent loss of his IBF super-middleweight title to the American Caleb Truax on Saturday night, the fight’s promoter has insisted. Frank Warren also expressed his desire to organise a rematch between the pair in the new year.DeGale was expected to comfortably beat Truax in the 31-year-old’s fourth defence of the belt he secured by beating another American, Andre Dirrell, in 2015. However, after delivering a lacklustre showing in front of a near sell-out crowd in east London, the Olympic gold medallist was deservedly beaten and dethroned via a majority points decision. The ringside judges scored the contest 114-114, 115-112, 116-112. Related: James DeGale shocked by Caleb Truax in IBF super-middleweight title upset Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian