|DeGale with EBU title.|
DeGale (12-1, 9 KO's) last defended his belt on April 21st, when he stopped Cristian Sanavia in the fourth round. 'Chunky' is looking to prove to a lot of people that he is more than just a domestic and European level fighter. His only loss came to local rival George Groves last year. Since then he has re-grouped well and looked very good in his last couple of fights.
Some people were hoping for a rematch between DeGale and Groves but this looks very unlikely at this moment in time as Groves is looking to defend his British and Commonwealth title against Kenny Anderson. However, this is a decent fight and it will show us if DeGale really is ready to step up in class.