Fight Photo: On weight James DeGale ready to defend EBU super middleweight title against Cristian Sanavia

21 Apr

On The Beak – Admin

Burgeoning super middleweight James DeGale, 26, makes the first defence of his coveted EBU championship this evening – Saturday, April 21 – as he takes on experienced challenger Cristian Sanavia, a 37-year-old southpaw who briefly held the WBC world title eight years ago. DeGale weighed in on the dot (168lbs) while Sanavia came in half a pound lighter. The two swap shots at the Arena Nord, Frederikshavn in Denmark as part of the Nordic Fight Night series.

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DeGale has a height and length advantage over the stockier Sanavia. Credit: Photo Wende

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