IBR on The Cruelest Sport

“With the win, DeGale also joins Vasyl Lomachenko as the second 2008 gold medalist to win a vacant title over an Al Haymon fighter, a feat that is unremarkable given the number of fighters under Haymon’s purview, but nigh impossible considering his predilection for control. Like Lomachenko, DeGale, London, England, only got his crack at the title because of a purse bid won by Haymon, who staged the fight with one of his puppet promoters (in this case Warriors Boxing).”

Read The Other: James DeGale W12 Andre Dirrell on The Cruelest Sport.


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