“Trussed in talk of Olympic pedigree, of retirement and new beginnings, James DeGale–Chris Eubank Jr. was imbued with the type of gravity American commentators are encouraged to and typically fail to conjure. And yet, with all due respect to our mates across the pond, who sing their pipes hoarse despite marathon efforts of sudsy lubrication, whose boisterous devotion is unlike anything an American fighter can hope to inspire, DeGale–Eubank fell well short of its billing. Although perhaps American skepticism about UK fighters best explains that response. Eubank Jr. won a unanimous decision over DeGale at the O2 Arena in London England Saturday.”
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