DeGale: Jack was scared of me


James DeGale believes Badou Jack only agreed to the unification fight after watching his last “rubbish” performance.

The super-middleweight rivals boxed on the same card in Washington, in April, with the British star taken the distance by mandatory challenger Rogelio ‘Porky’ Medina.

Jack, who held on to his title against Lucien Bute on the same bill, beat Medina in six rounds back in December 2013 and will finally put his WBC title up against DeGale’s IBF strap in a huge unification fight next weekend, live on Sky Sports.

DeGale had been calling for the showdown long before the deal was done and started the countdown by insisting that Jack, Floyd Mayweather and Team Mayweather’s Leonard Ellerbe were all running scared and afraid of losing until the Medina fight.

“If I’m being honest the only reason why this fight hasn’t happened quicker is …

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