Boxing - DeGale set for North American debut

WBC silver super-middleweight champion James DeGale MBE will return to the ring for his North American debut on May 17.

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James DeGale (Hennessy press release)

DeGale will fight an opponent yet to be determined at Casino Lac-Leamy in Gatineau, Canada.

This will be the first appearance for the 2008 Olympic gold medallist since beating former IBO world super middleweight champion Fulgencio Zuniga in Hull in December.

Hennessy’s Bluewater event on March 23, headlined by DeGale v Alexander Brand, was postponed.

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