DeGale defends EBU title against Sanavia on April 21 on BoxNation
James DeGale's European Super-Middleweight title defence against Cristian Sanavia will be shown live and exclusive on BoxNation (Sky Ch. 456/Virgin Ch. 546).
Article posted on 24.03.2012
The Londoner faces his mandatory challenger in Fredershavn, Denmark, on Saturday 21st April on a show titled Nordic Fight Night co-promoted by Team Sauerland and Italian promoters Round Zero.
2008 Olympic Champion DeGale, 26, won the European title in hard-fought points battle against tough Pole Pitor Wilczewski last October in Liverpool.
Italian southpaw Sanavia, 37, comes in with a wealth of experience; in a 51-fight career he's won the WBC World title and European title.
The show will also feature rising unbeaten Danish talent Patrick Nielsen against Argentinian Gaston Alejandro Vega for the Vacant WBA Intercontinental Middleweight title and Norwegian Andreas Evensen, who British star Ricky Burns defeated last year, against Mexican Tomas Villa for the Vacant WBA International Featherweight title.
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