Date: 15th November 2017 at 5:33pm
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A while ago it was announced that both James DeGale will be in action at the Copper Box Arena, on 9 December.

However, we?ve had to wait for news of who they?ll be fighting on that night.

But wait no more, their opponents have now been named.

DeGale will be making a defence of his IBF super-middleweight title against the American fighter Caleb Truax.

Truax has a respectable record that reads 28-3-2 with 18 of his wins coming by way of knockout, however, the 34-year-old has yet to fight outside of his native America.

Talking about his return to fight in the UK and also his opponent, DeGale had this to say to the media,

‘Truax is a good solid fighter with a top pedigree. He’s been in with some quality opponents like Daniel Jacobs, Jermain Taylor and Andre Dirrell.

‘He’ll be fighting away from home so he’s going to bring it on and try to take my world title, but I’m the best super-middleweight in the world and I’m going into the ring full of confidence and 100% fit.

‘I’ve not boxed in London for a few years so I can’t wait to make my return to the ring and soak up the atmosphere from the crowd and put on great show for the fans.’

As for Lee Selby, the Welshman will defend his IBF featherweight belt against a rugged Mexican, Eduardo Ramirez.

Ramirez, 24-years-old, is a southpaw who his unbeaten in 23 fights, winning 20 and drawing 3.

It promises to be an interesting night of entertainment.