DeGale to defend title in Denmark

first_imgJames DeGale is set to fight former world champion Cristian Sanavia in Denmark on 21 April.Italian Sanavia, 37, is the mandatory challenger for the Harlesden man’s European super-middleweight title and has won 45 of his 51 contests.DeGale, 26, recently announced he had split from promoter Frank Warren, who insisted the 2008 Olympic gold medallist had a year of his contract with him left to run.AdChoices广告Italian-based company Round Zero won the purse bids to stage the fight, which is scheduled to take place at the Nord Arena in the town of Frederikshavn.It will be DeGale’s first outing since he won the title with a points victory against rugged Pole Piotr Wilczewski in October.A victory would keep him on course for a world title shot or a possible rematch with arch rival and fellow West Londoner George Groves, who secured a majority decision when they met last year.In fact the pair could fight for a world title given that Groves is being lined up to challenge WBO champion Robert Stieglitz.Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

The songs of Cornellà and Sant Joan Despí go unnoticed

first_imgAfter the earthquake that led to the suspension of the Vallecas party for calling Zozulya Nazi, nothing. Everything remains the same in Spanish football that last Saturday lived two denigrating scenes in the stands of the great citizen rivals of Barcelona in the derbies of LaLiga Santander in Cornellà and in the match of Third Division subsidiaries in the Estadi Johan Cruyff of Sant Joan Then without anyone intervening.In the Cornellà-El Prat match where Espanyol and Barça faced each other, Carlos del Cerro Grande’s referee refused to heed Piqué’s claim during the match that asked him to record the racist and homophobic cries in the minutes I dedicated a part of the Spanish stand with the song “Piqué bastard, Shakira has a tail, your son is from Wakaso and you are a fag.” Hours before, in the derby of the subsidiaries that was played at the Estadi Johan Cruyff in Sant Joan Despí between Barça B and Espanyol B a dozen ultras of the Barcelona team that are prohibited from accessing the Camp Nou, but not at the stadium where the subsidiary plays, made fun of the deceased Espanyol player Dani Jarque singing “If Dani Jarque scores it will be a ghost goal”. Further, they released Nazi slogans Y They wished the death of Commissioner Lluís Venteo, the security coordinator between the Mossos d’Esquadra and the club.last_img read more