DeGale-Jack ‘nearly there’

James DeGale has agreed to a Las Vegas showdown with Badou Jack and says negotiations for the world title unification fight are “nearly there”.

The IBF super-middleweight champion stoked up his rivalry with WBC title holder Jack by trading words on social media and the Londoner has revealed he is happy for the fight to be staged in the American’s hometown.

DeGale has been absent from the ring since defending his belt with a points win over Rogelio Medina in March, but expects a meeting with Jack to be confirmed for a date in either October or November.

“It’s nearly there,” DeGale exclusively told Sky Sports. “It feels like I haven’t really been around, but don’t worry, …

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