2008 Olympic gold medallist James DeGale has signed a
promotional contract with Hennessy Sports.
The Londoner, who is the reigning European super-middleweight
champion, will make his debut for his new promoter on October 13
against as yet to be confirmed opponent.
"I am over the moon with my new long-term promotional deal with
Hennessy Sports," DeGale said. "
"I can't wait to get back in the ring on October 13 and show the
millions of viewers on Channel 5 what I'm all about.
"The new beginning is a thrilling prospect, SO WATCH THIS
Promoter Mick Hennessy added: "I'm very excited to have signed a
brilliant young talent like James DeGale.
"To travel to China to fight on away turf and be the only Brit
to capture an Olympic gold medal in such difficult circumstances
was an amazing feat.
"To already be European Champion after only 13 fights is also an
amazing achievement, our goal is to nurture and enhance James
extreme talent to the highest level and for him to become not only
a genuine world champion but also a cross-over star worldwide."