James DeGale says he make a big statement when he faces tough
American Dyah Davis at Glow, Bluewater on November 16.
The 2008 Olympic gold medallist ranked number five by the WBC
and holds the sanctioning body's silver super-middleweight title so
believes he is on the verge of a world title shot.
"It's time now for me to make a statement because it's not about
treading water, trust me, I do want the big fights and I want the
big names," he said.
"I know they're out there and big nights ahead, but now my only
focus is on Davis, November 16 and delivering a big performance for
"I'm going to be going in there switched on and full of
confidence and try and get that stoppage win.
"It's a great venue and I want to go in there and put on a
performance for all the fans - I want the big names and the big
nights and I know the first step to that is doing a good job on
Davis has a respectable 22-3-1 (10 KOs) record is far from a
recognisable name for British fight fans. He's got decent wins over
Marcus Johnson and Alfonso Lopez, but was halted in ten by Sakio
Bika last year.