Brandon Gonzales has never lost a fight but will be entering the biggest and most important bout of his career against James DeGale as “Flawless” has never faced stakes this high. James DeGale on the other hand has plenty of big fight experience. James DeGale will take on Brandon Gonzales in an IBF super middleweight title final eliminator on May 31 from Wembley Stadium in Wembley, London, United Kingdom. James DeGale opened as a -550 favorite with the Boxing odds while Brandon Gonzales was a +435 dog.
James “Chunky” DeGale
The 28 year old James “Chunky” DeGale stands at 6 feet and one half inches tall with a southpaw stance. DeGale is a native of Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom and resides in Harlesden. He is the 3rd ranked super middleweight in the UK and is ranked 8th in the world. He has a career record of 18 wins, 1 loss, and 0 draws. DeGale has 12 knockouts out of his 18 career wins and has never suffered a knockout loss. DeGale is coming off a technical knockout win over Gevorg Khatchikian in the 11th round of a scheduled 12 round bout that took place at the City Academy Sports Centre, Bristol, Avon, United Kingdom on March 1, 2014.
Brandon “Flawless” Gonzales
The 30 year old Brandon Gonzales stands at 5 feet 11 inches tall with an orthodox stance. Gonzales is a native of Portland, Oregon, USA and now resides in Sacramento, CA. Gonzales has a career record of 18 wins, 0 losses, and 1 draw. Out of his 18 wins, 10 have come by knockout. Gonzales is the 4th ranked American in the super middleweight class and is ranked 13th in the world. Gonzales is coming off a 10 round unanimous decision win over Jonathan Nelson on November 16, 2013 in a bout that took place at the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, CA. Prior to that Gonzales suffered the only blemish on his record with a split decision draw against Thomas Oosthuizen on June 29, 2013.
We’ll go with DeGale in this one based on his experience.