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Jack vs Bute, DeGale vs Medina set after fighters make weight

The fighters are set for tomorrow night's super middleweight world title doubleheader.

Scott Christ is the managing editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2006.

Tomorrow night's Showtime Championship Boxing doubleheader is good to go, as all four super middleweights made weight for the two world title fights from the DC Armory in Washington, DC, with the winners set to meet in a unification bout later this year.

WBC titleholder Badou Jack (20-1-1, 12 KO) weighed in at 167½ pounds, with challenger Lucian Bute (32-3, 25 KO) at 167. The co-feature fight will see IBF titleholder James DeGale (22-1, 14 KO) defend against mandatory challenger Rogelio Medina (36-6, 30 KO). DeGale came in at 167½, with Medina at 167¾. The weight limit for the division is 168 pounds.

DeGale beat Bute in November, and that fight could happen again if both win on Saturday. The real goal for the organizers, obviously, is for Jack and DeGale to retain their titles and meet later this year, which is a fight that has been discussed already, and might have happened now if DeGale didn't have a mandatory due.

Live coverage starts tomorrow night at 10 pm EDT on Showtime.

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