COMING BACK STRONGER
After taking a few months off to train, Badou Jack came back stronger than ever. After amassing a few more wins, Badou earned the opportunity to fight against Anthony Dirrell for the WBC Super Middleweight championship.
Like Jack’s previous title fight, this one was also an upset, except this time it was in Jack’s favor.
Badou exposed a major weakness in Dirrell’s inside game and took control of the fight, eventually winning by majority decision.
Badou would hold the title until January 17, 2017, when he would officially vacate it to move to the light heavyweight decision, as he felt that there were no more challenges for him in his current division.