James DeGale

James DeGale

Boxing

  • Date of Birth 03/02/1986
  • Born London

BIOGRAPHY

In May 2015 James DeGale became the first British Olympic boxing gold medallist to win a professional world title when he beat the talented Andre Dirrell in the USA.

James had previously won gold for Great Britain at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games in the Middleweight boxing event.

In the quarter-finals, he beat a former Olympic gold medalist from Athens in Bakhtiyar Artayev and in the semi-final once again beat the Irishman Darren Sutherland, before overcoming Cuban Emilio Correa for gold.

 

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