James DeGale

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James DeGale

Name: James DeGale
Alias: 'Chunky'
Hometown: St Albans, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom
Stance: Southpaw
Height: 183cm
Reach: 188cm
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record

Amateur Highlights

Regional & Minor Titles

  • WBA International super middleweight title
  • BBBofC British super middleweight title
  • EBU European super middleweight title
  • WBO Inter-Continental super middleweight title
  • WBC Silver super middleweight title

Professional Record

Championship Record

Variant Record

  • Has a record of 6-0-1 (2 KO's) in fights outside of his native United Kingdom.


  • DeGale started boxing when he was ten years old.
  • DeGale became the first British boxer to have won both an Olympic Gold medal and a professional world title, after defeating Andre Dirrell for the vacant IBF World super middleweight title on May 23, 2015, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Anthony Joshua became the second.

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Preceded by:
Carl Froch
IBF Super Middleweight Champion
2015 May 23 – 2017 Dec 9
Succeeded by:
Caleb Truax
Preceded by:
Caleb Truax
IBF Super Middleweight Champion
2018 Apr 7 – 2018 Jul 4
Succeeded by:
Jose Uzcategui