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On this day in 2015: James DeGale makes history with world title win

James DeGale made boxing history on this day seven years ago as he became the first British Olympic gold medallist to win a professional world title.The Londoner achieved the feat as he secured a unanimous points victory over American Andre Dirrell in Boston to claim the vacant IBF super-middleweight belt.The then 29-year-old’s victory capped a rise through the professional ranks which began after he won middleweight gold at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing.It was a gruelling 12-round contest which sparked into life in the second when DeGale was cut but recovered to knock his opponent down twice.Despite struggling to make...
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James DeGale: Olympic champion's gold medal and MBE stolen

Former super-middleweight world champion James DeGale has appealed for help after having his Beijing 2008 Olympic gold medal and MBE stolen. They were taken from his parents' house during the Euro 2020 final. He posted a video on Instagram which he said was CCTV footage of a man dressed in...
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Have you seen this gold medal? James DeGale would like it back.

If you’re like my parents, the most valuable keepsakes and achievements your kid left behind at home include mediocre report cards and poorly shaped Mother’s Day pottery. But, if you’re the parents of former super middleweight champ James DeGale? Your son has much more impressive mementos. And unfortunately, as we learned from DeGale’s Instagram account, the boxer and his family are reaching out for help recovering some precious items stolen from his parents’ home yesterday.
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James DeGale says his Olympic gold medal and MBE have been stolen

James DeGale has appealed for help after revealing the Olympic gold medal he won at the 2008 Beijing Games and his MBE were stolen from his parents’ house during the Euro 2020 final on Sunday evening. DeGale overcame Emilio Correa in the middleweight final, having previously defeated Mohamed Hikal, Shawn...
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James DeGale: Former world champion has gold medal and MBE stolen

Former world champion boxer James DeGale says his Olympic gold medal and MBE were stolen from his parents' home on Sunday night. The 35-year-old says the crime was committed during England's Euro 2020 final defeat to Italy - and has asked for help retrieving the items. DeGale won middleweight gold...
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On This Day in 2015: James DeGale makes boxing history

James DeGale made boxing history on this day six years ago as he became the first British Olympic gold medallist to win a professional world title. The Londoner achieved the feat as he secured a unanimous points victory over American Andre Dirrell in Boston to claim the vacant IBF super-middleweight belt.
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George Groves vs James DeGale 10 years on

Ten years have passed since George Groves got the better of bitter amateur rival James DeGale in the professional ranks. Elliot Worsell was closer to the rivalry than most and remembers it well.
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