James DeGale
James DeGale

James DeGale

“'Chunky'”

RECORD

23 - 2 - 1

KOs

14

Weight 168 lbs (76.36 kg)

Age 31

Home St Albans, Hertfordshire, GBR 

Complete Stats

A champion at 168 pounds, southpaw James DeGale is the first British boxer to win both an Olympic gold medal and a professional world title. Read Bio

Last Fight

loss vs Caleb Truax

Dec 09, 2017 / Copper Box Arena, London, United Kingdom

James DeGale lost his 168-pound world title by majority decision to Caleb Truax.

Latest News

James DeGale News
Andre Dirrell and James DeGalePBC Boxing Video
May 22, 2017 / History, Dirrell vs DeGale, James DeGale, Andre Dirrell

This Week in Boxing History: May 22-28

This week in boxing history, PBC highlights a trio of fighters earning their first world titles, including the first British Olympic gold medalist to win a pro championship, honors a middleweight legend adding another world title to his résumé and remembers a storied heavyweight championship rematch.

Badou Jack and James DeGale
Jan 14, 2017 / Jack vs DeGale, James DeGale, Badou Jack

Champions Jack, DeGale push it to the limit in high-stakes, high-action draw

In a fight that was supposed to unify titles in the 168-pound division, the thrilling shootout between world champions Badou Jack and James DeGale settled nothing even though it delivered everything.

Badou Jack and James DeGalePBC Boxing Video
Jan 13, 2017 / Jack vs DeGale, James DeGale, Badou Jack

World champions Jack, DeGale ready to battle for 168-pound supremacy

James DeGale and Badou Jack have traveled some of the same roads to arrive at their world title unification bout Saturday night.

Fights

James DeGale Fights

Loss vs Caleb Truax 23-1-1

Dec 09, 2017 Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Hackney Wick, London, United Kingdom

James DeGale LOSES to Caleb Truax by MD in Round 12 of 12

Draw vs Badou Jack

Jan 14, 2017 Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York

Badou Jack DRAWS with James DeGale by MDR in Round 12 of 12

Win vs Rogelio Medina

Apr 30, 2016 DC Armory, Washington, D.C.

James DeGale WINS against Rogelio Medina by UD in Round 12 of 12

Win vs Lucian Bute 21-1-0

Nov 28, 2015 Centre Videotron, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada

James DeGale WINS against Lucian Bute by UD in Round 12 of 12

May 23, 2015 Agganis Arena, Boston

Andre Dirrell LOSES to James DeGale by UD in Round 12 of 12

Win vs Marco Antonio Periban 20-2-1

Nov 22, 2014 Echo Arena, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom

James DeGale WINS against Marco Antonio Periban by TKO in Round 3 of 12

Win vs Brandon Gonzales 18-0-1

May 31, 2014 Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London, United Kingdom

James DeGale WINS against Brandon Gonzales by TKO in Round 4 of 12

Win vs Gevorg Khatchikian 20-0-0

Mar 01, 2014 City Academy Sports Centre, Bristol, Avon, United Kingdom

James DeGale WINS against Gevorg Khatchikian by TKO in Round 11 of 12

Win vs Dyah Davis 22-3-1

Nov 16, 2013 Glow, Bluewater, Greenhithe, Kent, United Kingdom

James DeGale WINS against Dyah Davis by UD in Round 12 of 12

Win vs Stjepan Bozic 26-6-0

Jun 08, 2013 Glow, Bluewater, Greenhithe, Kent, United Kingdom

James DeGale WINS against Stjepan Bozic by RTD in Round 4 of 12

Win vs Sebastien Demers 31-5-0

May 17, 2013 Hilton Lac Leamy, Gatineau, Quebec, Canada

James DeGale WINS against Sebastien Demers by KO in Round 2 of 8

Win vs Fulgencio Zuniga 25-6-1

Dec 08, 2012 KC Sports Arena, Hull, Yorkshire, United Kingdom

James DeGale WINS against Fulgencio Zuniga by UD in Round 12 of 12

Win vs Hadillah Mohoumadi 14-2-1

Oct 13, 2012 Glow, Bluewater, Greenhithe, Kent, United Kingdom

James DeGale WINS against Hadillah Mohoumadi by UD in Round 12 of 12

Win vs Cristian Sanavia 45-5-1

Apr 21, 2012 Arena Nord, Frederikshavn, Denmark

James DeGale WINS against Cristian Sanavia by TKO in Round 4 of 12

WIN vs Piotr Wilczewski 29-1-0

Oct 15, 2011 Echo Arena, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom

Piotr Wilczewski LOSES to James DeGale by MD in Round 12 of 12

Loss vs George Groves 12-0-0

May 21, 2011 O2 Arena (Millenium Dome), Greenwich, London, United Kingdom

James DeGale LOSES to George Groves by MD in Round 12 of 12

Win vs Alpay Kobal 7-12-2

Mar 12, 2011 Braehead Arena, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

James DeGale WINS against Alpay Kobal by TKO in Round 5 of 8

WIN vs Paul Smith 29-1-0

Dec 11, 2010 Echo Arena, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom

Paul Smith LOSES to James DeGale by TKO in Round 9 of 12

Win vs Carl Dilks 14-2-0

Sep 18, 2010 LG Arena, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom

James DeGale WINS against Carl Dilks by TKO in Round 1 of 10

Win vs Sam Horton 15-1-0

May 15, 2010 Upton Park, West Ham, London, United Kingdom

James DeGale WINS against Sam Horton by TKO in Round 5 of 12

Win vs Matthew Barr 14-5-0

Feb 13, 2010 Wembley Arena, Wembley, London, United Kingdom

James DeGale WINS against Matthew Barr by TKO in Round 2 of 6

Win vs Nathan King 12-14-0

Dec 05, 2009 Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom

James DeGale WINS against Nathan King by PTS in Round 4 of 4

Win vs Ally Morrison 2-0-1

Oct 30, 2009 Echo Arena, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom

James DeGale WINS against Ally Morrison by TKO in Round 3 of 6

Win vs Ciaran Healy 10-10-1

Jul 18, 2009 M.E.N. Arena, Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom

James DeGale WINS against Ciaran Healy by TKO in Round 1 of 4

Win vs Jindrich Kubin 5-0-0

May 15, 2009 Odyssey Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

James DeGale WINS against Jindrich Kubin by TKO in Round 1 of 4

Win vs Vepkhia Tchilaia 9-8-0

Feb 28, 2009 National Indoor Arena, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom

James DeGale WINS against Vepkhia Tchilaia by PTS in Round 4 of 4

Stats

James DeGale “'Chunky'”

  • WINS 23
  • LOSSES 2
  • DRAWS 1
  • KOs 14

Weight 168 lbs (76.36 kg)

Height 6'0" (1.83 m)

Reach 74" (188 cm)

  • Born

    February 03, 1986
  • Age

    31
  • Country

    United Kingdom
  • Born in

    Hammersmith, London
  • Trains in

    St Albans, Hertfordshire
  • Stance

    Southpaw
  • Rounds Boxed

    183
  • KO Percentage

    54%
  • Boxing Hero

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