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DeGale Becomes the First!

Who will become the second?

James DeGale, ahead of his IBF world title fight against Andre Dirrell, promised he’d be the first British Olympic Gold medal winner to win a world title and that is exactly what he did in Boston last night.

Since World War 2 Britain has won 6 gold medals in Boxing, with those who have done the country extremely proud being:-

• Terry Spinks – 1956
• Chris Finnegan – 1968
• Audley Harrison – 2000
• James DeGale – 2008
• Luke Campbell – 2012
• Anthony Joshua – 2013

DeGale has become the first and thrown down the gauntlet, can Luke Campbell and Anthony Joshua emulate the boxer from London who did exactly what he promised he would?


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Writer: Kid Glove Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday May 24 2015

Time: 9:27AM

 

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