English Olympic gold medalist, British Super Middleweight Champion, and EBU Super Middleweight Champion.
He started boxing at the Trojan club when he was 10 years old.
He won a nasty fight versus Cuba's Emilio Correa; the latter was deducted two points for biting DeGale's shoulder in the first round.
He was born and raised in Harlesden, London.
He and Missouri-born fighter Michael Spinks were both Olympic Boxing Champions in the middleweight class.