James_DeGale's Blog

The future is bright! The future is Chunky! James "Chunky" DeGale is a middleweight Olympic Gold Medallist who turned professional in 2008. He started amateur boxing at the Trojan club at the age of 10, when he was teased for being "chunky". The nickname stuck and has followed him through his career and remains a term of affection today. James, 24, represent... READ MORE

  • Jun0120118:18 p.m.

    Learning to lose...... Latest

    It’s been a while since I've had time to sit down and write about what’s been going on. The past couple of weeks I have been all focused on my big fight against...


  • Apr2820114:39 p.m.

    Working at altitude!!!

    Wow the weather's definitely on the up, but for how long? The temperatures have been higher than the whole of Europe. Happy days! Only downfall is I have to...

  • Apr2220115:32 p.m.

    Boxing Clever-ly.........

    I didn’t have the best start to the week. I woke up in the middle of the night with a cold sweat and had to leg it to the bathroom. I then spent the whole day...

  • Apr042011noon

    Putting in the hard work..........

    Life as an athlete can be so exciting and other times you just have to get your head down and put in the hard work. This week feels like one of those weeks. I...

  • Mar2220119:20 a.m.

    The fight with Groves is finally on......

    My week began with a chill day after the weekend up in Glasgow. I felt a bit down after watching all the news about the Japan disasters. Three disasters in the...

  • Mar17201110:11 a.m.

    Another win under the belt.....

    It’s been an eventful two weeks what with training, filming and preparing for my fight. Training consisted of: 25/30 min conditioning session involving...


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