On this day in 2015: James DeGale wins super-middleweight title
The bout took place at the Agganis Arena in Boston.
On May 23, 2015 James DeGale won the IBF super-middleweight title against Andre Dirrell in Boston.
Here, the PA news agency takes a look back at the fight.
Olympic gold to world champion
In beating Dirrell and becoming world champion, DeGale earned a slice of history. He became the first British boxer to win an Olympic gold as an amateur and then win a world title as a professional. The Londoner topped the podium at the 2008 Beijing Games. Only Anthony Joshua and Nicola Adams, have followed suit.
What happened next?
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