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James DeGale To Split From Promoter Frank Warren

Olympic gold medallist James DeGale (11-1, 8KOs) is to split from manager Frank Warren.

The 24-year-old shot to prominence four years ago by winning middleweight gold at the Beijing Games.

DeGale turned pro later that year and joined Warren's promotional stable along with fellow Olympians Billy Joe Saunders and Frankie Gavin. He suffered his first loss as a pro last May, when rival George Groves won a majority decision. Groves later signed with Warren.

DeGale confirmed his split from Warren on Friday in a statement released to Press Association Sport by the boxer's solicitors, Blick & Co.

The European super-middleweight champion from Harlesden, London, said in the short statement: "I think it is time for both of us to move on."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by larcom on 01-28-2012

right ive seen the story that degales announced hes leaving warren,now this response from warrens side.so what happens now? in football contracts dont seem to mean nothing,if someones head is turned by more money from a rival they just refuse…

Comment by Cereal on 01-28-2012

He never forgave Warren for signing Groves after the loss.

Comment by right hand jab on 01-27-2012

[QUOTE=Dirk Diggler UK;11713634]He's had 12 fights.....[/QUOTE] It's probably not worth trying to explain the basics elements of logic to this guy, after all, he's not the sharpest [B]tool[/B] in the box!

Comment by PhooLzRUs on 01-27-2012

GOod. Come to Golden Boy Chunky.

Comment by Clegg on 01-27-2012

[QUOTE=Dem Eyes;11713579]Basically, this is what is happening with Warren... He invested a lot in the boxing channel, BoxNation. He's been struggling to pay certain fighters money that he owes them and he's decreased their next paycheck by a lot. I…

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