15 Facts About Andre Dirrell


Andre Dirrell was born on September 7,1983 and is an American professional boxer who held the IBF interim super middleweight title from 2017 to 2018.

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Andre Dirrell's younger brother Anthony Dirrell is a professional boxer.

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Andre Dirrell was a standout as an amateur and won the 2003 United States national amateur championships at middleweight.

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Andre Dirrell competed at the 2003 Pan American Games, with his results being:.

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Andre Dirrell won the middleweight bronze medal for the United States at the 2004 Olympics in Athens, Greece.

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Andre Dirrell defeated future world title challenger Curtis Stevens on HBO's Boxing After Dark in June 2007.

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On March 27,2010, Andre Dirrell faced undefeated former Middleweight Champion Arthur Abraham in Detroit, Michigan.

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However, Andre Dirrell said he was really knocked out and did not know what happened after he fell down.

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Andre Dirrell took a 21-month layoff to heal from the neurological injuries sustained in the Abraham fight.

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Thirteen months after that, Andre Dirrell made a return to the ring with a unanimous decision win against Michael Gbenga after knocking him down in round 9.

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Andre Dirrell was set to headline Friday Night Fights on April 12,2013, but withdrew for undisclosed reasons.

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Eighteen months after the Gbenga fight, Andre Dirrell returned to score a fifth-round KO against Vladine Biosse.

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On May 23,2015, Andre Dirrell fought against British star James DeGale at the Agganis Arena in Boston.

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On May 20,2017, Andre Dirrell faced Jose Uzcategui for the vacant IBF interim super middleweight title.

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Andre Dirrell finished his opponent early, by dropping him three times in the third round, forcing the referee to stop the fight.

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