18 Facts About Anthony Dirrell


Anthony Dirrell was born on October 14,1984 and is an American professional boxer.


Anthony Dirrell was a two-time WBC super middleweight champion, having held the title in 2019 and previously from 2014 to 2015.


Anthony Dirrell is the younger brother of 2004 Olympic bronze medalist Andre Dirrell, who is a professional boxer.


Anthony Dirrell made his pro debut on January 27,2005 against Henry Dukes.


Anthony Dirrell knocked Warren down twice in round one and twice again in round two.


Anthony Dirrell had his third fight against Larry Brothers in which Anthony Dirrell won by TKO in the second round.


Anthony Dirrell had his fourth fight against Mike Walthier knocking him out in the first round.

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Anthony Dirrell had his fifth fight against Gabriel Rivera on August 13,2005.


Anthony Dirrell had his sixth fight against Kevin Butts in which Anthony Dirrell knocked him out in the first round.


Anthony Dirrell had his seventh fight against Chris Grays in which Anthony Dirrell won by TKO in the first round.


Anthony Dirrell had his eighth fight against Juan Carlos Ramos in which Anthony Dirrell won by TKO in the first round.


Anthony Dirrell had his ninth fight against James Morrow on June 23,2006 in which Anthony Dirrell won by TKO in the first round.


Anthony Dirrell won this fight in impressive fashion as he first knocked down Morrow with a huge right hand to the head, then followed up with a flurry in which Anthony Dirrell hit Morrow with a perfect left hook to the body which blew Morrow's mouthpiece out.


Anthony Dirrell's tenth fight was against Billy Thompson in which he won by unanimous decision in 6 rounds.


Anthony Dirrell recorded his 24th consecutive victory with a win over Renan St-Juste, when his opponent could not continue due to a shoulder injury.


Anthony Dirrell's next fight was on April 24,2015 against Badou Jack at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago.


Anthony Dirrell was cleared to box again after completing chemotherapy in 2008.


On January 28,2008, Anthony Dirrell was held overnight in the Flint city lockup on suspicion of armed robbery.