Anthony Dirrell

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Name: Anthony Dirrell
Alias: The Dog
Hometown: Flint, Michigan, USA
Birthplace: Flint, Michigan, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 188cm
Reach: 189cm
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record

Trainer: Leon Lawson, Javan "Sugar" Hill
Advisor: Al Haymon

Amateur Career

  • Amateur record of 192-20.
  • "I was on the U.S. team. I won the PAL. I was third place in the Olympic trials. I won the eastern trials. I won a nice chunk of tournaments when I was amateur. I (competed in the) 178-pound (division), I moved up in weight because my brother was at 165 pounds, so I just moved up in weight. I really had to eat to make weight. My first tournament at 178 I stopped the first three people and the last two I blew them out the water on points. Either way I was pretty good because I knew how to box, I knew how to bang, I knew how to do it all. I broke my hand in the eastern trials. Going into the Olympic trials and every day at the Olympic trails the doctor really had to wrap my hand and kind of baby it. I got third place in the Olympic trials with one hand." [1]

Regional & Minor Titles

  • UBO Inter­continental super middleweight title

Professional Record

Championship Record


  • Anthony Dirrell is the younger brother of fellow pro, Andre Dirrell, a 2004 Olympic Games bronze medalist.
  • In early 2007, Dirrell was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, for which he underwent ten months of chemotherapy before returning to the ring.

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Preceded by:
Sakio Bika
WBC Super Middleweight Champion
2014 Aug 16 – 2015 Apr 24
Succeeded by:
Badou Jack
Preceded by:
David Benavidez
Declared Champion in Recess
WBC Super Middleweight Champion
2019 Feb 24 – present
Succeeded by: