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Demetrius Andrade

Super Middle Weight

W32

HOMETOWN

  • Rhode Island, USA

KO 19

STANCE

Southpaw

L 0

AGE

35

D 0

HEIGHT

6′ 0″
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About


Demetrius Cesar Andrade, born on February 26, 1988, is a prominent American professional boxer who has achieved multiple world championships in two weight classes. Notably, he held the WBO light middleweight title from 2013 to 2015, the WBA (Regular) title in 2017, and the WBO middleweight title from 2018 to 2022. His impressive amateur background and subsequent successes in the professional realm have established him as a significant figure in the boxing world.

Amateur Career: Demetrius Andrade, nicknamed “Boo Boo,” gained recognition as one of the most successful amateur boxers from Rhode Island. Hailing from Providence with Cape Verdean heritage, he began his boxing journey at the age of 6, quickly gaining fame within his local community and eventually across the United States.

His accomplishments as an amateur include winning the U.S. national championships and Golden Gloves titles twice each. Notably, Andrade secured a gold medal at the 2007 World Championships and represented the United States in the welterweight division at the 2008 Olympics.

Professional Career – Early Stages and Light Middleweight: Demetrius Andrade transitioned to the professional circuit, making his debut in October 2008. He showcased his talents through a series of early knockout victories and remarkable performances.

In 2013, Andrade faced Armenian contender Vanes Martirosyan for the vacant WBO light middleweight title. The fight, held on November 9, 2013, ended with Andrade winning via a split decision, despite being knocked down in the first round. His strategic use of his jab and speed secured him the victory and the title.

Further Successes and Middleweight Division: Andrade continued his professional journey, successfully defending his WBO title against Brian Rose in a dominant performance that ended in a 7th-round TKO victory. This victory solidified his position as a top champion and showcased his potential to compete against the division’s best fighters, including Canelo Álvarez and Floyd Mayweather.

His achievements extended to the middleweight division, where he captured the WBO middleweight title and maintained his impressive winning streak.

As of April 2021, Andrade’s accomplishments and skills were recognized with high rankings in the middleweight division. He was ranked third by The Ring magazine and the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, and fourth by BoxRec.

Demetrius Andrade’s journey from his beginnings in Rhode Island to becoming a multiple-time world champion reflects his dedication, talent, and determination within the sport of boxing.

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