Biography of Demetrius Andrade

Demetrius Andrade

The 30-year-old American boxer became a professional in 2008, having significant achievements in amateurs – world champion (2007), winner of the Pan American Games (2007), winner of the Golden Gloves tournament (2006, 2007).

He won all the fights in pro-ring (25), incl. 16 by knockout. The last victory was won on 10/21/2017 (by unanimous decision over unbeaten A. Fox). Demetrius is left-handed, height 185 cm, nickname Boo boo.

Demetrius Andrade was deprived of the WBO world middleweight title at first middleweight because he had not defended him for 13 months.

The last fight Andrade held last June, knocking out Brian Rose.

In December 2014, it was planned that he would meet with Germell Charlo, but Andrade refused because of the small fee.

After that, the WBO banned him from defending in a fight with Anthony Mindine, as he was not part of the WBO elite group of boxers.

2005 United States Middleweight Champion
2006 Champion of the national tournament Golden Gloves Middleweight
2006 US Middleweight Champion
2007 Champion of the national tournament Golden Gloves Middleweight
2007 Silver Winner of the Pan American Games
1st Round – Defeated John Jackson (Virgin Islands) (23-5)
Quarter-finals – Defeated Juan Carlos Prada (Venezuela) (RSCO-3)
Semifinal – Defeated by Diego Gabriel Chávez (Argentina) (22-0)
Final – Lost to Pedro Lima (Brazil) (6-7)
2007 Qualification Tournament for entering the Olympic Games
Defeated by David Lopez (RSCO-2)
Defeated Charles Hartley (RSCO-3)
Defeated Keith Thurman (27-13)
Defeated Keith Thurman (18-14) at the Box-offs
2007 World Championship Winner
Round 1 – Defeated Kakhaber Zhvania (Georgia) (22-11)
2nd round – Defeated Dmitrius Sotaks (Latvia) (19-3)
3rd round – Defeated Magomed Nurtidinov (Belarus) (26-6)
Quarter-finals – Defeated Jack Kulkai (Germany) (30-9)
Semifinal – Defeated by Adem Kilicchi (Turkey) (22-6)
Final – Defeated Nona Munzhnoga (Thailand) (RSCI-2)
2008 Took part in the Olympic Games
Round 1 – Defeated Kakhaber Zhvania (Georgia) (11-9)
2nd round – Defeated Andrei Balanov (Russia) (14-3)
Quarter-finals – Lost to Kim Jong-Joo (South Korea) (9-11)

Professional career

He made his debut at the professional ring in November 2008 in the middle weight category.

August 19, 2011 won on points American Grady Brewer.

In January 2013, he defeated the Mexican, Freddie Hernandez.

He won first place in the WBO ranking, the first middle weight class, and was appointed to the battle of Demetrius, with the champion, the Russian, Zaurbek Baysangurov. Shortly before the battle, Zaurbek was injured, and withdrew from the battlefield. In the battle for the vacant title rival Andrade, was appointed an American boxer of Armenian origin, Vanes Martirosyan.

Championship fight with Vanes Martirosyan
November 11, 2013 appointed Demetrius Andrade vs. Vanes Martirosyan for the vacant WBO world title. Andrade defeated Martirosyan by split decision and became the new WBO champion in the 1st middleweight title.

Championship fight with Jack Cool
On March 11, 2017, Demetrius Andrade won by split decision Jack Kulkai and won the WBA regular world champion title at the 1st middleweight title.



1 thought on “Biography of Demetrius Andrade

Leave a Reply