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Daniel Jacobs Record

Total Fights42
Title Wins2
Title Defenses4
Title-Fight KOs5
KO Wins30
KO Losses1
Daniel Jacobs Record & Stats
Daniel Jacobs' Record
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      What is Daniel Jacobs' boxing record?

      16 years and six months into his professional boxing career, Daniel Jacobs has fought 42 times with 37 wins and 5 losses.

      Jacobs' boxing record is currently 37-5, which includes two middleweight world-title wins and four successful title defense fights. He has a 71.4% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 30 of his total 42 fights being knockout wins, five of which were in title fights. The only knockout loss in Jacobs' career is a 5th round KO loss to Dmitry Pirog in a middleweight title fight.

      His latest fight was a 10-round unanimous decision defeat to Shane Mosley Jr. on July 6, 2024. He is on a two-fight losing streak.

      Some of Jacobs' best fights and notable victories include wins over Peter Quillin, Julio César Chávez Jr., Sergio Mora, Caleb Truax, Ishe Smith, Luís Arias, and Maciej Sulęcki.

      42Jul 6, 202437Shane Mosley Jr.LossUD
      41Feb 12, 202235John RyderLossSD
      40Nov 27, 202033Gabriel RosadoWinSD
      39Dec 20, 201932Julio César Chávez Jr.WinRTD5
      38May 4, 201932Canelo ÁlvarezLoss *UD
      37Oct 27, 201831Sergiy DerevyanchenkoWin *SD
      36Apr 28, 201831Maciej SulęckiWinUD
      35Nov 11, 201730Luís AriasWinUD
      34Mar 18, 201730Gennady GolovkinLoss *UD
      33Sep 9, 201629Sergio MoraWin *TKO7
      32Dec 5, 201528Peter QuillinWin *TKO1
      31Aug 1, 201528Sergio MoraWin *TKO2
      30Apr 24, 201528Caleb TruaxWin *TKO12
      29Aug 9, 201427Jarrod FletcherWin *TKO5
      28Mar 15, 201427Milton NuñezWinTKO1
      27Aug 19, 201326Giovanni LorenzoWinTKO3
      26Jun 22, 201326Keenan ColinsWinTKO4
      25Dec 1, 201225Chris FitzpatrickWinRTD5
      24Oct 20, 201225Josh LutheranWinTKO1
      23Mar 5, 201124Robert KliewerWinKO1
      22Dec 18, 201023Jesse OrtaWinTKO5
      21Jul 31, 201023Dmitry PirogLoss *KO5
      20May 15, 201023Juan AstorgaWinTKO2
      19Mar 27, 201023Jose Rodriguez BerrioWinRTD1
      18Aug 22, 200922Ishe SmithWinUD
      17Jun 26, 200922George WaltonWinTKO8
      16May 2, 200922Michael WalkerWinUD
      15Apr 24, 200922Jose VarelaWinKO2
      14Feb 28, 200922Jose Luis CruzWinKO1
      13Dec 6, 200821Victor LaresWinTKO2
      12Nov 8, 200821Jimmy CampbellWinTKO3
      11Oct 18, 200821Tyrone WatsonWinKO1
      10Sep 27, 200821Emmanuel GonzalezWinUD
      9Sep 13, 200821Ramon EspinozaWinTKO1
      8Jul 23, 200821Sergio RiosWinKO1
      7Jul 4, 200821Julio PerezWinTKO1
      6May 3, 200821Jose PenaWinTKO1
      5Apr 19, 200821Leshon SimsWinTKO4
      4Mar 22, 200821Matt PalmerWinTKO1
      3Feb 16, 200821Alexander VolkovWinTKO2
      2Jan 25, 200820Hector LopezWinKO1
      1Dec 8, 200720Jose Jesus HurtadoWinTKO1

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Daniel Jacobs (The Golden Child) is a 37-year old American professional boxer. He was born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S. on February 3, 1987. He is a former middleweight world champion.

      Jacobs made his professional boxing debut against Jose Jesus Hurtado at the age of 20 on December 8, 2007, defeating Hurtado via 1st round TKO. He went on to win 19 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 16 wins via stoppage.

      He had his first world title fight at the age of 23 on July 31, 2010 after 20 professional fights, against Dmitry Pirog for the WBO (vacant) title. He lost to Pirog via 5th round KO.

      Jacobs has won two world titles at middleweight. For all the details about Jacobs' world title wins and defenses refer to the "Championships" section below.

      Jacobs has had a total of five losses in his professional boxing career so far.

      His most recent fight was a non-title bout against fellow American boxer Shane Mosley Jr. on July 6, 2024. Jacobs lost the fight via 10 round unanimous decision.


      Jacobs has had a total of nine world-title fights till today, which includes winning two world titles and four successful title defenses. He won six of these fights and lost three.

      Title Wins

      Daniel Jacobs has fought for middleweight world titles in five fights and won two of these fights, winning one of them via way of stoppage. Till today, he has won two middleweight belts.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Oct 27, 2018Sergiy DerevyanchenkoMiddleweightIBF*SD
      Aug 9, 2014Jarrod FletcherMiddleweightWBA (Regular)*TKO
      * Vacant title

      Title Defenses

      Daniel Jacobs has had five middleweight world-title defense fights. He won four of them and lost once.

      Following is the table of his successful title defense fights, the next section has the fights where he lost his titles.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles DefendedMethod
      Sep 9, 2016Sergio MoraMiddleweightWBA (Regular)TKO
      Dec 5, 2015Peter QuillinMiddleweightWBA (Regular)TKO
      Aug 1, 2015Sergio MoraMiddleweightWBA (Regular)TKO
      Apr 24, 2015Caleb TruaxMiddleweightWBA (Regular)TKO

      Title Losses

      Daniel Jacobs has lost one world-title defense fight, and lost one title in the fight.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      May 4, 2019Canelo ÁlvarezMiddleweightIBFUD


      Jacobs has fought a total of 42 times till today, which includes 9 world-title fights at the middleweight division. These nine fights are the highlight of his career.

      • August 22, 2009: Daniel Jacobs puts on the first remarkable performance of his career, defeating Ishe Smith via 10th round unanimous decision.

      • July 31, 2010: In his first world-title fight, Daniel Jacobs loses to Dmitry Pirog via 5th round KO. He was fighting for the WBO (vacant) middleweight title.

      • August 9, 2014: Jacobs wins the WBA (Regular) middleweight title from Jarrod Fletcher, by beating Fletcher via 5th round TKO.

      • April 24, 2015: Jacobs successfully defends the WBA (Regular) middleweight title against Caleb Truax, winning the fight via 12th round TKO.

      • August 1, 2015: Jacobs successfully defends the WBA (Regular) middleweight title against Sergio Mora, winning the fight via 2nd round TKO.

      • December 5, 2015: Jacobs successfully defends the WBA (Regular) middleweight title against Peter Quillin, winning the fight via 1st round TKO.

      • November 11, 2017: Daniel Jacobs beats Luís Arias via 12th round unanimous decision.

      • April 28, 2018: Daniel Jacobs beats Maciej Sulęcki via 12th round unanimous decision.

      • December 20, 2019: Daniel Jacobs beats Julio César Chávez Jr. via 5th round RTD.


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