Daniel Jacobs (The Golden Child) is an American professional boxer. He was born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S. on February 3, 1987. Jacobs made his professional boxing debut at the age of 20 against Jose Jesus Hurtado on December 8, 2007. He is a middleweight world champion. Jacobs is 35 years old, he will turn 36 in 1 month and 29 days.
14 years and 2 months into his professional boxing career, Daniel Jacobs has fought 41 times with 37 wins and 4 losses. As of December 2022, Jacobs' boxing record stands at 37-4 (30 KOs). In total, he has fought 198 rounds of professional boxing in 41 bouts.
|Total Title Wins||2|
|Title-Fight KO Wins||5|
|Losses via KO||1|
|41||Feb 12, 2022||35||John Ryder||Loss||SD|
|40||Nov 27, 2020||33||Gabriel Rosado||Win||SD|
|39||Dec 20, 2019||32||Julio César Chávez Jr.||Win||RTD5|
|38||May 4, 2019||32||Canelo Álvarez||Loss||UD|
|37||Oct 27, 2018||31||Sergiy Derevyanchenko||Win||SD|
|36||Apr 28, 2018||31||Maciej Sulęcki||Win||UD|
|35||Nov 11, 2017||30||Luís Arias||Win||UD|
|34||Mar 18, 2017||30||Gennady Golovkin||Loss||UD|
|33||Sep 9, 2016||29||Sergio Mora||Win||TKO7|
|32||Dec 5, 2015||28||Peter Quillin||Win||TKO1|
|31||Aug 1, 2015||28||Sergio Mora||Win||TKO2|
|30||Apr 24, 2015||28||Caleb Truax||Win||TKO12|
|29||Aug 9, 2014||27||Jarrod Fletcher||Win||TKO5|
|28||Mar 15, 2014||27||Milton Nuñez||Win||TKO1|
|27||Aug 19, 2013||26||Giovanni Lorenzo||Win||TKO3|
|26||Jun 22, 2013||26||Keenan Colins||Win||TKO4|
|25||Dec 1, 2012||25||Chris Fitzpatrick||Win||RTD5|
|24||Oct 20, 2012||25||Josh Lutheran||Win||TKO1|
|23||Mar 5, 2011||24||Robert Kliewer||Win||KO1|
|22||Dec 18, 2010||23||Jesse Orta||Win||TKO5|
|21||Jul 31, 2010||23||Dmitry Pirog||Loss||KO5|
|20||May 15, 2010||23||Juan Astorga||Win||TKO2|
|19||Mar 27, 2010||23||Jose Rodriguez Berrio||Win||RTD1|
|18||Aug 22, 2009||22||Ishe Smith||Win||UD|
|17||Jun 26, 2009||22||George Walton||Win||TKO8|
|16||May 2, 2009||22||Michael Walker||Win||UD|
|15||Apr 24, 2009||22||Jose Varela||Win||KO2|
|14||Feb 28, 2009||22||Jose Luis Cruz||Win||KO1|
|13||Dec 6, 2008||21||Victor Lares||Win||TKO2|
|12||Nov 8, 2008||21||Jimmy Campbell||Win||TKO3|
|11||Oct 18, 2008||21||Tyrone Watson||Win||KO1|
|10||Sep 27, 2008||21||Emmanuel Gonzalez||Win||UD|
|9||Sep 13, 2008||21||Ramon Espinoza||Win||TKO1|
|8||Jul 23, 2008||21||Sergio Rios||Win||KO1|
|7||Jul 4, 2008||21||Julio Perez||Win||TKO1|
|6||May 3, 2008||21||Jose Pena||Win||TKO1|
|5||Apr 19, 2008||21||Leshon Sims||Win||TKO4|
|4||Mar 22, 2008||21||Matt Palmer||Win||TKO1|
|3||Feb 16, 2008||21||Alexander Volkov||Win||TKO2|
|2||Jan 25, 2008||20||Hector Lopez||Win||KO1|
|1||Dec 8, 2007||20||Jose Jesus Hurtado||Win||TKO1|
Daniel Jacobs started boxing professionally at 20 years of age; he debuted against Jose Jesus Hurtado on December 8, 2007, and defeated Hurtado via 1st round TKO.
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. Jacobs lost to Pirog via 5th round KO.
Jacobs' notable victories include wins over Peter Quillin, Julio César Chávez Jr., Sergio Mora, Milton Nuñez, Caleb Truax, and Luís Arias. For a complete list of Jacobs' best performances refer to Daniel Jacobs' best fights.
His most recent fight was a non-title bout against British boxer John Ryder on February 12, 2022. Jacobs lost the fight via 12 round split-decision. It's been 9 months and 23 days since this fight.
Daniel Jacobs fought for world titles in five fights and won two of them. In total, he has won two belts at middleweight (WBA, IBF).
|Oct 27, 2018||Sergiy Derevyanchenko||MD||IBF (vacant)|
|Aug 9, 2014||Jarrod Fletcher||MD||WBA (Regular) (vacant)|
Jacobs has knocked out 30 of his 41 opponents so far. His KO ratio currently stands at 73.2%. Of his total 37 wins, 30 of them have been via KO (81.1%).
Daniel Jacobs has had a total of four losses in 41 fights — three of them in title bouts and one in a non-title bout. He suffered his first loss against Dmitry Pirog via 5th round KO in his 21st fight — his 20 fight win streak came to an end with this loss. He has been stopped once and lost three times via decision.