17 years and 2 months into his professional boxing career, Devon Alexander has fought 35 times with 27 wins, 7 losses, and 1 draw. As of February 2023, Alexander's boxing record stands at 27-7-1 (14 KO wins, 1 KO loss).
Devon Alexander (The Great) is an American professional boxer. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S. on February 10, 1987. Alexander made his professional boxing debut at the age of 17 on May 20, 2004. He is a 2-weight-class world champion. Alexander is 35 years old, he will turn 36 in 6 days.
|Total Title Wins||3|
|Title-Fight KO Wins||3|
|Losses via KO||1|
|35||Aug 7, 2021||34||Lucas Santamaria||Loss||UD|
|34||Jun 1, 2019||32||Ivan Redkach||Loss||TKO6|
|33||Aug 4, 2018||31||Andre Berto||Loss||SD|
|32||Feb 17, 2018||31||Victor Ortiz||Draw||MD|
|31||Nov 21, 2017||30||Walter Castillo||Win||UD|
|30||Oct 14, 2015||28||Aaron Martinez||Loss||UD|
|29||Dec 13, 2014||27||Amir Khan||Loss||UD|
|28||Jun 21, 2014||27||Jesús Soto Karass||Win||UD|
|27||Dec 7, 2013||26||Shawn Porter||Loss||UD|
|26||May 18, 2013||26||Lee Purdy||Win||RTD7|
|25||Oct 20, 2012||25||Randall Bailey||Win||UD|
|24||Feb 25, 2012||25||Marcos Maidana||Win||UD|
|23||Jun 25, 2011||24||Lucas Matthysse||Win||SD|
|22||Jan 29, 2011||23||Timothy Bradley||Loss||TD|
|21||Aug 7, 2010||23||Andreas Kotelnik||Win||UD|
|20||Mar 6, 2010||23||Juan Urango||Win||TKO8|
|19||Aug 1, 2009||22||Junior Witter||Win||RTD8|
|18||Apr 24, 2009||22||Jesús Rodríguez||Win||KO9|
|17||Dec 11, 2008||21||Christopher Fernandez||Win||RTD3|
|16||Nov 7, 2008||21||Sun-Haeng Lee||Win||TKO4|
|15||Mar 27, 2008||21||Miguel Callist||Win||UD|
|14||Jan 19, 2008||20||DeMarcus Corley||Win||UD|
|13||Oct 13, 2007||20||Cory Peterson||Win||TKO1|
|12||Jul 7, 2007||20||Marcus Luck||Win||KO3|
|11||Mar 3, 2007||20||Scott Ball||Win||KO7|
|10||Jan 6, 2007||19||Maximino Cuevas||Win||TKO4|
|9||Jul 8, 2006||19||Tyler Ziolkowski||Win||TKO1|
|8||Mar 9, 2006||19||Seth Hebenstreit||Win||UD|
|7||Oct 21, 2005||18||Kelly Wright||Win||UD|
|6||Sep 30, 2005||18||Christian Nash||Win||TKO2|
|5||Jun 2, 2005||18||John Rudolph||Win||TKO3|
|4||May 21, 2005||18||Felix Lora||Win||UD|
|3||Feb 5, 2005||17||Donovan Castaneda||Win||UD|
|2||Jun 3, 2004||17||Karl Hunter||Win||UD|
|1||May 20, 2004||17||Vincent Torres||Win||TKO1|
Devon Alexander made his debut against Vincent Torres at the age of 17 on May 20, 2004, defeating Torres via 1st round TKO. He went on to win 20 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 12 wins via stoppage.
Alexander had his first world title fight at the age of 22 on August 1, 2009 after 18 professional fights, against Junior Witter for the super-lightweight WBC (vacant) title. He defeated Witter via 8th round RTD to become the super-lightweight champion of the world.
He is a one-time unified super-lightweight world champion, and has won three world titles at 2 weight classes. For all the details about Alexander's world title wins and defenses refer to "Devon Alexander World Titles".
Some of Alexander's best fights and notable victories include wins over Juan Urango, Randall Bailey, Andreas Kotelnik, Junior Witter, Marcos Maidana, and Lucas Matthysse.
Devon Alexander has had a total of seven losses in his professional boxing career so far — two of them in title bouts and five in non-title bouts. He suffered his first loss against Timothy Bradley via 10 round technical-decision on January 29, 2011, which ended his 21-fight win streak. He has been stopped once and lost six times via decision. For more details about these defeats, refer to "All of Devon Alexander's losses".
His most recent fight was a non-title bout against Lucas Santamaria on August 7, 2021. Alexander lost the fight via 10 round unanimous decision. It's been 1 year, 5 months, and 28 days since this fight.
Alexander's professional boxing record is currently at 27-7-1, which includes 14 knockout wins and 1 loss via knockout, and 3 title wins. He is on a three-fight losing streak.
Devon Alexander has fought a total of 35 times till today. These four fights are the highlight of his career.
A 22-year old Devon Alexander (18-0, 11 KO) had his first world title fight against Junior Witter for the vacant WBC super-lightweight belt. Witter was 35 years old with a record of 37-2-2. Witter was on a one-fight win streak with 22 KO wins. Alexander was the taller of the two by 4 cms and also had a 5 cm reach advantage.
Alexander defeated Witter via 8th round RTD to win the vacant WBC super-lightweight title.
A 23-year old Devon Alexander (19-0, 12 KO) faced Juan Urango, who was 29 years old with a record of 22-2-1 in a super-lightweight unification fight. Urango was on a one-fight win streak with 17 KO wins. Alexander was the taller of the two by 4 cms but Urango had a 5 cm reach advantage over Alexander.
Alexander defeated Urango via 8th round TKO to win the IBF super-lightweight title and retain the WBC super-lightweight title.
A 23-year old Devon Alexander (20-0, 13 KO) faced Andreas Kotelnik, who was 32 years old with a record of 31-3-1 in a super-lightweight title defense fight. Kotelnik was on a one-fight losing streak. Alexander was the taller of the two by 3 cms but Kotelnik had a 3 cm reach advantage over Alexander.
Alexander defeated Kotelnik via 12 round unanimous decision to retain the WBC and IBF super-lightweight titles.
A 25-year old Devon Alexander (23-1, 13 KO) faced Randall Bailey, who was 38 years old with a record of 43-7. Bailey was on a four-fight win streak with 37 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 1 cm and also had a 3 cm reach advantage over Alexander.
Alexander defeated Bailey via 12 round unanimous decision to win the IBF welterweight title.
Some of Alexander's best wins so far are against Juan Urango, Randall Bailey, Andreas Kotelnik, Junior Witter, Marcos Maidana, and Lucas Matthysse.
Alexander has knocked out 14 of his 35 opponents so far. His KO ratio currently stands at 40%. Of his total 27 wins, 14 of them have been via KO (51.9%).
Alexander has 7 losses. Lucas Santamaria, Ivan Redkach, Andre Berto, Aaron Martinez, and Amir Khan are some of the boxers who have beaten Alexander.