Devon Alexander (The Great) is a 36-year old 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 two-weight-class world champion.
17 years and two months into his professional boxing career, Devon Alexander has fought 35 times with 27 wins, 7 losses, and 1 draw. As of October 2023, Alexander's boxing record stands at 27-7-1 (14 KO wins, 1 KO loss).
Following is a tabular list of Alexander's fights. For a list with more details — like opponent record, opponent stats, including videos, and his next fight — refer to "All of Devon Alexander's fights".
|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|
* World-title fight
Alexander is a two-weight-division world champion. He has held three world titles, one of which was a vacant title win, and the rest two were lineal championship wins.
|Weight Division||World Titles Held|
Devon Alexander is 174 cm tall (5' 8.50") with a reach of 175 cm (5' 8.90"). He fights out of the southpaw stance and presents an ape-index of 1 cm (0.39").
Alexander has a 40% KO rate. Of his total 14 KO wins, nine were in the early rounds, four in the mid rounds, and one in the later rounds. He has three first-round KO wins.
Devon Alexander made his professional boxing 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 two weight classes. For all the details about Alexander's world title wins and defenses refer to "Devon Alexander World Titles".
Alexander has had a total of seven losses in his professional boxing career so far.
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 2 years, 1 month, and 26 days since this fight.
Alexander has fought a total of 35 times till today, which includes 7 world-title fights at two weight divisions — welterweight and super-lightweight. These four fights are the highlight of his career.
August 1, 2009: Alexander wins his first world title by defeating Junior Witter via 8th round RTD. He is now the WBC super-lightweight world champion.
March 6, 2010: Alexander becomes a unified super-lightweight world champion by beating Juan Urango via 8th round TKO. He now holds the WBC and IBF super-lightweight world-champion belts.
August 7, 2010: Alexander successfully defends the WBC and IBF super-lightweight titles against Andreas Kotelnik, winning the fight via 12 round unanimous decision.
October 20, 2012: Alexander wins the IBF welterweight title from Randall Bailey, by beating Bailey via 12 round unanimous decision.
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%).
If you are interested in Alexander's boxing career, you should definitely check out the following fights.