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Devon Alexander Record

Total Fights35
Title Wins3
Title Defenses3
Title-Fight KOs3
KO Wins14
KO Losses1
Devon Alexander Record & Stats
Devon Alexander's Record
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      What is Devon Alexander's boxing record?

      In a professional boxing career spanning 17 years and two months, Devon Alexander fought 35 times with 27 wins, 7 losses, and 1 draw.

      Alexander retired from professional boxing with a record of 27-7-1, which included three world-title wins and three successful title defense fights at two weight classes — super-lightweight and welterweight. He had a 40% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 14 of his total 35 fights being knockout wins, three of which were in title fights. The only knockout loss in Alexander's career was a 6th round TKO loss to Ivan Redkach, which was not a world title fight.

      His last fight was a 10-round unanimous decision defeat to Lucas Santamaria on August 7, 2021.

      Some of Alexander's best fights and notable victories include wins over Juan Urango, Randall Bailey, Marcos Maidana, Junior Witter, Andreas Kotelnik, and Lucas Matthysse.

      35Aug 7, 202134Lucas SantamariaLossUD
      34Jun 1, 201932Ivan RedkachLossTKO6
      33Aug 4, 201831Andre BertoLossSD
      32Feb 17, 201831Victor OrtizDrawMD
      31Nov 21, 201730Walter CastilloWinUD
      30Oct 14, 201528Aaron MartinezLossUD
      29Dec 13, 201427Amir KhanLossUD
      28Jun 21, 201427Jesús Soto KarassWinUD
      27Dec 7, 201326Shawn PorterLoss *UD
      26May 18, 201326Lee PurdyWin *RTD7
      25Oct 20, 201225Randall BaileyWin *UD
      24Feb 25, 201225Marcos MaidanaWinUD
      23Jun 25, 201124Lucas MatthysseWinSD
      22Jan 29, 201123Timothy BradleyLoss *TD
      21Aug 7, 201023Andreas KotelnikWin *UD
      20Mar 6, 201023Juan UrangoWin *TKO8
      19Aug 1, 200922Junior WitterWin *RTD8
      18Apr 24, 200922Jesús RodríguezWinKO9
      17Dec 11, 200821Christopher FernandezWinRTD3
      16Nov 7, 200821Sun-Haeng LeeWinTKO4
      15Mar 27, 200821Miguel CallistWinUD
      14Jan 19, 200820DeMarcus CorleyWinUD
      13Oct 13, 200720Cory PetersonWinTKO1
      12Jul 7, 200720Marcus LuckWinKO3
      11Mar 3, 200720Scott BallWinKO7
      10Jan 6, 200719Maximino CuevasWinTKO4
      9Jul 8, 200619Tyler ZiolkowskiWinTKO1
      8Mar 9, 200619Seth HebenstreitWinUD
      7Oct 21, 200518Kelly WrightWinUD
      6Sep 30, 200518Christian NashWinTKO2
      5Jun 2, 200518John RudolphWinTKO3
      4May 21, 200518Felix LoraWinUD
      3Feb 5, 200517Donovan CastanedaWinUD
      2Jun 3, 200417Karl HunterWinUD
      1May 20, 200417Vincent TorresWinTKO1

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Devon Alexander (The Great) is a 37-year old retired American professional boxer. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S. on February 10, 1987. He is a former two-weight-class world champion. His professional boxing career spanned more than 17 years — from 2004 to 2021.

      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.

      He 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.

      Devon Alexander was 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 the "Championships" section below.

      Alexander had a total of seven losses in his professional boxing career.

      His last professional 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, 8 months, and 16 days since this fight.


      Alexander had a total of seven world-title fights, which includes winning three world titles and three successful title defenses. He won five of these fights and lost two.

      Title Wins

      Devon Alexander fought for world titles in four fights and won three of these fights, two of these victories coming via way of stoppage. In total, he won three belts across two weight classes.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Oct 20, 2012Randall BaileyWelterweightIBFUD
      Mar 6, 2010^Juan UrangoSuper-lightweightIBFTKO
      Aug 1, 2009Junior WitterSuper-lightweightWBC*RTD
      ^ Became unified world champion
      * Vacant title

      Title Defenses

      Devon Alexander had five world-title defense fights across two weight classes — super-lightweight (x3) and welterweight (x2). He won three of them and lost two times.

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

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles DefendedMethod
      May 18, 2013Lee PurdyWelterweightIBFRTD
      Aug 7, 2010Andreas KotelnikSuper-lightweightWBC, IBFUD
      Mar 6, 2010^Juan UrangoSuper-lightweightWBCTKO
      ^ Became unified world champion

      Title Losses

      Devon Alexander lost two world-title defense fights, and lost a total of two titles in these fights.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      Dec 7, 2013Shawn PorterWelterweightIBFUD
      Jan 29, 2011Timothy BradleySuper-lightweightWBCTD


      Alexander fought a total of 35 times during his professional career, which includes 7 world-title fights at two weight divisions. These six 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.

      • June 25, 2011: Devon Alexander beats Lucas Matthysse via 10th round split decision.

      • February 25, 2012: Devon Alexander beats Marcos Maidana via 10th round unanimous decision.

      • October 20, 2012: Alexander wins the IBF welterweight title from Randall Bailey, by beating Bailey via 12 round unanimous decision.


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