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Encyclopedia > Andre Dirrell
Olympic medal record
Men's Boxing
Bronze 2004 Athens Middleweight

Andre Dirrell (born September 7, 1982 in Flint, Michigan) is an American boxer, who won the Middleweight Bronze medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics. Professional boxing bout featuring Ricardo Domínguez (left) versus Rafael Ortíz Boxing, also called pugilism, Western Boxing, prizefighting (when referring to professional boxing) or the sweet science (a common nickname among fans), is a sport in which two participants of similar weight fight each other with their fists in... The 2004 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad, were held in Athens, Greece, over a period of 17 days from August 13 to August 29, 2004. ... Boxing at the Kenyan boxer David Munyasia had tested positive for cathine and has been excluded from the event. ... September 7 is the 250th day of the year (251st in leap years). ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Flint, Michigan is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan, located along the Flint River, 66 miles (106 km) northwest of Detroit. ... Professional boxing bout featuring Ricardo Domínguez (left) versus Rafael Ortíz Boxing, also called pugilism, Western Boxing, prizefighting (when referring to professional boxing) or the sweet science (a common nickname among fans), is a sport in which two participants of similar weight fight each other with their fists in... These are the Olympic medalists in boxing. ... The 2004 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad, were held in Athens, Greece, over a period of 17 days from August 13 to August 29, 2004. ...


Dirrell began his professional career in 2005 and is currently undefeated based on fights against limited competitors. He, and his brother Anthony Dirrell, are featured regularly on ESPN fight cards. ESPN (formerly an initialism for the Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) is an American cable television network dedicated to broadcasting sports-related programming 24 hours a day. ...


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Andre “The Matrix" Dirrell just like the movies from which his nickname derived, may be hard to understand in the ring sometimes because of his speed and complexity.
Andre and his twin brother Anthony (also an unbeaten pro) excelled in the amateur ranks, with Andre compiling over 200 wins with only a handful of losses.
Andre would fall via a close decision in the semifinals to Kazakhstan’s Gennadiy Golovkin, but still proudly returned home with the Bronze medal, one of only two members of the US boxing team to earn medals in Athens.
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