Arturo Hernandez Harrison or “Dusty”, is an undefeated professional boxer. The Puerto Rican-American boxer currently fights in the middleweight division and was the former WBC Continental Americas and USBA welterweight champion. He stands 6 feet and comes with a 74-inch reach.
Boxing had been the world of Harrison. He was exposed to the sport before turning 1 year old. He started competing in amateur matches at the tender age of 8 and earned a superb record of 167-30. Among the awards that he earned during his amateur boxing career include the three-time National Junior Golden Gloves, National Silver Gloves Championships in 2010, and the Ringside World Championships as well as the 2008 Outstanding Boxer Award.
Harrison was only 17 years of age when he made history and became the youngest professional boxer in the United States. This was after forgoing his impressive amateur record that came with several national championships. His debut match happened in June of 2011 with Alphonso Alexander who was twice his age. He won this fight by unanimous decision. He also won his second fight over another veteran boxer, Trenton Titsworth as well as his third over Terrell Davis. This fight with Davis earned him a name in the boxing world when he defeated him via technical knockout in the first round. Due to his excellent first-year performance, he was named Rookie of the Year by Boxing Along the Beltway.
In addition, Harrison also won all his 16 fights that happened in 2012 and 2013 as well as the 5 fights in 2014. Many of these fights have been won by knockout and some happened in the first round. It was in 2015 when he earned his first title. This was when he fought with Tommy Rainone and won the WBC Continental Americas Welterweight title. After that, he continued to win all his fights except the one with Mike Dallas Jr. on May 13, 2016, which resulted in a draw. By September 2016, he got his USBA Welterweight title after defeating Thomas LaManna by a unanimous decision.
Professional Boxing Record:
- Total Fights: 35
- Total Wins: 34
- Wins by Knockout: 20
- Wins by Decision: 14
- Losses: 0
- Draws: 1