Danny Jacobs is a professional boxer from New York in the United States. In 2018, he won the IBF World Middleweight title. He also held the WBA World Middleweight title.

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Daniel Jacobs was born on February 3, 1987, in Brooklyn, New York City in the United States of America. His mother raised him in Brownsville in Brooklyn, New York. When he was an amateur boxer, he partook in 137 fights only losing 7.

Height / weight 1.82 m / 72 kg
Born 3 Feb 1987
Nationality United States United States
Playing Style Orthodox
Nickname Miracle Man

Nicknamed ‘Miracle Man’, he stands 182 cm tall and his reach is 185 cm. Jacobs has an orthodox stance and he fights in the Super Middleweight division.


He turned pro in 2008. His first fight was against Hector Lopez and was held at the Cicero Stadium. As of December 2022, Jacobs has been in 41 professional fights, winning 37.

In August 2009, he won his first title, the WBO NABO Middleweight title. In May 2010, he picked up the North American Boxing Federation Middleweight title after he beat Juan Astorga. In 2010, he lost to Dmitry Pirog.

He won his next title in 2013. This was the WBC Continental Americas Middleweight title after beating Giovanni Lorenzo. In 2014, he won the WBA World Middleweight title, winning against Jarrod Fletcher. He defended this title four times in 2015 and 2016.

In March 2017, he lost the title after he lost to Gennadiy Golovkin. His next title bout came in October 2018. He won the vacant IBF World Middleweight title after he beat Sergiy Derevyanchenko. In 2019, he lost to Saul Alvarez.

In 2019, he had two fights and in 2020, he won one fight. In February 2022, he lost that year’s only fight to John Ryder.

Career Record

Total Fights - 41

  • Wins - 37
  • Wins by KO - 30
  • Losses - 4

Medal Record

  • 2005 - Golden Gloves Little Rock,Middleweight, Gold
  • 2004 - Golden Gloves Kansas City,Welterweight, Gold
  • 2006 - US National ChampionshipsColorado Springs, Middleweight, Gold

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