Dennis Andries

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Dennis Andries
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Real nameDennis Andries
Nickname(s)The Hackney Rock
Weight(s) Light heavyweight
NationalityBritish
Born (1953-11-05) 5 November 1953 (age 67)
Georgetown, Guyana
StanceOrthodox
Boxing record
Total fights65
Wins49
Wins by KO30
Losses14
Draws2
No contests0

Dennis Andries MBE (born 5 November 1953) is a British former professional boxer who fought at light heavyweight.

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Andries turned pro in 1978 and won the WBC Light Heavyweight Title in 1986 in a decision over American JB Williamson. He defended the title once against fellow Briton Tony Sibson before losing the belt in 1987 to Thomas Hearns. In 1989 he re-captured the Vacant WBC Light Heavyweight Title with a win over American Tony Willis, but lost the title in his first defence to Jeff Harding. In 1990 he won a rematch with Harding via 7th-round KO, recapturing the title. He made two further defences before in 1991 losing the title again to Harding, via majority decision, capping their trilogy. Dennis Andries, lost a WBA Cruiserweight final eliminator via 7th-round KO to David Pearce in 1982, although the BBBoC did not sanction the Cruiserweight division in the UK. Dennis Andries retired in 1996. Andries was appointed the MBE in the 1991 Birthday Honours.

Professional boxing record

49 Wins (30 knockouts, 19 decisions), 14 Losses (4 knockouts, 10 decisions), 2 Draws [1]
ResultRecordOpponentTypeRoundDateLocationNotes
Loss51–13–2 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Johnny Nelson TKO714 December 1996 Flag of Yorkshire.svg Sheffield, Yorkshire, United Kingdom BBBofC British Cruiserweight Title
Loss51–12–2 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Terry Dunstan PTS1213 February 1996 Flag of England.svg Bethnal Green, London, United Kingdom BBBofC British Cruiserweight Title
Win51–11–2 Flag of the United States.svg Artis PendergrassPTS828 October 1995 Flag of England.svg Bristol, Avon, United Kingdom
Loss50–11–2 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Terry Dunstan PTS1213 May 1995 Flag of Scotland.svg Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom BBBofC British Cruiserweight Title
Win50–10–2 Flag of the United States.svg Mike PeakPTS104 March 1995 Flag of Scotland.svg Livingston, Scotland, United Kingdom
Win49–10–2 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Denzil BrowneTKO1121 January 1995 Flag of Scotland.svg Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom BBBofC British Cruiserweight Title
Win48–10–2 Flag of the United States.svg Sylvester WhiteTKO51 October 1994 Flag of France.svg Carpentras, Vaucluse, France
Loss47–10–2 Flag of Poland.svg Przemyslaw Saleta UD1223 March 1994 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom WBC International Cruiserweight Title
Win47–9–2 Flag of the United States.svg Mike PeakPTS1026 February 1994 Flag of England.svg Kensington, London, United Kingdom
Win46–9–2 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Crawford Ashley TKO429 January 1994 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Win45–9–2 Flag of the United States.svg Willie JakeTKO631 March 1993 Flag of England.svg Barking, London, United Kingdom
Win44–9–2 Flag of the United States.svg David SewellPTS1027 February 1993 Flag of Essex.svg Dagenham, Essex, United Kingdom
Loss43–9–2 Flag of France.svg Akim Tafer MD1227 February 1992 Flag of France.svg Beausoleil, Alpes-Maritimes, France EBU Cruiserweight Title
Win43–8–2 Flag of the United States.svg Paul MadisonTKO911 December 1991 Flag of Minnesota.svg Duluth, Minnesota, United States
Win42–8–2 Flag of Barbados.svg Edward NeblettKO415 November 1991 Flag of Florida.svg Tampa, Florida, United States
Loss41–8–2 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Jeff Harding MD1211 September 1991 Flag of England.svg Hammersmith, London, United KingdomLost WBC light heavyweight title
Win41–7–2 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Guy WatersUD1219 January 1991 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Adelaide, South Australia, AustraliaRetained WBC light heavyweight title
Win40–7–2 Flag of Argentina.svg Sergio Daniel MeraniTKO410 October 1990 Flag of England.svg Kensington, London, United KingdomRetained WBC light heavyweight title
Win39–7–2 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Jeff Harding KO728 July 1990 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Melbourne, AustraliaWon WBC light heavyweight title
Win38–7–2 Flag of Brazil.svg Clarismundo Aparecido SilvaTKO720 January 1990 Flag of Michigan.svg Auburn Hills, Michigan, United States
Win37–7–2 Flag of the United States.svg Art Jimmerson UD1026 October 1989 Flag of New Jersey.svg Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Loss36–7–2 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Jeff Harding TKO1224 June 1989 Flag of New Jersey.svg Atlantic City, New Jersey, United StatesLost WBC light heavyweight title
Win35–7–2 Flag of the United States.svg Tony WillisTKO521 February 1989 Flag of Arizona.svg Tucson, Arizona, United StatesWon vacant WBC light heavyweight title
Win34–7–2 Flag of the United States.svg Paul MadisonTKO417 October 1988 Flag of Arizona.svg Tucson, Arizona, United States
Win32–7–2 Flag of the United States.svg Tony HarrisonTKO810 September 1988 Flag of Michigan.svg Auburn Hills, Michigan, United States
Win31–7–2 Flag of the United States.svg Bobby Czyz MD1022 May 1988 Flag of New Jersey.svg Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win30–7–2 Flag of the United States.svg Jamie HowePTS1020 February 1988 Flag of Michigan.svg Detroit, Michigan, United States
Win29–7–2 Flag of the United States.svg Robert FolleyPTS106 October 1987 Flag of Arizona.svg Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Loss28–7–2 Flag of the United States.svg Tommy Hearns TKO107 March 1987 Flag of Michigan.svg Detroit, Michigan, United StatesLost WBC light heavyweight title
Win28–6–2 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Tony Sibson TKO910 September 1986 Flag of England.svg Muswell Hill, London, United KingdomRetained WBC light heavyweight title
Win27–6–2 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg J. B. Williamson SD1230 April 1986 Flag of England.svg Edmonton, London, United KingdomWon WBC light heavyweight title
Win26–6–2 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Keith BristolTKO613 February 1986 Flag of England.svg Longford, London, United Kingdom
Draw25–6–2 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Alex Blanchard PTS1211 December 1985 Flag of England.svg Fulham, London, United Kingdom
Win25–6–1 Flag of the United States.svg Marcus DorseyKO36 June 1985 Flag of Louisiana.svg Lafayette, Louisiana, United States
Win24–6–1 Flag of the United States.svg Tim BroadyTKO525 May 1985 Flag of New Jersey.svg Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win23–6–1 Flag of the United States.svg Jeff MeachemTKO47 May 1985 Flag of Louisiana.svg Metairie, Louisiana, United States
Win22–6–1 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Jose SeysTKO323 March 1985 Flag of England.svg Strand, London, United KingdomReferee stopped the bout at 2:45 of the third round.
Win21–6–1 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Devon Bailey KO1210 October 1984 Flag of England.svg Shoreditch, London, United Kingdom BBBofC British Light Heavyweight Title
Win20–6–1 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Tom Elton CollinsPTS126 April 1984 FlagOfHertfordshire.PNG Watford, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom BBBofC British Light Heavyweight Title
Win19–6–1 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Tom Elton CollinsPTS1226 January 1984 Flag of England.svg Strand, London, United Kingdom BBBofC British Light Heavyweight Title
Win18–6–1 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Keith BristolKO422 September 1983 Flag of England.svg Strand, London, United Kingdom BBBofC Southern Area Light Heavyweight Title. British Title Eliminator
Win17–6–1 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Chris LawsonKO419 May 1983 Flag of England.svg Queensway, London, United Kingdom
Win16–6–1 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Karl CanwellKO428 February 1983 Flag of England.svg Strand, London, United Kingdom BBBofC Southern Area Light Heavyweight Title. British Title Eliminator
Win15–6–1 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Keith BristolPTS1013 August 1982 Flag of England.svg Strand, London, United Kingdom BBBofC Southern Area Light Heavyweight Title. British Title Eliminator
Loss14–6–1 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Tom Elton CollinsPTS1515 March 1982 Flag of England.svg Bloomsbury, London, United Kingdom BBBofC British Light Heavyweight Title
Win14–5–1 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Alex PenarskiPTS1023 November 1981 Derbyshire flag.svg Chesterfield, Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Loss13–5–1 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg David Pearce TKO712 October 1981 Flag of England.svg Bloomsbury, London, United Kingdom
Win13–4–1 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Liam ColemanTKO616 September 1981 Flag of England.svg Burslem, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Win12–4–1 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Shaun ChalcraftPTS1023 March 1981 Flag of England.svg Mayfair, London, United Kingdom BBBofC Southern Area Light Heavyweight Title
Win11–4–1 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Chris LawsonTKO818 June 1980 Flag of England.svg Burslem, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Loss10–4–1 Flag of Uganda.svg Mustafa WasajjaPTS817 April 1980 Flag of Denmark.svg Brøndby, Denmark
Loss10–3–1 Flag of Jamaica.svg Bunny Johnson PTS1527 February 1980 Flag of England.svg Burslem, Staffordshire, United Kingdom BBBofC British Light Heavyweight Title
Win10–2–1 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Johnny WaldronTKO1017 September 1979 Flag of England.svg Mayfair, London, United Kingdom BBBofC Southern Area Light Heavyweight Title
Win9–2–1 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Bonny McKenziePTS86 June 1979 Flag of England.svg Burslem, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Win8–2–1 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Francis HandsTKO85 April 1979 Flag of England.svg Liverpool, United Kingdom
Win7–2–1 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Tom Elton CollinsKO630 January 1979 Flag of Essex.svg Southend, Essex, United Kingdom
Loss6–2–1 Flag of Jamaica.svg Bunny Johnson PTS1022 January 1979 Flag of England.svg Wolverhampton, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Win6–1–1 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Tom Elton CollinsPTS84 December 1978 Flag of Essex.svg Southend, Essex, United Kingdom
Win5–1–1 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Glen McEwanTKO722 November 1978 Flag of England.svg Trentham, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Draw4–1–1 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Les McAteer PTS814 November 1978 Flag of England.svg Birkenhead, Merseyside, United Kingdom
Win4–1 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Neville EstebanPTS631 October 1978 Flag of Yorkshire.svg Barnsley, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Win3–1 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg "Welsh" Ken JonesPTS618 September 1978 Flag of England.svg Mayfair, London, United Kingdom
Loss2–1 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Bonny McKenziePTS820 June 1978 Flag of Essex.svg Southend, Essex, United Kingdom
Win2–0 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Mark CumberTKO11 June 1978 Flag of England.svg Heathrow, London, United Kingdom
Win1–0 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Ray PearceKO216 May 1978 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Newport, Wales, United Kingdom

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References

Preceded by
J. B. Williamson
WBC Light Heavyweight Champion
30 April 1986 – 7 March 1987
Succeeded by
Thomas Hearns
Preceded by
Sugar Ray Leonard
Vacated
WBC Light Heavyweight Champion
21 February 1989 – 24 June 1989
Succeeded by
Jeff Harding
Preceded by
Jeff Harding
WBC Light Heavyweight Champion
28 July 1990 – 11 September 1991
Succeeded by
Jeff Harding
Regional championships
Vacant
Title last held by
Mike Peak
WBC Light Heavyweight Champion
Continental Americas title

20 January 1990 – 28 July 1990
Won world title
Vacant
Title next held by
Leeonzer Barber
Vacant
Title last held by
Carl Thompson
British Cruiserweight Champion
21 January 1995 – 13 May 1995
Succeeded by
Terry Dunstan