Anthony Dirrell vs Marcos Hernandez: Stats, Purse, Personal and Social Life Comparison

Published 11/06/2021, 7:59 AM EDT

In a historic night of super middleweight action, former champion Anthony Dirrell will face Marcos Hernandez in a 10-rounds contest before Canelo Alvarez and Caleb Plant lock horns in the main event. Seeing his lost WBC title go up for the grabs in the headliner, Dirrell’s road to resurrection will bring him against a tough opponent.


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‘The Dog’ Dirrell hasn’t won a fight since 2019 and is currently 0-1-1 in his last two appearances against David Benavidez and Kyrone Davis. Before that, he was on a stellar six-fight win streak. The upcoming fight, thus, will carry sheer importance for Anthony Dirrell.


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Meanwhile, Marcos Hernandez returned to the win-track from a 0-2-1 run with his win against Jose Armando Resendiz in September.

The Dirrell vs Hernandez 168 lbs matchup can influence the super middleweight division directly. Here’s a comparison of their statistics.


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Anthony Dirrell vs Marcos Hernandez: Age, Height, Weight

37-year-old Dirrell is 9 years older than his rival Marcos ‘Madman’ Hernandez. He is 6’2” and will relish a 2” height advantage over 6’0” tall Hernandez.

This physical advantage will also be relevant in both the men’s reach. Dirrell has a 74 ½ “ reach in response to Hernandez’s 72”. So, the former champion can put all of it to use and display his supremacy in style.

As for the weight, the bout will happen in the super middleweight division. Thus, they will be allowed to carry themselves at a limit of 168 lbs. Under the physical parameters, the fight looks alluring and can offer chills across the combat family.

Records and Knockouts

2x world champion Anthony Dirrell has lost only twice in his pro-career against Badou Jack and David Benavidez. He currently holds a record of 33-2-2 in which he has earned 24 wins via KO and has only lost once via stoppage. Per Box Rec, the orthodox pugilist is a four-star rated performer. And is still one of the interesting names at 168.

His opponent Marcos Hernandez is 15-4-2 and has earned only 3 wins via stoppage. Moreover, he has never been in a world title fight and is far from the top-tier slot. In a matchup against Anthony Dirrell, Marcos Hernandez is an underdog. Thus, he has nothing to lose.

Anthony Dirrell vs Marcos Hernandez: Net worth and wealth

Dirrell has been a professional puncher for over sixteen years. It means he began his career somewhere around the same time as Canelo Alvarez.

Reports claim Anthony Dirrell has a net worth of $20 million. Most of it has come from his salary and winning, with the rest coming in from sponsorships.

There is no credible information available regarding Hernandez’s net worth. He hasn’t been in big fights. Hence, he doesn’t seem likely to have made millions. All of that can change with his next fight.


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Social Media digits and Nationality

‘The Dog’ has quite a commendable following on social media. With 219K followers on Instagram 17.8k followers on Twitter, Dirrell is a common name to the traditional boxing fans. The American fighter also has his own website which is powered by AudienceTools.IO

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Marcos Hernandez has yet to make it big on a global scale. He has just 2.147 followers on Instagram, which can rise pretty quickly if he beats Anthony Dirrell in the undercard of Canelo Alvarez vs Caleb Plant.

Who do you think wins this one? Dirrell or Hernandez?

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. Combining his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports, he has earned a combined 3000 plus bylines over the last two years.