Nicknamed The Matrix, he earned the middleweight bronze medal on the 2004 Summer months Olympics. He was a standout amateur who gained the National Beginner Tournament in Middleweight. His is normally a southpaw who’s also a “change hitter”. His youthful sibling Anthony Dirrell also gained the National Beginner Championshiop in 2004 and 2005. He and Evander Holyfield both gained bronze medals on the Olympic games.