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Demetrius Andrade beats Jack Culcay by split decision

Andrade is now a two-time titleholder.

Scott Christ is the managing editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2006.

Demetrius Andrade is your new WBA “world” junior middleweight champion, following a split decision win over Jack Culcay on Saturday in Germany.

Andrade (24-0, 16 KO) won on scores of 116-112, 116-112, and 114-115.

Andrade stated: “I did everything I needed to do. I came to Germany and took the title. Culcay fought like a champion but I was the better man,” Andrade said. “It feels great. I never lost my [WBO] belt in the ring, so it feels like 'and still, and the new, and still undefeated world champion.’”

Asked about what he wants to do next, the 29-year-old fighter said, “I just want to fight the best. Line them up, and I will knock all the champions down.”

There has in the recent past been interested from Showtime about making a fight with Erislandy Lara, who holds the WBA “super world” title at 154 pounds.

Culcay falls to 22-2 (11 KO) with the loss.

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