“Demetrius Andrade, nicknamed "Boo Boo", got an early start in boxing. He was introduced to the sport at the age of six by his father Paul ...” About.com
"Demetrius Andrade had one of the most successful amateur boxing careers in Rhode Island history. Not only did the Providence native and 2008 Olympian earn the No. 1 ranking in the country in the 152-pound division for three consecutive years (2005-2008), capture two national titles, and two Golden Gloves championships, but he also won a world title in 2007.
His dreams of winning a gold medal at the Summer Olympics for Team USA were crushed when he lost a controversial, 11-9, quarterfinal bout to South Korea’s Kim Jung-Joo last summer, but he is well on his way to fulfilling his next dream—becoming a professional world champion." ProJo
“I beat everyone they put in front of me decisively.” Andrade