A middleweight boxer, “Irish” Andy Lee was born in Bow, London, England, in 1984. At the age of 14, he moved to his parents’ home country of Ireland, where he became part of St. Francis Amateur Boxing Club in Limerick City. After winning numerous amateur competitions, Lee received significant attention by earning a silver medal at the 2002 World Junior Championship. Subsequently, he garnered a bronze medal at the European Senior Championship and represented Ireland during the 2004 Olympic Games.
In 2006, “Irish” Andy Lee entered professional boxing and won his first match against Anthony Cannon at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. Standing at 6’2”, Lee boasts a record of 28-2-0. On June 16, 2012, he competed for the World Boxing Council middleweight title.
About the Author:
A philanthropist who contributes to the Walter & Connie Payton Foundation, the Jesse White Tumbling Team, and other charities, Perry Mandera serves as the founder of the shipping firm The Custom Companies, Inc. Additionally, Mandera enjoys boxing, and he assists in managing “Irish” Andy Lee.