|Duke wins the the world bantamweight title against Gaby Canizales|
Other names to have won titles in at least three weight divisions includes great names like Roberto Duran, Wilfred Benitez, Henry Armstrong, Alexo Arguello, Sugar Ray Leonard, Thomas Hearns, Jeff Fenech, Julio Cesar Chavez, Oscar De La Hoya, Floyd Mayweather Jr, Shane Mosley, Marco Antonio Barrera, so Duke is in great company in world boxing terms and he can be very proud to feature in such an elite group.
Duke put on a great performance and won every round to capture the WBO Bantamweight World title. He made two successful defences of his new World title before losing it against Rafael Del Valle who was unbeaten at the time.
He had one more fight, a rematch with Peter Buckley which he won in the third round before stepping in to face WBO World Super-Bantamweight Champion Jesse Benavides.
Fights 46 – Won 39 – By KO 20 – Lost 7
Since his retirement from the ring in 1998 – Duke has remained in boxing as one of the most respected and knowledgable commentators and analysists on tv and has worked for BBC, ITV and SkySports.
As well as his pundit exploits, Duke runs his own fitness centre in London. Here is Duke training one of his students in the video below, courtesy of Dukes website www.dukemckenzie.co.uk visit his website for more information and booking training sessions with the Duke.