David Benavidez
David Benavidez

David Benavidez

“El Bandera Roja / Red Flag”

RECORD

17 - 0 - 0

KOs

16

Weight 168 lbs (76.36 kg)

Age 20

Home Phoenix, Arizona,

Complete Stats

One of boxing's most exciting young prospects, David Benavidez made his pro debut at age 16 and is rapidly ascending in the 168-pound ranks. Read Bio

Last Fight

David Benavidez and Sherali Mamajonov

win vs Sherali Mamajonov

Jan 28, 2017 / MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas

Benavidez ran his knockout streak to nine in a row with a second-round stoppage.

Latest News

Latest
Lee Selby and Fernando Montiel
Jan 9, 2017 / Lee Selby, David Benavidez

Selby to put 126-pound title on the line against Barros on January 28

Turns out Carl Frampton won’t be the only world champion from the United Kingdom defending a 126-pound world title later this month in Las Vegas.

David Benavidez and Denis DouglinPBC Boxing Video
Aug 6, 2016 / Benavidez vs Douglin, David Benavidez, Denis Douglin, Alejandro Luna

Benavidez goes deep before scoring TKO against Douglin

David Benavidez gained some invaluable experience against a tough opponent Friday night. The teenager also picked up another knockout, too.

David Benavidez and Denis Douglin
Aug 4, 2016 / Benavidez vs Douglin, David Benavidez, Denis Douglin

Benavidez ready to showcase his skills in 168-pound battle against Douglin

David Benavidez’s nickname—“El Bandera Roja,” or “The Red Flag”—is an homage to the red cape bullfighters use to lure their beasts. It’s an appropriate moniker, because Benavidez is on a bullish assault to take over the 168-pound division.

Fights

Fights

Win vs Sherali Mamajonov 14-1-0

Jan 28, 2017 MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

David Benavidez WINS against Sherali Mamajonov by TKO in Round 2 of 8

Win vs Denis Douglin

Aug 05, 2016 2300 Arena, Philadelphia

David Benavidez WINS against Denis Douglin by TKO in Round 10 of 10

Win vs Francy Ntetu 16-0-0

Jun 25, 2016 Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA

David Benavidez WINS against Francy Ntetu by TKO in Round 7 of 8

Win vs Phillip Jackson Benson 16-2-0

Apr 30, 2016 StubHub Center, Carson, California, USA

David Benavidez WINS against Phillip Jackson Benson by KO in Round 2 of 8

Win vs Kevin Cobbs 10-1-0

Jan 19, 2016 Club Nokia, Los Angeles, California, USA

David Benavidez WINS against Kevin Cobbs by KO in Round 2 of 8

Win vs Felipe Romero 19-9-1

Nov 14, 2015 Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

David Benavidez WINS against Felipe Romero by TKO in Round 1 of 8

Win vs Alberto Gutierrez 0-11-0

Sep 05, 2015 CUM Aguaprieta, Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico

David Benavidez WINS against Alberto Gutierrez by TKO in Round 1 of 6

Win vs Ricardo Campillo 9-7-1

May 15, 2015 US Airway Centre, Phoenix, Arizona, USA

David Benavidez WINS against Ricardo Campillo by TKO in Round 2 of 6

Win vs Rollin Williams 23-20-2

Apr 25, 2015 Celebrity Theater, Phoenix, Arizona, USA

David Benavidez WINS against Rollin Williams by TKO in Round 1 of 8

Win vs Azamat Umarzoda 1-6-2

Dec 20, 2014 Celebrity Theater, Phoenix, Arizona, USA

David Benavidez WINS against Azamat Umarzoda by UD in Round 6 of 6

Win vs Juan Hernandez Luis 0-0-0

Oct 11, 2014 Gimnacio Municipal de Box, Nogales, Sonora, Mexico

David Benavidez WINS against Juan Hernandez Luis by TKO in Round 1 of 4

Win vs Jairo Dolores 0-0-0

Aug 23, 2014 Campos Deportivos de la Casa Social Cerveceria Tecate, Tecate, Baja California, Mexico

David Benavidez WINS against Jairo Dolores by TKO in Round 1 of 4

Win vs Erick Revueltas 0-1-0

May 24, 2014 Auditorio Municipal, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico

David Benavidez WINS against Erick Revueltas by KO in Round 4 of 4

Win vs Arturo Martinez 0-0-0

Apr 11, 2014 Hipódromo Caliente, Arena Tecate, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico

David Benavidez WINS against Arturo Martinez by TKO in Round 1 of 4

Win vs Omar Aizpuro 1-1-0

Jan 31, 2014 Caliente Racetrack, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico

David Benavidez WINS against Omar Aizpuro by TKO in Round 1 of 4

Win vs Edgar Galvan 0-5-0

Dec 04, 2013 Salon Las Pulgas, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico

David Benavidez WINS against Edgar Galvan by KO in Round 1 of 4

Win vs Erasmo Mendoza 0-0-0

Aug 17, 2013 El Chamizal, Puerto Penasco, Sonora, Mexico

David Benavidez WINS against Erasmo Mendoza by KO in Round 1 of 4

Stats

David Benavidez “El Bandera Roja / Red Flag”

  • WINS 17
  • LOSSES 0
  • DRAWS 0
  • KOs 16

Weight 168 lbs (76.36 kg)

Height 6'2" (1.88 m)

Reach 74½" (189 cm)

  • Born

    December 17, 1996
  • Age

    20
  • Country

    USA
  • Born in

    Phoenix, AZ
  • Trains in

    Phoenix, AZ
  • Stance

    Orthodox
  • Rounds Boxed

    44
  • KO Percentage

    94%
  • Boxing Hero

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Bio

Bio