David Benavidez
David Benavidez

David Benavidez

“El Bandera Roja / Red Flag”

RECORD

19 - 0 - 0

KOs

17

Weight 168 lbs (76.36 kg)

Age 20

Home Phoenix, Arizona,

Complete Stats

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

Last Fight

win vs Ronald Gavril

Sep 08, 2017 / Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas

David Benavidez scores a split decision victory over Ronald Gavril to become the youngest 168-pound champion in boxing history.

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Hot List
Oct 24, 2017 / David Benavidez, Jermell Charlo, Mikey Garcia, Jarrett Hurd, Sergey Lipinets, Abner Mares, Leo Santa Cruz, Errol Spence Jr.

PBC Hot List: Charlo, Hurd, Mares and Santa Cruz jump up the charts behind red-hot performances

Here’s a list of some of PBC's top rising stars. Boxers on this list are on a hot streak, like a slugger in baseball on a hitting streak or a running back in football who keeps posting 100-yard rushing games. They’re not ranked in any particular order. We’ll leave that to you—the reader.

PBC Hot List
Sep 16, 2017 / Mario Barrios, David Benavidez, Jermell Charlo, Jermall Charlo, Gervonta Davis, Mikey Garcia, Jarrett Hurd, Adam Kownacki, Erickson Lubin, Errol Spence Jr.

The PBC Hot List

Here’s a list of some of PBC's top rising stars. Boxers on this list are on a hot streak, like a slugger in baseball on a hitting streak or a running back in football who keeps posting 100-yard rushing games. They’re not ranked in any particular order. We’ll leave that to you—the reader.

David Benavidez
Sep 12, 2017 / David Benavidez, Benavidez vs Gavril

Youth Will Be Served: David Benavidez Looks to Future As Youngest World Champion in Boxing

David Benavidez heard the bell ending Friday’s crowd-pleasing, Fight of the Year caliber 168-pound battle, and a short time later, a hat was literally tossed into the ring on behalf of his opponent, Ronald Gavril.

Fights

Fights

Win vs Ronald Gavril 18-1-0

Sep 08, 2017 Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas

David Benavidez WINS against Ronald Gavril by SD in Round 12 of 12

Win vs Rogelio Medina

May 20, 2017 Laredo Energy Arena, Laredo, Texas

David Benavidez WINS against Rogelio Medina by KO in Round 8 of 12

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 19
  • LOSSES 0
  • DRAWS 0
  • KOs 17

Weight 168 lbs (76.36 kg)

Height 6'" (1.87 m)

Reach 77" (196 cm)

  • Born

    December 17, 1996
  • Age

    20
  • Country

    USA
  • Born in

    Phoenix, AZ
  • Trains in

    Phoenix, AZ
  • Stance

    Orthodox
  • Rounds Boxed

    64
  • KO Percentage

    89%
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