David Benavidez
David Benavidez

David Benavidez

“El Bandera Roja / Red Flag”

RECORD

22 - 0 - 0

KOs

19

Weight 168 lbs (76.36 kg)

Age 23

Home Phoenix, Arizona,

Complete Stats

One of boxing's most exciting young fighters, David Benavidez made his pro debut at age 16 and became the youngest 168-pound World Champion in the sport's history. Read Bio

Last Fight

Last Fight

win vs Anthony Dirrell

Sep 28, 2019 / Staples Center, Los Angeles, California

David "El Bandera Roja" Benavidez regained the WBC Super Middleweight World Title with a ninth-round stoppage of former titleholder Anthony Dirrell on a PBC on FOX PPV card in Los Angeles.

Latest News

David Benavidez News
PBC Boxing Video
Mar 9, 2020 / Benavidez vs Angulo, David Benavidez, Rances Barthelemy

Super Middleweight Champ David Benavidez defends WBC Title in homecoming fight vs Roamer Alexis Angulo April 18 on SHOWTIME

Rising Lightweight contender Michel Rivera faces Mexico’s Marcos Villasana Jr. in a WBA Title Eliminator and interim WBA Super Lightweight Champion Alberto Puello takes on former two-division World Champion Rances Barthelemy on the card at Arizona Federal Theatre in Phoenix.

PBC Boxing Video
Feb 12, 2020 / The PBC Podcast, David Benavidez

This Week on The PBC Podcast: David Benavidez Talks That Talk

The undefeated WBC World Super Middleweight Champion maps out his plan for a division takeover--and offers some candid thoughts on fellow champion and rival, Caleb Plant.

PBC Boxing Video
Nov 26, 2019 / Deontay Wilder, Andy Ruiz Jr, Caleb Plant, David Benavidez, Jermall Charlo, Julian Williams, Gervonta Davis, Leo Santa Cruz, Guillermo Rigondeaux, Luis Nery

Five Fights We Want to See in 2020

With barely a month left in the year, it’s time to look ahead at 2020 and all of its wonderful possibilities. So, without further ado, here is a wish-list of five PBC fights we hope to see in the new year.

Fights

David Benavidez Fights

WIN vs Anthony Dirrell  33-2-1

Sep 28, 2019 Staples Center, Los Angeles, California

Anthony Dirrell  LOSES to David Benavidez by TKO in Round 8 of 12

Win vs J'Leon Love 24-3-1

Mar 16, 2019 AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas, USA

David Benavidez WINS against J'Leon Love by TKO in Round 2 of 10

Win vs Ronald Gavril 19-3-0

Feb 17, 2018 Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas, Neveda

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

Win vs Ronald Gavril 19-3-0

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 39-9-0

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 22-7-0

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 22
  • LOSSES 0
  • DRAWS 0
  • KOs 19

Weight 168 lbs (76.36 kg)

Height 6'" (1.87 m)

Reach 77" (196 cm)

  • Born

    December 17, 1996
  • Age

    23
  • Country

    USA
  • Born in

    Phoenix, AZ
  • Trains in

    Phoenix, AZ
  • Stance

    Orthodox
  • Rounds Boxed

    87
  • KO Percentage

    86.36%
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