Benavidez overcomes adversity to become youngest champ
In the past two decades, Sampson Lewkowicz has introduced two once-in-a-lifetime talents to the greater boxing world. Friday night, David Benavidez proved he could become the third.
Benavidez aims to become youngest 168-pound champion in boxing history
David Benavidez wasn’t even born when Darrin Van Horn, at 22, became the youngest boxer in history to win a 168-pound title in May 1991. But tomorrow night, the 20-year-old Benavidez has an opportunity to make history himself in the Fight Capital of the World.