Nine years and 7 months into his professional boxing career, David Benavidez has fought 27 times with 27 wins and no losses. As of March 2023, Benavidez' boxing record stands at 27-0 (23 KO wins).
David Benavidez (The Mexican Monster) is an American professional boxer. He was born in Phoenix, Arizona, U.S. on December 17, 1996. Benavidez made his professional boxing debut at the age of 16 on August 17, 2013. He is a super-middleweight world champion. Benavidez is 26 years old, he will turn 27 in 8 months and 17 days.
|Total Title Wins||2|
|Title-Fight KO Wins||1|
|Losses via KO||0|
|27||Mar 25, 2023||26||Caleb Plant||Win||UD|
|26||May 21, 2022||25||David Lemieux||Win||TKO3|
|25||Nov 13, 2021||24||Kyrone Davis||Win||TKO7|
|24||Mar 13, 2021||24||Ronald Ellis||Win||TKO11|
|23||Aug 15, 2020||23||Roamer Alexis Angulo||Win||RTD10|
|22||Sep 28, 2019||22||Anthony Dirrell||Win||TKO9|
|21||Mar 16, 2019||22||J'Leon Love||Win||TKO2|
|20||Feb 17, 2018||21||Ronald Gavril||Win||UD|
|19||Sep 8, 2017||20||Ronald Gavril||Win||SD|
|18||May 20, 2017||20||Rogelio Medina||Win||TKO8|
|17||Jan 28, 2017||20||Sherali Mamajonov||Win||KO2|
|16||Aug 5, 2016||19||Denis Douglin||Win||TKO10|
|15||Jun 25, 2016||19||Francy Ntetu||Win||TKO7|
|14||Apr 30, 2016||19||Phillip Jackson Benson||Win||KO2|
|13||Jan 19, 2016||19||Kevin Cobbs||Win||TKO2|
|12||Nov 14, 2015||18||Felipe Romero||Win||TKO1|
|11||Sep 5, 2015||18||Alberto Gutiérrez||Win||TKO1|
|10||May 15, 2015||18||Ricardo Campillo||Win||TKO2|
|9||Apr 25, 2015||18||Rollin Williams||Win||TKO1|
|8||Dec 20, 2014||18||Azamat Umarzoda||Win||UD|
|7||Oct 11, 2014||17||Juan Hernández||Win||TKO1|
|6||Aug 23, 2014||17||Jairo Dolores||Win||TKO1|
|5||May 24, 2014||17||Erick Revueltas||Win||KO4|
|4||Apr 11, 2014||17||Arturo Martínez||Win||TKO1|
|3||Jan 31, 2014||17||Omar Aispuro||Win||TKO1|
|2||Dec 4, 2013||16||Édgar Gálvan||Win||KO1|
|1||Aug 17, 2013||16||Erasmo Mendoza||Win||KO1|
David Benavidez is a super-middleweight world champion. He has held two world titles at the super-middleweight weight division, one of which was a vacant title win, the other was a lineal championship win.
|Weight Division||World Titles Held|
David Benavidez made his professional boxing debut against Erasmo Mendoza at the age of 16 on August 17, 2013, defeating Mendoza via 1st round KO.
Benavidez had his first world title fight at the age of 20 on September 8, 2017 after 18 professional fights, against Ronald Gavril for the super-middleweight WBC (vacant) title. He defeated Gavril via 12 round split-decision to become the super-middleweight champion of the world.
Benavidez has won two world titles at super-middleweight. For all the details about Benavidez' world title wins and defenses refer to "David Benavidez World Titles".
Some of Benavidez' best fights and notable victories include wins over Anthony Dirrell, Ronald Gavril, J'Leon Love, David Lemieux, Ronald Ellis, Caleb Plant, and Kyrone Davis.
David Benavidez has never lost a fight in his professional boxing career so far.
His most recent fight was a non-title bout against fellow American boxer Caleb Plant on March 25, 2023. Benavidez won the fight via 12 round unanimous decision.
Benavidez' professional boxing record is currently at an undefeated 27-0, which includes 23 knockout wins, and two title wins. He is on a 27-fight winning streak.
David Benavidez has fought a total of 27 times till today. These seven fights are the highlight of his career.
May 20, 2017: David Benavidez puts on the first remarkable performance of his career, defeating Rogelio Medina via 8th round TKO.
September 8, 2017: Benavidez wins his first world title by defeating Ronald Gavril via 12 round split-decision. He is now the WBC super-middleweight world champion.
February 17, 2018: Benavidez successfully defends the WBC super-middleweight title against Ronald Gavril, winning the fight via 12 round unanimous decision.
March 16, 2019: David Benavidez beats J'Leon Love via 2nd round TKO.
September 28, 2019: Benavidez wins the WBC super-middleweight title from Anthony Dirrell, by beating Dirrell via 9th round TKO.
May 21, 2022: David Benavidez beats David Lemieux via 3rd round TKO.
March 25, 2023: David Benavidez beats Caleb Plant via 12th round unanimous decision.
A 26-year old David Benavidez (26-0, 23 KO) fought fellow American boxer Caleb Plant, who was 30 years old with a record of 22-1. Plant was on a one-fight win streak with 13 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 1 cm but Benavidez had a 1 cm reach advantage over Plant.
Benavidez defeated Plant via 12 round unanimous decision.
A 25-year old David Benavidez (25-0, 22 KO) fought Canadian boxer David Lemieux, who was 33 years old with a record of 43-4. Lemieux was on a five-fight win streak with 36 KO wins. Benavidez was the taller of the two by 9 cms and also had a 11 cm reach advantage.
Benavidez defeated Lemieux via 3rd round TKO.
A 24-year old David Benavidez (24-0, 21 KO) fought fellow American boxer Kyrone Davis, who was 27 years old with a record of 16-2-1. Davis was on a one-fight win streak with 6 KO wins. Benavidez was the taller of the two by 6 cms and also had a 4 cm reach advantage.
Benavidez defeated Davis via 7th round TKO.
A 23-year old David Benavidez (22-0, 19 KO) fought Colombian boxer Roamer Alexis Angulo, who was 36 years old with a record of 26-1. Angulo was on a three-fight win streak with 22 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 1 cm and also had a 2 cm reach advantage over Benavidez.
Benavidez defeated Angulo via 10th round RTD.
A 22-year old David Benavidez (21-0, 18 KO) faced fellow American boxer Anthony Dirrell, who was 34 years old with a record of 33-1-1 for Dirrell's WBC super-middleweight title. Dirrell was on a six-fight win streak with 24 KO wins. Both the boxers were of the same height and same reach.
Benavidez defeated Dirrell via 9th round TKO to win the WBC super-middleweight title.
A 22-year old David Benavidez (20-0, 17 KO) fought fellow American boxer J'Leon Love, who was 31 years old with a record of 24-2-1. Love was on a one-fight losing streak. Benavidez was the taller of the two by 6 cms and also had a 11 cm reach advantage.
Benavidez defeated Love via 2nd round TKO.
In their 2nd fight, which was an immediate rematch, a 21-year old David Benavidez (19-0, 17 KO) faced Ronald Gavril again, who was now 31 years old with a record of 18-2 in a super-middleweight title defense fight. Gavril had lost to Benavidez in their last fight, and was the taller of the two by 4 cms but Benavidez had a 1 cm reach advantage over Gavril.
Benavidez defeated Gavril via 12 round unanimous decision to retain the WBC super-middleweight title.
A 20-year old David Benavidez (18-0, 17 KO) had his first world title fight against Romanian boxer Ronald Gavril for the vacant WBC super-middleweight belt. Gavril was 31 years old with a record of 18-1. Gavril was on a seven-fight win streak with 14 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 4 cms but Benavidez had a 1 cm reach advantage over Gavril.
Benavidez defeated Gavril via 12 round split-decision to win the vacant WBC super-middleweight title.
A 20-year old David Benavidez (17-0, 16 KO) fought Mexican boxer Rogelio Medina, who was 28 years old with a record of 37-7. Medina was on a one-fight win streak with 31 KO wins. Benavidez was the taller of the two by 6 cms and also had a 4 cm reach advantage.
Benavidez defeated Medina via 8th round TKO.
Benavidez has knocked out 23 of his 27 opponents so far. His KO ratio currently stands at 85.2%. Of his total 27 wins, 23 of them have been via KO (85.2%).
David Benavidez is currently undefeated. He hasn't lost a single fight till now and is on a 27-fight win streak.