Ryan Garcia Wiki, Biography, Age, Spouse, Height, Net Worth, Fast Facts

Ryan Garcia (born August 8, 1998) is an American professional boxer who held the WBC interim lightweight title in 2021. As of May 2022, he is ranked as the world’s sixth-best active lightweight by The Ring magazine, the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, and ESPN, and tenth by BoxRec.

Amateur career

García started boxing at the age of seven. He became a 15-time national amateur champion and amassed an amateur record of 215–15.

Professional career

Early career

Garcia turned professional at age 17 on June 9, 2016. In his first professional bout, he fought against Edgar Meza in Tijuana, winning the match by TKO. Garcia soon signed with Golden Boy Promotions in November 2016. Oscar De La Hoya announced Garcia would make his debut on December 17, 2016 on the Smith-Hopkins light-heavyweight main event at The Forum. Garcia won the fight by knockout in the second round.

In September 2019, Garcia extended his contract with a new five-year deal with Golden Boy Promotions. Specific details of the multi-year deal were not disclosed.

Rising up the ranks

Garcia vs. Duno

Golden Boy announced Garcia’s next bout would be the co-main event of Canelo Álvarez vs. Sergey Kovalev at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. On September 18, 2019 Romero Duno was announced as Garcia’s next opponent. Garcia defeated Duno with a first-round knockout, capturing the WBC Silver lightweight title.

Garcia vs. Fonseca

On January 2, 2020 Golden Boy announced Garcia would be facing Francisco Fonseca on February 14 at the Honda Center in Anaheim. Garcia landed seven punches in the fight before landing a lead left hook which knocked out Fonseca in the first round.

Garcia vs. Tagoe

On February 4, 2022, it was announced that Garcia would be returning to the ring after a long spell of inactivity against former IBO lightweight champion Emmanuel Tagoe on April 9. He easily dominated Tagoe and scored a knockdown in Round 2, winning a unanimous decision with the scores of 119-108, 119-108 and 118-109.

Garcia vs. Fortuna

On July 16, 2022 Garcia faced Javier Fortuna in a super lightweight bout in Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, California. Garcia dominated the fight scoring 3 knockdowns, and defeating Fortuna in 6 rounds via TKO.

Personal life

Garcia comes from a large family. His parents were actively involved in his amateur career. They continue to assist him with his professional career as his father remains one of his trainers and his mother works as his Personal Administrative Assistant for commercial projects. In March 2019, Garcia’s daughter was born.

Although being American by birth and nationality, Garcia often incorporates his Mexican heritage into his persona. He often carries both the U.S. and Mexican flags into the ring and frequently wears red, white, and blue colors. He was trained by Eddy Reynoso, who also trains Canelo Álvarez and Óscar Valdez at their gym in San Diego, California, from October 2018 to February 2022. He is now currently trained by Joe Goosen.

Television commercials

During 2021, Garcia signed a deal with sports drink Gatorade to appear on television commercials advertising the brand, thus becoming the first American boxer ever to appear on a Gatorade campaign. On some commercials, Garcia appears with NBA basketball star Damian Lillard.

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10 AM to 8 PM
Workout Time8 AM to 9 AM
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Net Worth

 

The Estimated Net worth is $80K – USD $85k.

Monthly Income/Salary (approx.)$80K – $85k USD
Net Worth (approx.)$4 million- $6 million USD

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