Last updated on August 24th, 2023 at 12:48 pm
Facts About Ryan Garcia
|24 Years Old
|Place Of Birth
|Victorville, California, United States
|Demi, Sasha, and Kayla
|Rylie Garcia, Bela Bela
|5 feet 10 inches
Ryan Garcia is an American professional boxer who is currently competing in the lightweight division from the Golden Boy Promotions. Garcia is one of the finest boxers in the world and is the WBO–NABO and WBC Silver lightweight Titleholder. In 2021, he was the interim lightweight champion of the WBC. He is currently listed as the sixth-best active lightweight in the world by The Ring magazine, the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, ESPN, and BoxRec as of May 2022. Also, he hasn't lost a single match since his first debut in 2016.
What is Ryan Garcia Famous for?
- Famous as one of the finest boxers competing in the lightweight division.
Where is Ryan Garcia From?
Ryan Garcia was born on August 8, 1998, in Victorville, California, United States. His birth name is Ryan Garcia. His nationality is American and is of Mexican descent. Garcia belongs to the White ethnicity while Leo is his zodiac sign.
Garcia is the son of Henry Garcia(father) and Lisa Garcia(mother). His father, Henry dreamed of becoming a perfect professional boxer but he turned to being a trainer instead. Both of his parents were actively involved in his career since his childhood currently, his mother works as his Personal Administrative Assistant for commercial projects, and his father is one of his trainers.
Ryan was raised along with his four siblings: three sisters, Demi, Sasha, and Kayla, and a younger brother, Sean Garcia. Sean is also a professional boxer who fights in the Super Bantamweight division. Ryan and Sean began training when Ryan was just 7. Both of the brothers got great support from their parents to pursue their careers in boxing.
Besides, as an amateur, Ryan already had a 215-15 boxing record. He came first in the National Pals, Silver Gloves, Junior Olympics, and Junior Golden Glove. He even finished second at the 2014 Junior Worlds event.
Ryan Garcia Career Highlights
- Ryan Garcia made his first professional debut with his first win against Edgar Meza held at Tijuana, Baja on June 9, 2016.
- Throughout 2016 year, Ryan fought altogether 7 matches and eventually won all of them including Hector Garcia, Luis Lozano, Cristian Jesus Cruz, Jonathan Cruz, and Mario Aguirre.
- On December 17, 2016, Garcia won a fight against Jose Antonio Martinez with a knockout.
- On February 3, 2017, Garcia went against Devon Jones and defeated Jones with a knockout.
- He also won the fight against Tyrone Luckey, Mario Macias and Noe Martinez Raygoza held in 2017.
- On September 15, 2017, Garcia won the vacant NABF Junior Super Featherweight Title with a knockout over Miguel Carrizozo.
- On November 2, 2017, Garcia retained his NABF Junior Super Featherweight Title with a win over Cesar Alan Valenzuela.
- Again, on March 22, 2018, Garcia retained his title with a knockout win over Fernando Vargas Parra.
- On May 4, 2018, Garcia won the vacant NABF and WBO–NABO Super Featherweight titles with a win over Jayson Velez.
- Garcia also fought and eventually won against Carlos Morales, Braulio Rodriguez, and Jose Lopez.
- On November 2, 2019, Garcia won the vacant WBO–NABO and WBC Silver lightweight title by a knockout against Romero Duno.
- Previously, Ryan was cast as the lead role of Sonny Mendoza in a Brat web series.
- The golden boy made the announcement that Gracia would fight Francisco Fonseca on February 14 at the Honda Center in Anaheim on 2nd January 2020. Before throwing a lead left hook that knocked Fonseca out in the first round, Garcia had landed seven punches in the bout.
- On 2nd January 2021, Garcia suffered his first professional knockdown in the second round of his bout with Campbell. He rises up quickly after striking the ground, indicating that he had survived the knockdown. Later on, in round 7, Gracia struck Luke Campbell in the body to halt the bout.
- On October 8, 2021, it was declared that Gracia would face Joseph Diaz in Los Angeles on November 27 for the interim lightweight title held by the WBC to Garcia after defeating Luke Campbell, which Gracia had earlier in the year been stripped of due to Diaz's victory over Fortuna. However, ESPN reported on October 15, 2021, that Garcia had a had injury and the fight with Diaz had been postponed.
- On April 9, 2022, Garcia scored a knockdown in Round 2 and comfortably defeated Tagoe, earning a unanimous decision with scores of 119-108, 119-108, 108-109.
- Garcia and Javier Fortuna faced off in a super lightweight fight on July 16, 2022, at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, California. Garcia outclassed Fortuna, earning three knockdowns, and winning by technical knockout in the sixth round.
Who is Ryan Garcia Dating?
Ryan Garcia is currently dating the famous Instagram model, Drea Celina since 2019. In 2020, Drea gets to expect Ryan's child. The couple revealed that they would give birth to a daughter in November 2020. But Drea caught Ryan Kissing Malu Trevejo, a well-known Tiktok stat, weeks before the birth of their second daughter. However, the couple worked through their issues and made up, and they are now blissfully happy. Together with Drea Celina, a daughter named Bela Bela was born in December 2020.
Gracia is also the father of his daughter, Rylie Garcia. Rylie was born in March 2019. Rylie is the daughter of Ryan and his former girlfriend, Catherine Gamez. The couple dated for a while and then they broke up.
Moreover, in January 2019, Ryan announced his crush on the popular singer, Selena Gomez. Besides, Ryan is a very popular name in the media world as he has around 3.8 million followers on his Instagram account. He also seems to be a friend of Shawn Mendes.
What is the Net Worth of Ryan Garcia?
At the age of 23, Ryan Garcia managed to earn great wealth and amount through his professional career as a boxer. Ryan has been able to amass a fortune worth $10 million as his net worth. Ryan makes his money more from his several matches and endorsement deals. His net worth is a result of his presence and is increasing daily as a result of his exceptional talent. Even though he is only 23 years old, he already has a 23-0 record, with 18 of those victories coming through direct knockout. He is currently endorsed by large companies like Gymshark. Moreover, he has signed a big contract with Golden Boy Promotions, and according to certain speculations, Ryan Gracia is about to negotiate a $700 million agreement with Oscar De La Hoya.
In 2018, he got his brand new car, "Musk" and has an Audi RS7 as well.
How Tall is Ryan Garcia?
Ryan Garcia has a well-maintained athletic body physique. Being a boxer, he has been able to have a fit body with good health. He stands tall with a height of 5 feet 10 inches while his body weighs around 136 lbs. He has a fair complexion with light brown hair and eyes.