Quick Facts Of Danny Garcia
Celebrated Name Danny Garcia Age 31 Years Nick Name The Swift Birth Name Danny Oscar Garcia Birth Date 1988-03-20 Gender Male Profession Boxer Birth Nation United States Place Of Birth Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Nationality American Ethnicity White Caucasian Horoscope Pisces Famous For Pro boxer winning the Light Welterweight and the WBC Welterweight title. Father Angel Garcia Mother Maritza Garcia Siblings 3 Sisters Angelise and Sianney Brothers Erik Garcia Marital Status Dating Girl Friend Erica Mendez Children 1 Daughter Philly Swift Garcia Net Worth $8 million Body Build/Type Athletic Height 5ft. 8inch.(1.47m) Weight 67kg Hair Color Black Eye Color Green Sexual Orientation Straight Religion Christian Career Start November 17, 2007
Danny Garcia is an American professional boxer who is ranked as the “World’s Fifth Best Active Welterweight” by BoxRec. Garcia has won multiple World Championships in two weight classes, including the unified WBA(Super), WBC welterweight title and lineal light welterweight title. Garcia is a popular pro boxer who has marked his name in boxing history with his trained skills and talent.
What is Danny Garcia Famous for?
- Famous as the pro boxer who has won “Light Welterweight” and “WBC Welterweight”.
When and Where was Danny Garcia Born?
Danny Garcia was born on March 20, 1988, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. His birth name is Danny Oscar Garcia. His nationality is American. Garcia belongs to White Caucasian ethnicity while Pisces is his zodiac sign.
Garcia is the son of Angel Garcia(father) and Maritza Garcia(mother). His mother is a chief while his father is also a boxer who introduced Danny to the boxing for the first time. When Dany was just 10, his father took him to Philadelphia’s Harrowgate Boxing Club and remained as his first(primary) coach ever.
Dany was raised in his hometown, Puerto Rican along with his three siblings: two sisters, Angelise and Sianney, and a brother, Erik Garcia. Danny always desired to become the next “Great Puerto Rican Fighter” which is quietly the dream come true. He admired Boxing Hall of Famer, Carlos Ortiz as his favorite boxer as well.
Danny finished his amateur career with 13 losses and 107 wins including the “2006 U.S. national champion”, “2005 Tammer Tournament champion” and “2005 Under-19 national champion”.
When did Danny Garcia Start His Professional Career?
- Danny Garcia kicked off his professional career after he knocked down Mike Denby on November 17, 2007.
- Garcia then won several easy matches against the boxers including Jesús Villareal(in 2007), Marlo Córtez, Charles Wade, Guadalupe Díaz, Julio Gamboa, Dean Nash, Adan Hernandez and Jose Alfredo Lugo in 2008.
- Garcia got his tough victory over Ashley Theophane in February 2010.
- Garcia then knocked down faded contender, Mike Arnaoutis and former lightweight titlist, Nate Campbell.
- In 2011, Garcia won the vacant NABO Jr. welterweight belt and the WBO Inter-Continental light welterweight title against Nate Campbell.
- On March 24, 2012, Garcia won the vacant “WBC light welterweight title” against Erik Morales.
- Garcia retained “WBC light welterweight title”, won WBA(Super) and vacant “The Ring light welterweight titles” against Amir Khan and Morales in 2012 and Zab Judah in 2013.
- On September 14, 2013, Garcia won the vacant lineal light welterweight title against Lucas Matthysse.
- Garcia defeated other boxers including Samuel Vargas, Robert Guerrero, Paulie Malignaggi, Lamont Peterson, Rod Salka and Mauricio Herrera.
- On March 4, 2017, Garcia lost his match against Keith Thurman.
- On September 8, 2018, Garcia lost the vacant WBC welterweight title against Shawn Porter.
- On April 20, 2019, Garci won the vacant “WBC Silver welterweight title” against Adrian Granados.
Is Danny Garcia Dating?
The 31 years old boxer, Danny Gracia is currently in a relationship with his girlfriend, Erica Mendez. Mendez is a beautiful entertainer, a talented singer, and a model. Though Gracia hasn’t married yet, he and his girlfriend, Erica have a lovely daughter together named Philly Swift Garcia.
Gracia is living a happy life with his girlfriend and his daughter. Garcia is planning to get married to Erica soon.
Is Danny Garcia A Millionaire?
The pro-boxer Danny Gracia has a well earning through his career as a professional boxer. Considering all the hard works and time that Garcia has put on his career, he has managed to amass a great fortune of the amount in million dollars through his several matches and wins.
Garcia enjoys his fortune which is estimated to be $8 million. With all the fortune in million dollars, Garcia has managed to live a luxurious lifestyle.
How Tall is Danny Garcia?
The handsome boxer, Danny Garcia has a well maintained athletic body physique. Being a boxer, Garcia has been very conscious of his health and fitness. Garcia stands tall with a height of 5ft. 8inch.(1.47m) while his body weighs around 67kg. Garcia has a fair complexion with green eyes and black hair.
Did You Know?
- Danny always desired to become the next “Great Puerto Rican Fighter”.
- Danny admired Boxing Hall of Famer, Carlos Ortiz as his favorite boxer.
- Danny is ranked as the World’s Fifth Best Active Welterweight by BoxRec.