David Benavidez Nationality, Ethnicity, Origin: Is He Mexican?

Published 11/12/2021, 12:27 PM EST
LOS ANGELES, CA – SEPTEMBER 28: Referee Thomas Taylor with David Benavidez in the ring after defeating Anthony Dirrell (not pictured) after a corner stoppage in their WBC Super Middleweight Championship fight at Staples Center on September 28, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images)


The hardcore boxing fans are well aware of David Benavidez and his amazing boxing skills. The young gun has made a mark in the sport in a brief span of time and is only getting better with every boxing outing.

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Fans tune into his fights in large numbers as there’s a sure-shot guarantee of entertainment because the prodigy takes his opponents down with immense power and by using a high fight IQ. Benavidez is only chalking out his career in the finest manner and making his country proud in the process.

But where is David Benavidez exactly from? Do you know about his ethnicity and religion?

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What is David Benavidez’s nationality?

‘El Bandera Roja’ was born on December 17, 1996, in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. He holds an American nationality.

Where is David Benavidez from? 

Benavidez was born and brought up in Phoenix, Arizona. He still trains resides and trains here. Benavidez is the younger brother of Jose Benavidez, a welterweight contender.

Right from a young age, Benavidez got attracted to the sport of boxing. By the age of 15, he was sparring with the likes of Gennady Golovkin and more.

What languages does David Benavidez speak? 

Benavidez speaks fluent English across all his interviews and more. However, there’s no information on the other languages he speaks.

Apart from this, there’s no concrete information on Benavidez’s ethnicity, among other things.

David Benavidez – A terrifying young gun

Benavidez debuted in the sport in 2013, but his aggression and stupendous fight skills have made him a star of the game already. ‘El Bandera Roja’ exhibits a clean track record of 24 wins. On top of that, a whopping 21 of his wins have arrived via T/KO, taking his KO ratio to 87.5%.

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LOS ANGELES, CA – SEPTEMBER 24: Fighter David Benavidez in the ring during a media workout at LA Live on September 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images)

Benavidez looks to batter his opponents from the first gong itself. He also dictates the pace of the fight to a great extent and always makes sure to land his best punches to break his adversary’s rhythm.

This strategy has worked quite well in his favor and fans can expect ‘El Bandera Roja’ to keep this going for a long time in his career.

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What is your favorite highlight of Benavidez’s career?

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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