David Benavidez Record: Is His Undefeated Streak Longer Than Canelo Alvarez and Tyson Fury?

Published 11/12/2021, 11:30 AM EST
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)


David Benavidez is one of the best young boxers of the modern boxing era. A lot of prodigies possess strategic fighting skills. And then there are fighters like Benavidez who only look to hammer their opponents with electrifying power. His records and stats speak for themselves, and Benavidez has some astonishing numbers to his name.

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For now, the young gun holds a track record of 24 wins with absolute 0 losses. Moreover, he has 21 wins coming by way of T/KO. That said, his KO ratio stands at a staggering 87.5%.

But the big question remains: is Benavidez’s undefeated streak longer than bigwigs like Canelo Alvarez and Tyson Fury? To answer this question, we’ll have to dive deep into Fury and Alvarez’s pro-boxing records.

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What is Canelo Alvarez’s record? 

Alvarez, a modern era p4p great, began his boxing stint back in 2005. His record, for now, stands at 57 wins, a single loss, and two draws. And Alvarez, right from the start, went up against some highly skilled pugilists.

Who has Canelo Alvarez lost to? 

The Mexican boxing icon’s actual test was when he faced Floyd Mayweather. In this fight, Canelo walked in with a 42-0 streak. But things didn’t go in his favor and he ended up losing the bout via a MD.

A look at Tyson Fury’s record

‘The Gypsy King’ is a heavyweight great who began his boxing career back in 2008. He is the only top-notch heavyweight of recent times to display an immaculate stint. Fury‘s record stands at 31 wins with just a single draw.

Boxing – Tyson Fury v Deontay Wilder – WBC Heavyweight Title – T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. – October 9, 2021 Tyson Fury celebrates with the belts after winning the fight against Deontay Wilder REUTERS/Steve Marcus

Is David Benavidez’s record better than Canelo Alvarez and Tyson fury?

Citing the above stats, it’s clear that Benavidez is far from keeping his undefeated stint active like Fury and Alvarez.

However, he still is in his early days in the sport, and it’s hard to predict whether he’ll be able to beat Fury and Alvarez’s undefeated streaks.

David Benavidez – a future boxing icon?

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Boxers with colossal power have always put the fans in a frenzy. That said, Benavidez is one fighter who has the ability to stir the fight world with his super aggressive fight skills.

LOS ANGELES, CA – SEPTEMBER 28: David Benavidez (red/green trunks) reacts after defeating Anthony Dirrell (not in frame) 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)

He still has a lot to achieve. And considering his momentum, Benavidez has the potential to reel in millions of fans.

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It’ll be interesting to see how this young gun notches up his career in the future to be regarded as an icon of the sport.

Watch this story – David Benavidez vs. Kyrone Davis Stats: Record, Height, Reach, and Knockout Ratio

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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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