Is David Benavidez Married? Wife, Girlfriends and Other Details

Published 11/13/2021, 5:55 AM EST
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)


Once the WBC super-middleweight champion, David Benavidez no longer has the title around his waist. But the particular setback hasn’t arrived from a loss. 24-0 as a professional, Benavidez lost his belt twice; once due to a suspension and once due to missing weight.

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However, Benavidez is still active in the title race and is just a win away from earning a shot at the gold. Amid all of these, the elite-level boxer has always been a family man. Being a top super middleweight boxer, it’s clear that he has to deal with media and stardom all the time.

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David Benavidez is highly open to the public and has always expressed every feature of his pugilistic career to the fans. As he is set to embrace boxing action again, here is a slight look at his personal life.

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David Benavidez’s Fighting Money, Net worth and Prize Money

According to reports, Benavidez has a net worth of $2 million and most of it has come from his glorious boxing career. In just eight years of action, he has already become a starfighter and can expand that aura to a greater extent ahead.

A single fight against Anthony Dirrell had fetched him $1 million, which is reportedly his highest fight purse so far. If Benavidez bags a fight against Canelo Alvarez in the future, it will take up his net worth even more. But the former WBC champion has already seen sheer financial success, which shall remain constant for the time.

David Benavidez’s wife and children

Benavidez frequently posts pictures of his wife and child on social media. Unfortunately, not much is known about them, as ‘El Bandera Roja’ has kept it a secret. Although some suggest that he has an eight-year-old daughter, no credible source validates that. Meanwhile, Benavidez became father to a son in 2020 and appears to be relishing his time as a father and a husband.

In one of his social media posts, Benavidez claimed his family was the main motivation behind his boxing journey. He revealed glimpses of his wife and a newborn while teasing insights from his boxing gym. This clearly states the support of his family in shaping Benavidez as a modern-era star.

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Who is David Benavidez fighting next?

The 24-year-old boxer will face ‘Shut It Down’ Kyrone Davis on November 13 at the FootPrint Center in Phoenix. 16-2-1 as a professional, Davis doesn’t seem to be a tough challenge for Benavidez on the papers.

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)

Despite his record, he has showcased A-listed features in some of his bouts and can offer some tough times to Benavidez. As for the man himself, David Benavidez shall look to crack down on his opponent early and secure his shot at the P4P king Canelo Alvarez.

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. Combining his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports, he has earned a combined 3000 plus bylines over the last two years.

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