What Is Devin Haney’s Nationality, Ethnicity, and Religion?

Published 05/28/2021, 2:00 PM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – APRIL 09: Devin Haney celebrates his victory over Rafael Vazquez in their super featherweight fight on April 9, 2016 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)


In just five years, Devin Haney has alarmed the entire boxing universe with his sheer progress. Aged 22, the unbeaten boxer is already a world champion. Besides, Haney’s rise to success has earned him the means to open his own promotional company.

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Hence, the lightweight elite is a global superstar at his stage, holding legit fan bases across several countries. The 5’ 8” tall orthodox also has several haters and rivals in the boxing universe, but that doesn’t curb his popularity as a top-tier personality.

Boasting off a 25-0 professional record, Haney, who is much more than a boxer, has proven to be an entertainer in the combat world. Hence, his off-canvas persona has also garnered sheer attention. Starting from his luxurious lifestyle to the boxing regimes, nationality, and religion, fight fans continue to pose their interest in Devin Haney.

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While a lot is known about his boxing career, Haney has kept his private life away from media attention. But certain open features pique the fans’ interest. Here’s a look at Devin Haney’s background, religion, and ethnicity.

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Devin Haney- The People’s champion

Nicknamed ‘The Dream’, Devin Haney currently lives in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. However, he was born in San Francisco, California. Haney is an American by birth with African-American ethnicity, per Quick Celeb Facts.

Meanwhile, he has lived his life across the States. He had to move from California to Nevada at an early age.

‘The Dream’ is a Christian by religion.

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Meanwhile, his boxing career has seen him reach several heights so far. But he is yet to receive the biggest matchups of his career. At this point, a unification fight for the 135 lbs belts would be his most valuable opportunity.

However, ‘The Dream’ must overcome his WBC title challengers before that. If he makes successful defenses, he can advance and continue being the top dog of the lethal lightweight division. However, as there are some vicious matchups out there, ‘The Dream’ might have to continue pushing his limits.

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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. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.

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