Danny Oscar Garcia is an American professional boxer from Philadelphia. He has held multiple world titles in two different weight classes, i.e. Super-lightweight and Welterweight.
Garcia’s amateur record stands at an impressive 107-13. In this time he won the 2005 U.S. under-19 national championship and the 2006 U.S. national amateur title. He turned pro in 2007 and has not looked back since.
Garcia’s pro debut was a KO win against Mike Denby and since then, ‘Swift’ has gone on to win the WBC Super-lightweight title, WBA Super-lightweight title, and WBC Welterweight title.
2020 provided Garcia with another shot at the title against Errol Spence Jr. However, he failed to match as he lost via a unanimous decision. However, this has set up a make-or-break 2021.
Danny Garcia’s record stands at an impressive 36-3-0. Out of these 36 victories, 21 have come by knockout, giving him a knockout rate of 53%. Garcia has had some famous fights over the years. He won his first 33 fights, which included all his title wins.
He beat Erik Morales via unanimous decision to claim the WBC Super-lightweight belt in 2012. ‘Swift’ then won the WBA Super-lightweight belt against Amir Khan in 2012. And after 4 defenses, he moved up to Welterweight. He won the WBC welterweight title in 2016 after he beat Roberto Guerrero.
‘Swift’ has also had famous matchups against the likes of Zab Judah, Keith Thurman, Shawn Porter, and Ivan Redkach.
Danny Garcia’s biggest act of charity came in 2016. For his fight against Samuel Vargas, he partnered with Philabundance. A local hunger relief organization. And Every ticket sold at that fight included a $10 donation towards the charity.
Furthermore, fans were also requested to bring along any canned food for donation at the venue. His father Angel Garcia is the driving force behind all of Danny’s charity work since he grew up in poverty in Puerto Rico.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Garcia’s net worth stands at a staggering $8 Million as of 2021. His main source of income is his boxing fights.
It is reported that he earned $2 million each for the Keith Thurman and Shawn Porter fights. Furthermore, he made $1.5 million for his victory over Ivan Redkach.
Also, Garcia also has his own clothing and accessories brand called ‘DSG’. However, the earning from this are unknown.
|Address/Residence||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA|
|Net Worth||$8 Million|
|Achievements||Former WBC Youth Inter-continental Super-lightweight champion, WBC Youth World welter-weight champion, WBC inter-continental Super-lightweight champion, WBC world Super-lightweight champion, WBA world Super-lightweight champion, WBC World Welter-weight title, WBC Silver Welterweight title.|