|Mikey Garcia Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 6 in|
|Date of Birth||December 15, 1987|
Mikey Garcia is an American professional boxer who had won 40 of his career’s 42 professional bouts, as of May 2022. In April 2010, in the 21st professional bout of his career, he had won the vacant IBF (International Boxing Federation)–USBA (United States Boxing Association) featherweight title. In March 2011, he had clinched the WBC (World Boxing Council)–NABF (North American Boxing Federation) and the WBO (World Boxing Organization)–NABO (North American Boxing Organization) featherweight titles. He had retained both these titles in June 2011 and March 2012. In January 2013, he had won the WBO and vacant The Ring featherweight titles. In November 2013, he clinched the WBO junior lightweight title and retained it in January 2014. He then claimed the WBC lightweight title in January 2017 and the IBF (International Boxing Federation) junior welterweight title in March 2018. In July 2018, he retained the WBC lightweight title and won the IBF lightweight title. In March 2019, he lost the IBF welterweight title in what was the first defeat of his professional career after 39 straight wins.
Miguel Angel Garcia Cortez
Oxnard, Ventura County, California, United States
California, United States
- Father – Eduardo Garcia (Boxing Trainer, Former Amateur Boxing Champion)
- Mother – Virginia Garcia
- Siblings – Robert Garcia (Older Brother) (Boxing Trainer, Former Professional Boxer, Holder of the IBF junior lightweight title from 1998 to 1999), Danny Garcia (Older Brother) (Former Boxing Trainer, Former Boxer)
Featherweight, Super Featherweight, Lightweight. Light Welterweight, Welterweight
5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
Mikey Garcia’s net worth had been $4 million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm
66 kg or 145.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Mikey has dated –
- Fatima Garcia (2004-Present) – Mikey and Fatima had known each other since their high school days. They started dating in 2004 and got married later. They have 3 children together – a daughter named Annjie Garcia (b. April 2007) and 2 sons named Django Garcia and Ryu Garcia.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of Mexican descent.
- Toned physique
- Side-cropped, side-parted hair
- Affable smile
- Sports a trimmed goatee
Mikey Garcia Facts
- Mikey, in an interview, revealed that he grew up in a gang-infested neighborhood in Oxnard, California, where both his parents were strawberry pickers who used to keep a low profile to avoid any trouble with the local gangs.
- Coming from a family where his father and older brothers were all accomplished boxers and boxing trainers, Mikey’s career path was pretty much predestined. He had started his amateur boxing career aged just 14.
- In 2003, he had won the ‘Silver’ medal at the National Junior Olympic Championships in the 125 lb division. The following year, he had won the ‘Gold’ medal at the National Junior Golden Gloves Championships and the ‘Silver medal’ at the National Police Athletic League Championships – both in the 132 lb division.
- In 2005, he had won the ‘Bronze’ medal at the National Golden Gloves Championships and the ‘Gold’ medal at the National Police Athletic League Championships – both in the 132 lb division. His first professional bout took place in July 2006.
- He was the subject of the 2013 sports documentary film titled 2 Days: Mikey Garcia.
Featured Image by Mikey Garcia / Instagram