Mikey Garcia

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Name: Mikey Garcia
Birth Name: Miguel Angel Garcia
Hometown: Moreno Valley, California, USA
Birthplace: Ventura, California, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 168cm
Reach: 173cm
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record

Amateur Career

  • 2004 US PAL Cadet Championships Silver Medalist as a Lightweight. Results were:
  • 2005 United States National Golden Gloves Bronze Medalist as a Lightweight. Results were:
  • 2006 United States National Championships participant as a Lightweight. Results were:

Professional Record

Regional & Minor Titles

  • USBA Featherweight Title (April 2010; 0 defenses)
  • NABF Featherweight title (March 2011; 3 defenses)
  • WBO NABO Featherweight Title (March 2011; 2 defenses)
  • WBC Diamond Light Welterweight Title (July 2017; 0 defenses)

World Titles

  • WBO Featherweight Title (2013; 0 defenses)
  • WBO Junior Lightweight Title (2013-2014; 1 defense)
  • WBC Lightweight Title (2017-2019; 1 defense)
  • IBF Light Welterweight Title (2018; 0 defenses)
  • IBF Lightweight Title (2018-2019; 0 defenses)

The Ring Magazine Titles

Lineal Championships

  • World Light Welterweight Championship (2018-2020, 0 defenses)

Garcia gained recognition as the Lineal Light Welterweight Champion of the World courtesy of his victory over Sergey Lipinets when they were regarded by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board (TBRB) and the Cyber Boxing Zone (CBZ) as the two best 140 pound fighters in the world.

Garcia made no defenses of his championship. The championship was declared open on March 3, 2020 when Garcia made his clear intention to campaign as a welterweight. The vacant Lineal title was won by Josh Taylor on May 22, 2021 when he outpointed Jose Carlos Ramirez in a title unification bout.

Notes


Preceded by:
Orlando Salido
WBO Featherweight Champion
2013 Jan 19 – 2013 Jun 14
Stripped (failed to make weight)
Succeeded by:
Orlando Salido
Preceded by:
Roman Martinez
WBO Super Featherweight Champion
2013 Nov 9 – 2014 Oct 14
Vacated
Succeeded by:
Orlando Salido
Preceded by:
Dejan Zlaticanin
WBC Lightweight Champion
2017 Jan 28 – 2019
Vacated
Succeeded by:
Vasiliy Lomachenko
Preceded by:
Sergey Lipinets
IBF Light Welterweight Champion
2018 Mar 10 – 2018 Apr
Vacated
Succeeded by:
Ivan Baranchyk
Preceded by:
Robert Easter Jr
IBF Lightweight Champion
2018 Jul 28 – 2018 Nov
Vacated
Succeeded by:
Richard Commey