David Benavidez

David Benavidez (born 17 December 1996) is a Mexican-American professional boxer.wikipedia
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He is a two-time super middleweight world champion, having held the WBC super middleweight title since September 2019, and previously from 2017 to 2018.

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He is a two-time super middleweight world champion, having held the WBC super middleweight title since September 2019, and previously from 2017 to 2018.

Rogelio Medina

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On March 24, 2016 it was announced that WBC agreed to sanction Benavidez against former world title challenger Rogelio Medina (37-7, 31 KOs) for the #2 mandatory spot on May 20 at the Laredo Energy Arena in Laredo, Texas.
Medina was knocked out by David Benavidez on May 2017 in a WBC eliminator.

Anthony Dirrell

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The WBC ordered a match between Callum Smith and Anthony Dirrell, with the winner taking the vacant world title.
Following Smith's entry into the World Boxing Super Series, it was announced the fight for the vacant title would be between Dirrell and David Benavidez.

Ronald Gavril

Instead, Benavidez would face Romanian contender Ronald Gavril (18-1, 14 KOs) on September 8 for the world title at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Nevada.
Anthony Dirrell was slated to fight David Benavidez for the vacant WBC super middleweight title on September 2017.

Professional boxing

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David Benavidez (born 17 December 1996) is a Mexican-American professional boxer.

Mexicans

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David was born into a Mexican family, his older brother, José Benavidez is also a professional boxer.

José Benavidez Jr.

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David was born into a Mexican family, his older brother, José Benavidez is also a professional boxer.

Puerto Peñasco

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Benavidez made his pro debut at the age of 17, defeating Erasmo Moreno by knockout in one round in Puerto Peñasco.

North American Boxing Federation

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Benavidez won the NABF Junior light heavyweight title, his first belt, against Rollin Williams on April 2015.

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On January 7, 2016 it was announced that Benavidez would start the year against Kevin Cobbs (10-1, 4 KOs) on a Fox Sports 1 edition of PBC Toe-To-Toe Tuesdays on January 18 at Club Nokia in Los Angeles.

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On January 7, 2016 it was announced that Benavidez would start the year against Kevin Cobbs (10-1, 4 KOs) on a Fox Sports 1 edition of PBC Toe-To-Toe Tuesdays on January 18 at Club Nokia in Los Angeles.

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On January 7, 2016 it was announced that Benavidez would start the year against Kevin Cobbs (10-1, 4 KOs) on a Fox Sports 1 edition of PBC Toe-To-Toe Tuesdays on January 18 at Club Nokia in Los Angeles.

Victor Ortiz

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Benavidez next fought on April 30 on the undercard of Victor Ortiz vs. Andre Berto II at the StubHub Center in Carson, California.

Andre Berto

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Benavidez next fought on April 30 on the undercard of Victor Ortiz vs. Andre Berto II at the StubHub Center in Carson, California.

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Benavidez next fought on April 30 on the undercard of Victor Ortiz vs. Andre Berto II at the StubHub Center in Carson, California.

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Benavidez next fought on April 30 on the undercard of Victor Ortiz vs. Andre Berto II at the StubHub Center in Carson, California.

Keith Thurman

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Benavidez would next take part on the undercard of the welterweight world title bout Keith Thurman vs. Shawn Porter, which was rescheduled to take place on June 25 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, against Francy Ntetu (16-0, 3 KOs) in an 8-round bout.

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Benavidez would next take part on the undercard of the welterweight world title bout Keith Thurman vs. Shawn Porter, which was rescheduled to take place on June 25 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, against Francy Ntetu (16-0, 3 KOs) in an 8-round bout.

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Benavidez would next take part on the undercard of the welterweight world title bout Keith Thurman vs. Shawn Porter, which was rescheduled to take place on June 25 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, against Francy Ntetu (16-0, 3 KOs) in an 8-round bout.

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Benavidez would next take part on the undercard of the welterweight world title bout Keith Thurman vs. Shawn Porter, which was rescheduled to take place on June 25 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, against Francy Ntetu (16-0, 3 KOs) in an 8-round bout.

Barry Jordan

It was noted that Barry Jordan, a NYSAC doctor had taken a look at Ntetu and likely would have played a role.

New York State Athletic Commission

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It was noted that Barry Jordan, a NYSAC doctor had taken a look at Ntetu and likely would have played a role.