Ryan Garcia made a major splash in 2019 when he was tasked with living up to the hype, and not only he stood the test in front of him, he leveled all the barriers placed in front of him. After many challenges and challengers, Ryan Garcia is still undefeated with a 19-0 record and 16 of those wins coming in the form of knockouts.
So, it is safe to say; there are even massive trials to come in the future by if 2019 was any indication, Ryan is ready for anything. Born on 8 August 1998, the 21-year-old fighter from Victorville, California, is ready for anything. Hard work brought Ryan to where he is now, and his determination to better himself will take the fighter to places if he keeps grinding and doing his best.
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Dedicated to boxing, there is still more to come from the boxer who is only getting into the prime of his career now. If the promise he showed in the years passed continues into the future, then the name Ryan Garcia will be something you’d better know. So, here are few facts you need to know about the up and coming boxer Ryan Garcia.
Ryan Gacia’s Boxing Career is a Family Affair
Ryan Garcia's father and mother are involved in his boxing career. Source: Instagram
Ryan Garcia started boxing from a young age like most of the talented champions do, and from a pretty early age, he was trained by his father, Henry Garcia. For all his amateur career, Henry was Ryan’s trainer, and when he went professional, Ryan’s father remained on the training staff after Eddy Reynoso, coach of Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez took over.
It is not only his father who is involved with the professional athlete’s career, though, Ryan’s mother is also invested in the financial aspect of his career. Ryan’s mother, Lisa Garcia, manages all the commercial side of his career and also the administrative side of things.
Ryan is a WBC Silver Lightweight Champion
The meteoric rise to stardom of Ryan Garcia is because of how his career is going with the boxer currently holding a perfect record of 19-0, and the last of his win was against Romero Duno. Ryan won the bout in the first round and then went on to pick the WBO-NABO and the vacated WBC Silver Lightweight Title. The winning of the championship only further strengthen his standing in the world of boxing.
Ryan Garcia Bought His Mother a Car and a House Before His 21st Birthday
Ryan bought his mother a car and a house before his 21st birthday. Source: Instagram
When Ryan was smaller, he always told his mother he was going to buy her a car and a house when he grows up. Most of the children make the promise to their parents, and few only manage to do it before they are even legally allowed to buy a bottle of alcohol. Ryan bought his mother a two-story house and a Mercedes car before he was 21, and you can see how much he loves his mother in the pictures he posts about her on Instagram.
Ryan is a Proud Father of a Beautiful Baby Daughter with His Girlfriend Catherine Gamez
Ryan Garcia is focused on his career, but he is also taking life one step at a time. While being on break from boxing during the summer of 2018, he and his then-girlfriend Catherine Gamez got pregnant. She gave birth to the couple’s child, a baby daughter Rylie Garcia on 21 March 2019.
After the arrival of his daughter, Ryan said, “It’s been an incredible year. Before my daughter was here, I didn’t know what to expect. I guess it’s cliche to say, but right when I saw her, I knew my heart belonged to her. There was nothing else in the world that mattered. She controls me now. She’s my queen.”