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Mikey Garcia Height, Weight, Age, Family, Facts, Spouse, Biography

Mikey Garcia Quick Info
Height 5 ft 6 in
Weight 66 kg
Date of Birth December 15, 1987
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Spouse Fatima Garcia

Mikey Garcia is an American professional boxer who had won 40 of his career’s 42 professional bouts, as of May 2024. 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.

Born Name

Miguel Angel Garcia Cortez

Nick Name

Mikey

Mikey Garcia as seen in an Instagram Post in May 2019
Mikey Garcia as seen in an Instagram Post in May 2019 (Mikey Garcia / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Sagittarius

Born Place

Oxnard, Ventura County, California, United States

Residence

California, United States

Nationality

American

 

Occupation

Professional Boxer

Mikey Garcia as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2019
Mikey Garcia as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2019 (Mikey Garcia / Instagram)

Family

  • 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)
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Weight(s)

Featherweight, Super Featherweight, Lightweight. Light Welterweight, Welterweight

Stance

Orthodox

Reach

5 ft 8 in or 173 cm

Net Worth

Mikey Garcia’s net worth had been $4 million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm

Weight

66 kg or 145.5 lbs

Mikey Garcia as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2021
Mikey Garcia as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2021 (Mikey Garcia / Instagram)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Mikey has dated –

  1. 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

Hispanic

He is of Mexican descent.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Side-cropped, side-parted hair
  • Affable smile
  • Sports a trimmed goatee
Mikey Garcia as seen in an Instagram Post in March 2019
Mikey Garcia as seen in an Instagram Post in March 2019 (Mikey Garcia / Instagram)

Mikey Garcia Facts

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. He was the subject of the 2013 sports documentary film titled 2 Days: Mikey Garcia.
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Featured Image by Mikey Garcia / Instagram

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