Professional boxer Devin Haney has been the WBC lightweight champion since 2019. According to BoxRec and The Ring magazine, he is presently the fourth-best lightweight fighter in the world. Haney was reared in San Francisco, California, but in order to further their studies, they must relocate to Las Vegas. He began boxing training when he was seven years old.
Childhood and Youth
Haney was among the youngest fighters to win seven national championships. He was able to win the Youth World Championships at the age of 17. In terms of his amateur boxing record, he was 138–8 with two defeats coming at the hands of competitor Ryan Garcia.
Weight: 80 K.G. Height: 1.73 m;
17 Nov 1998; Birthdate.
American nationality United States
Playing Method: Traditional Nickname: The Dream
Career in Professionals
He never lost a fight throughout his whole professional career, which greatly increased his performance as a boxer. He was able to win the WBC International, IBF North American, and WBC Youth Championships at the age of 17.
One of his greatest victories might have been the brutal knockout he delivered on Antonio Moran in the seventh round. Additionally, he triumphed over Zaur Abdullaev to win the WBC Interim lightweight title.
Haney was scheduled to face Harmonito de la Torre in February 2018, however the Filipino boxer was unable to survive the match. Haney’s promoter was unable to locate a suitable opponent, therefore the event was called off.
Haney faced criticism for his racist and anti-white remarks directed toward Vasiliy Lomachenko. He stated in an interview that he would defeat a white boy ten times over if they fought ten times. He made it clear, though, that he does not support racism and will not put up with any form of prejudice.
27 Fights In Total; 27 Victories By KO: 15