This article will answer every question you have about Héctor García. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.
- What does Héctor do for a living?
- Who are Héctor’s parents and siblings?
- What are Héctor’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Héctor married or does he have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
- Does Héctor have any children?
- Where is Héctor now?
- How tall is Héctor?
- How much money does Héctor earn?
- What is Héctor’s net worth?
N/B: Please read the entire post to have all your questions answered.
Who is Héctor García?
Hector Luis Garcia Mora is a recognized Dominican professional boxer who has held the WBA super featherweight title since August 2022. He is rated as the second-best active super featherweight by The Ring magazine as of November 2022. Garcia competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics in the men’s bantamweight event, in which he was eliminated in the round of 32 by Dzmitry Asanau.
Hector Garcia Career
On December 2016, he made his professional debut against Marlembron Acuna. Garcia won the fight by a third-round stoppage. He made his first step up in competition on November 10, 2018, when he was booked to fight Robin Zamora for the vacant WBA Fedelatin featherweight title. Garcia won the bout by a second-round knockout. He then made his first WBA Fedalatin featherweight title defense against Anvar Yunosov on July 27, 2019. Garcia won the bout by split decision, with scores of 105-103, 107-101, and 102-106.
After a pair of wins against Miguel Moreno Gonzalez and Isaac Avelar, he was booked to fight Chris Colbert on February 26, 2022, in a WBA super featherweight title eliminator. He was a late replacement for Roger Gutierrez who withdrew as he tested positive for COVID-19. Garcia won the bout by an upset unanimous decision, knocking Colbert down in the 7th round and winning a unanimous decision with judges’ scorecards of 199-108 and 118-109 twice.
WBA super featherweight champion
Garcia vs. Gutierrez
He was scheduled to challenge the reigning WBA super featherweight champion Roger Gutierrez on July 10, 2022, at the Polledro de Caracas in Caracas, Venezuela. The bout was then postponed, as the promoters were not able to organize a fight in Venezuela. The WBA ordered both sides to renegotiate terms to avoid the bout heading to a purse bid hearing, The duo came to terms and rescheduled the bout for August 20. The fight took place on the Adrien Broner and Omar Figueroa Jr. undercard. He fought behind his jab for the first eight rounds of the fight, which kept his opponent relatively inactive. Although Gutierrez picked up the pace in the 9th round, Hector had already built up a significant lead and won the bout by unanimous decision. Two judges scored the bout 117-111 in Gutierrez’s favor, while the third judge scored the bout 118-100 for Garcia.
Garcia vs. Davis
Hector fought three-weight world champion Gervonta Davis in a lightweight fight at the Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. on January 7, 2023. The bout was a closely contested affair until Davis landed a flush straight left early in the 8th round. Soon after, a fight started in the crowd at ringside with 2 minutes and 8 seconds left in the 8th round, leading to the bout being temporarily stopped. When the fight resumed, Davis found success again with his left hand, visibly hurting Garica. Hector was disoriented after retreating to his stool in his corner, complaining about his eyesight. The bout was stopped, with Davis winning through eighth-round corner retirement. This marked the first loss of Garcia’s career.
How old is Hector Garcia?
Hector Luis García Mora is currently aged 31 years having been born on November 1, 1991, in San Juan de la Maguana, Dominican Republic. He shares his birthday with famous people including Tim Cook, Jenny McCarthy, Jeremy Hunt, David Foster, Larry Flynt, Coco Martin, Micaela Schafer, Penn Badgley, Paige Hyland, and Jayden Bartels, among others.
Hector Garcia Family
Who are Hector Garcia’s parents?
Hector Luis García Mora was born in San Juan de la Maguana to his parents, Jose Garcia and Gloria Garcia. He has not shared information about his family and parents with the media.
Does Hector Garcia have siblings?
Garcia was born to his parents into a family of twelve children. He has 11 siblings, six brothers, and five sisters, but has not shared their information with the media.
Hector Garcia Education
Garcia attended school in the Dominican Republic, where he grew up. He has not shared his educational background and qualifications with the media.
Hector Garcia Girlfriend
He is currently in a relationship with his beautiful and sexy girlfriend Katherine, an Instagram model, and fitness coach. The couple has been dating for some time and has one child together.
Hector Garcia Kids
Garcia and his loving girlfriend, have one child together in their relationship, a daughter, born in 2016.
Hector Garcia Height
Garcia has a well-built, muscular, and athletic body adding up to a height of 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) and a weight of 59 kg (130 lbs).
Hector Garcia Net Worth
Dominican professional boxer Garcia has held the WBA super featherweight title since August 2022. He has been active from 2016 to the present and has a net worth of approximately $1 million as of 2023.