Heralded Prospect David Navarro in Action against Diuhl Olguin


NEW YORK (March 10, 2021) -Heralded featherweight prospect David Navarro will be back in action on Wednesday night when he takes on veteran Diuhl Olguin in a six-round bout at The Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut (9 PM ET/PT)

Navarro is managed by Split-T Management under the guidance of Tim VanNewhouse.

Navarro of Los Angeles has a record of 2-0 with both wins coming via knockout.

Both of Navarro’s previous fights have also been at the Mohegan Sun, with his most recent outing being a 1st round stoppage over Jason Vera on December 12, 2020.

Olguin of Guadalajara, Mexico has a deceiving record of 14-16-4 with nine knockouts.

The 32 year-old Olguin has a quality wins on his ledger over Horacio Garcia (32-2-1); Kevin Rivers Jr. (14-1); Tenochtitlan Nava (7-1). He is coming off a unanimous decision loss to prospect Jalan Walker on December 18th in Hollywood, Florida.

Navarro, 20, began training in the sport at the age of five, and was a multi-time National Champion who competed in over 170 amateur bouts.

In December, 2019, Navarro was one of only eight boxers in his weight division to compete for a spot on Team USA’s Olympic squad. During the 10-day event, he made it all the way to the finals by upsetting top seed Duke Ragan and in January was named as an Olympic Alternate for the 2020 Olympics, now rescheduled to take place in 2021.

In addition to David’s deep amateur accolades, he comes from one of the great Mexican American boxing families. David is the younger brother of Golden Boy Promotions undefeated junior welterweight prospect Johnathan Navarro, and his cousins, Steven and Chantel, are widely regarded as two of the top young prospects in the USA amateur system.

David is also the nephew of former Olympian Jose Navarro, who competed at the 2000 Sydney Olympic games, and Carlos Navarro, one of America’s greatest amateurs in the 90’s, who is well-known for being the the last American to beat Floyd Mayweather Jr. by winning a box-off at the 1995 Pan-American Games.

Both Navarro and Olguin weighed 127 lbs. at Tuesday’s weigh-in

Photos from Navarro’s Instagram Page

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