Javier Pelos Garcia Bio – Javier Pelos Garcia Wiki
Javier Pelos Garcia born Javier Garcia Calderon, was an American welterweight boxer from Oxnard, California. He made his professional debut in 2007 at age 18.
Garcia began training in his early teens and had over 40 amateur bouts. According to Garcia’s Boxing Rec profile, he was active between 2007 and 2013. In total, Garcia fought 15 bouts, winning 10, with nine knockouts, losing three and tying twice.
Garcia’s first fight was a knockout victory over Nicholas Cadena at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. His last fight was in October 2013, a defeat against DeMarcus Corley.
Following his retirement from boxing, Garcia went on to fight in Big Knockout Boxing. A non-traditional format where fights are fought in a pit, 17-by-17-foot circular canvas with no ropes or turnbuckles. Each fight features seven two-minute rounds. Garcia would go on to become the BKB Welterweight Champion in 2015. Garcia would later go on to lose his title to Jonathan Chicas.
Javier Pelos Garcia Killed a Boxer
In September 2007, Javier Pelos Garcia fought Jackson Bussell of Reno, Nevada, in a six-round fight in Calabasas, California. The fight went the distance, shortly after the final bell, Bussell collapsed and was rushed to Northridge Hospital where he was pronounced dead the following day. He was 28 years old.
Javier Pelos Garcia Age
He was born on February 20, 1989 in Oxnard, California, United States. He was 30 years old.
Javier Pelos Garcia Family
Garcia was the nephew to Robert Garcia, the former IBF junior lightweight champion, and cousin to Miguel “Mikey” Garcia, former WBO junior lightweight and featherweight champion and the current lineal light-welterweight champion.
Javier Pelos Garcia Children
Garcia had three children, Julian, Jaykob and Kimberly.
Javier Pelos Garcia Death
Garcia’s death was confirmed on Twitter by “Top Rank Boxing” host Crystina Poncher on October 2. Poncher tweeted: “RIP Javier “Pelos” Garcia 💔 Saying my prayers tonight for the entire Garcia family. Thanks for always making me laugh whenever I was in your presence Pelos. My heart goes out to your beautiful young children.”
RIP Javier “Pelos” Garcia 💔 Saying my prayers tonight for the entire Garcia family. Thanks for always making me laugh whenever I was in your presence Pelos. My heart goes out to your beautiful young children. #RGBA
— Crystina Poncher (@CrystinaPoncher) October 2, 2019
Following the news of his death, friends, family and fans have taken to social media to pay tribute to Garcia. Emily Pandelakis tweeted, “Pelos lived for his family, especially his kids, Julian, Jaykob and Kimberly. I’ll miss his friendship, his crazy sense of humor, and his infectious optimism. For the people who love him, my heart is with you. I can’t believe he’s gone.”
Javier Pelos Garcia Cause of Death
Javier Pelos Garcia’s cause of death was not revealed.
Javier Pelos Garcia Nationality
He was of American nationality.