Ivan Redkach is a professional Ukrainian boxer. Ivan Redkach has faced notable opponents such as Danny Garcia, Dejan Zlatianin, and Regis Prograis. He’s also known by the moniker El Terrible.
The fighter claims that his admirers, who admire his fighting style, gave him the nickname. His fighting abilities are also noteworthy, as he won every match from November 2009 to January 2015.
Early Life, Family, And Education
Ivan Redkach was born on March 11, 1986, in the Ukrainian SSR town of Shostka. There is relatively little information about his family, including the names of his parents.
He does, however, have a sister and parents in Ukraine. As a result, the warrior and his entire family are quite close.
Apart from that, El Terrible found boxing when he was six years old and has been a fan ever since. Right after kindergarten, his cousin took him to the gym.
The fighter relocated to Brovary when he was 12 years old to learn and hone his boxing skills at a sports school. Ivan’s career has progressed significantly since then.
Age, Height, And Personality
As of 2022, Ivan Redkach is 36 years old.
He takes good care of his health and works out every day to keep his weight and shape. As a result, El Terrible is in good shape and has a toned body.
He stands 5 feet 10 inches (12 inches) tall and weighs 135 pounds (61.36 kg). In addition, he has a large tattoo on his right shoulder.
Facts of Ivan Redkach
|Full Name||Ivan Redkach|
|Birth Date||11 March 1986|
|Birth Place||Shostka, Ukrainian SSR|
|Nick Name||El Terrible|
|Father’s Name||Not Available|
|Mother’s Name||Not Available|
|Age||36 years old|
|Height||5’10” (179 cm)|
|Weight||135 lbs (61 kg)|
|Reach||71 in (180 cm)|
|Weight Division||Lightweight, Light-welterweight|
|Active Years||2009 – Present|
|Net Worth||$1.5 million|
|Merchandise||Showtime Champion Boxing: Garcia vs. Redkach|
|Last Updated||May 2022|
Salary and Net Worth
Ivan Redkach’s estimated net worth is $1.5 million.
Similarly, his purse payout has risen dramatically over time. In his battle against Tony Luis and Erick Daniel Martinez, Redkach received a purse of $20,000.
In his bout against Tyrone Harris in 2019, he was paid $50,000. However, in his most recent contests, the fighter has earned much more.
His prize money for defeating American boxer Devon Alexander was $250,000.
In a loss to Danny Garcia and Regis Prograis, he made $500,000 and $400,000, respectively.
Furthermore, Ivan earns money through pay-per-view bonuses. He also has a few sponsorship and endorsement agreements.
As a result, the boxer lives a relatively comfortable and opulent lifestyle and is perfectly capable of providing a wonderful life for his children and family.
Redkach’s first major bout was a technical knockout victory over Keith Kelly in the first round. He quickly established himself as an elite boxer with tremendous power, body assault, and abilities.
With one no-contest against Antonio Sanchez, Redkach won his first 19 professional fights.
Furthermore, the boxer has faced notable opponents such as Tebor Brosch, Sergio Rivera, Sergey Gulyakevich, Tony Luis, and others.
El Terrible’s first defeat came in the fourth round against Montenegrin boxer Dejan Zlaticanin, who won by technical knockout. He has lost six times since then.
He fought Puerto Rican fighter Luis Cruz in April 2016 and the fight ended in a draw. Besides that, Redkach’s next loss came against IBF super featherweight titleholder Tevin Farmer.
In the tenth round, the Ukrainian boxer lost the match unanimously. After winning his match against Demond Brock, he faced two more losses against Argenis Mendez and John Molina Jr.
Recent Fights, Danny Garcia And Regis Prograis
Ivan won three matches consecutively following his two losses, where he fought against Brian Jones, Tyrone Harris, and Devon Alexander.
His match against Devin was one of the biggest wins in his career. Alexander, aka The Great, is a former world champion who held the WBC title, IBF light-welterweight, and the IBF welterweight title.
El Terrible won the match in the sixth round with a stunning uppercut and left hand. Ivan’s next fight was against one of the world’s best active welterweight, Danny Garcia.
Redkach fought against the multiple world champion for 12 rounds before losing unanimously. His last bout against Regis Prograis likewise ended in a loss.
The battle was contentious, as the Ukrainian fighter accused Prograis of firing an illegal shot at him in the kidney area. Ivan collapsed after being hit, his hands gripping his groin.
Despite the fact that the ‘El Terrible’ appeared to be in a lot of agonies, many experts and fans mocked him and thought he did a wonderful job.
Furthermore, Redkach pulled out of the match, causing a commotion in the ring.
Despite this, Regis Prograis won the match by technical knockout.
There has been no speculation about his next fight since then.
Wife, Girlfriend, And Children
Anya Andreeva is the girlfriend of Ivan Redkach. They’ve been together for quite some time.
Furthermore, the couple got engaged in March 2020.
Ivan frequently publishes romantic poems for the love of his life on social media, and the two are quite lovey-dovey.
For the rest of the world, he’s the fierce, intimidating boxer, but for his fiancée, he’s the charming, sensitive poet.
El Terrible is also the father of two children, Margarita and Lucas.
His 10-year-old daughter lives in Ukraine, while Lucas, his 5-year-old son, stays with him in Los Angeles.
Ivan is a caring and conscientious father to his children.
Social Media Presence
He has 2.4k Twitter followers.