Dat Nguyen started off his pro career aged 21 and currently has a record of 18-3-0. Nguyen now looks to build on the experience gained in his first 21 fights. Between May 2004 and July 2007, Nguyen had his longest winning streak of 11 fights. In his 21 fights, his longest KO streak is 4 fights long.
In a great debut, Nguyen took on Ernest Scott in a 4 round fight, becoming the 2nd person to stop Scott in his 3 fight career to date. Nguyen rise in boxing continued with 11 wins against fighters such as Jorge Ruiz, Jeremy Drapal and Castulo Gonzalez.
Othoniel Espinosa was beaten next on July 24th, 2004 meaning Nguyen could maintain his unbeaten streak. Othoniel Espinosa was Nguyen's next opponent of his career in 2004. The fight was scheduled for 4 and Nguyen was the 5th person to go the distance with Espinosa. Nguyen's win streak of 2 rose to 11 following 9 great wins, becoming the 6th person to stop Yamin Mohammad (Round 6 TKO), 3rd person to stop Jeremy Drapal (Round 1 KO) and 2nd person to beat Jorge Ruiz.
Nguyen went into his next fight against Gregorio Torres on August 31st, 2007 with a career record of 11 wins. On August 31st, 2007, Nguyen took on and was defeated over the distance by Gregorio Torres in his first career defeat. Nguyen lost via SD in a valiant effort. Nguyen's win streak of 11 rose to 15 following 4 great wins, becoming the 6th person to go the distance with Juan g Cruz, 7th person to defeat Carlos francis Hernandez and 11th person to defeat Robert Daluz.
On August 22nd, 2009, Nguyen went into action again and beat Noe Lopez jr taking the winning record to 16 wins. In 2009 Nguyen fought his next opponent Noe Lopez jr ending in a win for Nguyen. In a successful fight, Nguyen was the first person to go the distance with Lopez jr. Taking his record to 17-1-0. Nguyen then went on to win his next fight against Andres Ledesma.
Taking a knock to his career, Nguyen fought and was defeated by Luis orlando Del valle on June 11th, 2011 taking his record to 17-2-0. In 2011 Nguyen fought his next opponent Luis orlando Del valle and was defeated by him via UD. Nguyen was the 3rd person to go the distance with Del valle.
Nguyen went into his next fight against Jayson Velez on October 5th, 2013 with a career record of 17-3-0. In 2013 Nguyen fought his next opponent Jayson Velez and was defeated by him via UD. Nguyen was the 5th person to go the distance with Velez.
Dat Nguyen added another win to his record by beating Gustavo Molina on May 8th, 2016, upping his record to 18 wins. Nguyen became only the 11th person to defeat Gustavo Molina in his 32 long fight career, taking his win tally to 18 via the judges decision (UD, round 6).