After a debut fight on March 2011, Ivan Najera (age 26) has now built a record of 16 wins, 3 losses, 0 draws over a 19 fight career so far. Najera's longest win streak is 16 fights between March 2011 and February 2015. His longest KO streak in his 19 fights is 4 fights long.
An explosive pro debut saw Najera face Gino Hernandez in a 4 round debut fight. Ivan became only the 3rd person to stop Hernandez shy of the full distance, stopping him in the 2nd. Continuing on from his winning debut, Najera's winning streak continued with wins against fighters included Jerry Fuentes, James Lester and Pedro Martinez fighting 5 times in 2011 and 2 times in 2013.
Jerry Fuentes was beaten next on December 17th, 2011 meaning Najera could maintain his unbeaten streak. Showing his class against Fuentes, Najera was the 2nd person to go the distance with this opponent. Fights against Alexander Lopez, James Lester, Daniel Calzada and 4 others followed where he won all 7 fights taking his winning streak to 12 wins.
Najera then went on to fight and beat Angel Hernandez on March 1st, 2014 maintaining his unbeaten record. In 2014 Najera fought his next opponent Angel Hernandez and defeated him via UD. Najera was the 6th person to go the distance with Hernandez. Fights against Stan Martyniouk, Robbie Cannon and Luis alberto Cervantes followed where he won all 3 fights taking his winning streak to 16 wins.
Najera went into his next fight against Felix Verdejo on June 13th, 2015 with a career record of 16 wins. Najera's first defeat came over the full distance against Felix Verdejo on June 13th, 2015. The fight went to the judges in a UD loss for Najera.
Najera lost to Saul Rodriguez in his next fight. Taking place on November 20th, 2015, Najera's career record after this fight stood at 16-2-0. Stepping up against a talented Rodriguez, it wasn't long before Najera found himself in trouble against Rodriguez early. After 1 rounds Najera lost via TKO. Rodriguez became the first of 18 opponents to stop Najera.
Najera's next defeat of his career came against Raymundo Beltran on May 21st, 2016. Out for his 19th career fight, Najera was once again outmatched where he suffered a 2nd round TKO loss in only his 2nd stoppage defeat to date. Another blow for the talented Najera.