|Birthdate ( Age)
||7 August 1995
|Place of Birth
||Hamilton, New Zealand
||Susie Nyika and Simon Nyika
||Zealand professional boxer
David Kieran Nyika is a New Zealand professional boxer. As an amateur, he won a gold medal at both the 2014 and 2018 Commonwealth Games also as competing at the 2017 and 2019 World Championships. Nyika and Sarah Hirini were the New Zealand flag bearers at the 2020 Summer Olympics.
David Kieran Nyika
Nyika gained significant media attention after an event during the Round of 16 at the 2020 Summer Olympics during which Moroccan boxer Youness Baalla attempted to bite Nyika's ear.
Early Life and Family
David Nyika was born to his parents, Susie Nyika and Simon Nyika. He has three siblings all at once . He features a brother named Joshua Nyika, a member of the New Zealand boxing team. Likewise, David’s older sister, Ruby Nyika, is sort of a well-liked author at Stuff NZ. The report claims that she was present within the crowd when David won his second trophy at the Commonwealth Games.
David Nyika Wife
David Nyika is not Married Yet.There is no any information is out there on social media about his relationship status and private life.
David Nyika Net Worth
David Kieran Nyika is a New Zealand professional boxer who has an estimated Net Worth of $2.5 Million in 2021.
During the course of his amateur career, in Commonwealth Games, Glasgow 2014, in Round 16 he defeated Scott Forrest, in Quarter-finals he defeated Sumit Sangwan, in Semifinals he defeated Sean McGlinchy, and in Finals he defeated Kennedy St-Pierre. In Gold Coast 2018, within the Semifinals he defeated Cheavon Clarke and in Finals he defeated Jason Whateley.
within the World Championship, Hamburg 2017, within the Quarter-finals he was defeated by Evgeny Tishchenko and In Yekaterinburg 2019, he was defeated by Muslim Gadzhimagomedov.Talking about his professional career, On 26 January 2021, it had been announced that Nyika would make his professional debut against Jesse Maio on the undercard of Joseph Parker vs. Junior Fa on 27 February 2021.
On July 27, 2021, Nyika won a Round of 16 match against Moroccan Youness Baalla within the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics, where the incident when Baalla attempted to bite Nyika happened . The biting incident overshadowed the competition as New Zealand media reported that it “marred” Nyika’s Olympic debut. The incident drew comparisons to Tyson and Evander Holyfield’s 1997 fight during which Tyson repeatedly bit Holyfield’s ear.