Who is Harvey Dock referee of Ryan Garcia vs Devin Haney boxing fight, bio, age, height and salary

Who is Harvey Dock referee of Ryan Garcia vs Devin Haney boxing fight, bio, age, height and salary

Here is all you need to know about boxing referee Harvey Dock along with his age and salary as he gets criticised by the fans and journalists on social media 

The super-lightweight champion Devin Haney was defeated four times by Ryan Garcia on Saturday, shocking the boxing world with his majority-decision triumph.

Garcia’s most valuable weapon was his left hook, which he used to floor Haney, the world champion who had not before lost, in the seventh, tenth, and eleventh rounds.

Meanwhile, the major storyline isn’t the win; rather, it’s how the referee ruined an incredible moment by stopping Garcia following the first knockdown. Even Stephen A. Smith joined the race of criticising the referee calling him “terrible.”

Who is Harvey Dock referee of Ryan Garcia vs Devin Haney boxing fight, bio, age, height, boxing record and salary

As the bout went on, Haney consistently closed the distance on his opponent, but Garcia lost a point for striking his opponent while they were on the break in the seventh round. Garcia’s knockdowns were insufficient to warrant a draw, so “King Ry” almost lost out on the point deduction.

A user wrote, “Harvey Dock literally just kept Haney in this fight. Didn’t call the second knockdow.”

Another wrote: “Ryan was robbed of a ko !! Harvey Dock SAVED Haney.”


On yser accusing of corruption, “It’s so awkward watching this fight. Very clear that Harvey Dock accepted money to get Devin Haney over. 100% obvious that Haney is not allowed to be knocked out. Taking the point was madness there. This is corruption in real time.”

Another user, “Harvey Dock with a great save . That was borderline corrupt.”


Who is Harvey Doc?

55 year old Dock who has a height of 6 feet 1 inch was named New Jersey Amateur Boxing Champion in 1993 and 1994. As a professional boxer he was 1-0 (0), fighting out of Jersey City, New Jersey.

Harvey Doc is a boxing referee who started his professional career in 2004. In April 2004, Dock made his refereeing debut, having obtained his licence in New Jersey. In the end, he was able to find work in New York, Ohio, Michigan, Connecticut, and Maryland.


The American referee currently resides in Jersey City, New Jersey. He has overseen around 364 bouts so far and his most recent one was Ryan Garcia vs Devin Haney.

He was also the referee for the Errol Spence Jr. and Terence Crawford fight back in 2023 and was paid $4,000 in salary for the fight.

For two years, 1993 and 1994, Dock was the New Jersey Amateur Boxing Champion. Based in Jersey City, New Jersey, he had a 1-0 record as a professional boxer. In November 2008, he promoted one fight under the banner of HD Promotions at the Robert Treat Hotel in Newark, New Jersey.