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Danny Garcia Biofile

Published by on October 18, 2012 filed under BioFiles   ·   Comments (0)
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Status: WBC/WBA/Ring Light Welterweight champion. Record is 24-0 (15 KO’s).

Ht: 5-9 Wt: 140

DOB: March 20, 1988 In: Philadelphia, PA

First Boxing Memory: “Walking into the boxing gym – Harrowgate Boxing Club – ten years old.”

Boxing Inspiration: “My family.”

Nicknames: “Swift – that’s about it.”

Last Book Read: “Aw man, I don’t even remember.”

Greatest Sports Moment: “My last fight (KO 4 Amir Khan). Shockin’ the world [smiles].”

Most Painful Moment: “I guess takin’ a punch [laughs].”

First Job: “Boxing.”

Current Car: “2012 Camaro. (Color?) White with a red stripe.”

Favorite Boxers To Watch: “Oscar De La Hoya. Floyd Mayweather. Prince Naseem Hamed. Carlos Ortiz. A lot of fighters.”

Favorite Sport Outside Boxing: “Football.”

Funny Boxing Memory: “Not really.”

Which Fight(s) Were You At Your Best, Your Finest Performance: “I guess all of ‘em, 24-0.”

Was Beating Amir Khan Easier Than You Expected: “I knew it wasn’t gonna be easy, I knew it wasn’t gonna be hard. I knew I was prepared.”

When Did You Realize You Were Gonna Win? When Did You Realize That You Had Him: “As soon as I seen his shots, I knew it was gonna be in our favor.”

Last Vacation: “I went to Puerto Rico in July.”

Favorite Movies: “Titanic [smiles].”

Why Do You Love Boxing: “Ah man, I love competing. I like challenges. When I’m traveling, stuff like that. (Favorite part of boxing?) Is competing. I love competing.”

People Qualities Most Admired: “I like to see people who are determined and never give up. Make it through adversity.”

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