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DANNY GARCIA
Weight class:  Light Welterweight/141 lbs
Hometown:  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Birthdate:  March, 20, 1988
Height:  5-9
Weight:  141 pounds
Coach’s name:  Angel Garcia
Club name:  Harrowgate Boxing Club
School:  Accelerating Learning Academy
Began boxing:  1999
National Senior Titles:  2005 U-19 National Champion, 2005 Tammer Tournament Champion, 2006 U.S. National Champion
Career highlight:  Winning the 2006 U.S. Championships
Who has been your biggest influence and why:  My family because they motivate me and push me to do good in life.
How did you get involved with boxing:  I always loved boxing since I was young so when I was old enough, my father put me in the gym.
What is your greatest strength in the ring:  My intelligence and my sharp counter punching
Did you ever play any other sports:  Basketball, football and hockey
What do you love most about boxing:  Winning, willing to sacrifice and dicipline
What are your goals in and out of the ring:  To make the 2008 Olympic Team, win a gold medal and turn pro and be a world champion
What is your favorite movie:  Scarface
What is your favorite TV show:  MTV Jams and Sports Center
What is something interesting about you that most people don’t know:  I was born with six toes on my right foot.

2007
U.S. Championships:  dec. James Berry, Baltimore, Md., 23-9; dec. Ronnie Reams, Colorado Springs, Colo., 21-5; dec. Hector Ramos, San Antonio, Texas, 19-18; dec. Andre Sherard, Milwaukee, Wisc., 18-13, in quarterfinals; lost on points to Brad Solomon, Douglasville, Ga., 14-13, in semifinals

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