Photos: Danny Garcia Hits Ivan Calderon's Gym in PR
GUAYNABO, PUERTO RICO- Before his travel to his home in Philadelphia, World Boxing Association (WBA) and World Boxing Council (WBC) champion, Danny “Swift” Garcia did a light work at the Felix Pagan Pintor Gym in Amelia, Guaynabo, where he also shared with the former two time world champion Ivan “Iron Boy” Calderon and children and fans present in the place.
Garcia (27-0, 16 KOs) spent several days in Puerto Rico to participate in the conference to formalize their title defense against Mexico's Mauricio Herrera (20-3 , 7 KOs) on March 15 at the Ruben Rodriguez Coliseum Bayamon, in a presentation of Golden Boy Promotions and Swift Promotions in association with PR Best Boxing Promotions (PRBBP), which will air on Showtime.
Along with his father Angel Garcia, the undefeated gladiator came to the gym, administrated by Calderón (a former titleholder in 105 and 108 pounds) to worked on the ring with some floor exercises and teach children some boxing techniques.
“I’m very happy and proud to be Puerto Rican and how I have been treated by everybody here. Thanks to Ivan Calderon, a great champion and all the Puerto Rican children and all fans who welcomed me here”, Garcia said.
Garcia will face Herrera in his fifth defense of the WBC belt and the fourth of his WBA crown.
Also in the March 15 show, heavyweights Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder (30-0, 30 KOs) and Malik “King” Scott (36-1-1 , 13 KOs) will fight in a WBC eliminator scheduled to 12 rounds and former 122 and 126 punds world champions Juan Manuel “Juanma” Lopez (33-3, 30 KOs) and Daniel Ponce de Leon (45-5, 35 KOs) will fight in a rematch for the World Boxing Organization (WBO) International junior lightweight title scheduled to 10 rounds.
Tickets for this event are on sale in Ticketcenter, at www.tcpr.com or calling (787) 792-5000. Prices are $25, $50, $75, $150, $200 and $400.
[QUOTE=JmH Reborn;14211786]He looks like he's a solid 135 lbs.[/QUOTE] :rofl: A solid 135 lbs? He fought at what 105/108 lbs and in his last fight he ballooned up to 130 lbs. I say he's a good 180 or 200 lbs…Comment by PRPOWERPUNCHES on 02-06-2014
[QUOTE=MaskedMurderer;14211822]I bet you danny is wishing right now he [B]took some damn Spanish classes [/B]instead of hanging out in the club and shooting homemade music videos.[/QUOTE] I think it wouldn't matter, all of that comes from the home and if…Comment by PR ESQ. on 02-06-2014
[QUOTE=newcastleking;14211590]pr esq is a funny boxing fan[/QUOTE] not as funny as you however.Comment by MaskedMurderer on 02-06-2014
I bet you danny is wishing right now he took some damn Spanish classes instead of hanging out in the club and shooting homemade music videos.Comment by JmH Reborn on 02-06-2014
[QUOTE=PRPOWERPUNCHES;14211556]I'm a big fan of Iron Boy but man that pic below doesn't do him any justice, he looks like he's 200 lbs.. [IMG]http://www.boxingscene.com/uploads/74408/danny%20garcia%20(16).jpg[/IMG] PRPP:boxing:[/QUOTE] He looks like he's a solid 135 lbs.Post a Comment/View More User Comments (19)