Garcia Takes Next Step on Mayweather-Hatton
Nineteen year old boxing sensation Danny Garcia looks to shine at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, NV on the Mayweather vs Hatton undercard. The Philadelphia based standout was a 2006 U.S. amateur national champion and finalist at this years U.S. Olympic trials before turning professional on November 17, 2007, a fight which took place on the Guzman vs Soto undercard. After dismantling Michael Denby (0-1-1) in 68 seconds of his pro debut, Garcia marches forward challenging Jesus Villareal out of Harris, TX in his next bout.
Signed by world renowned boxing manager Shelly Finkel along with Goldenboy Promotions, Garcia is ecstatic about his future and fighting on one of the biggest cards of 2007 as he stated, "My goal is to continue to work hard and follow the game plan of my team. Right now my career has just begun and I feel confident in my ability to become a world champion. Fighting on the "Undefeated" card is going to be great. I want to show the fans what I'm all about."