Philippines, 25 Mar 2017
  Home >> News >> List of Articles >> Rich Mazon

 
Search Boxer:
First Name
Last Name


BOXERS                         

CURRENT CHAMPIONS 

FORMER CHAMPIONS   

RATINGS                       

FIGHT SCHEDULES        

FIGHT RESULTS            

NEWS                            

HOUSE NEWS                

FORUM                          

FIGHT GALLERIES        

TRAINERS                     

MANAGERS                    

PROMOTERS                  

BOXING GYMS               

RING CARD GIRLS        


 



Dong Secuya
Web Editor

Rene Bonsubre, Jr.
Contributing Editor

Homer D. Sayson
NBA Section Editor




Ronnie Nathanielsz

Rich Mazon

Eddie Alinea

Epifanio M. Almeda

Anthony Andales

Jason Aniel

Hesiquio Balderas

Sid Bañez

Brett Bonetti

Marlon Bernardino

Winchell Campos

Socrates Celestial

T. Chin-Te

Carlos Costa

Christopher Cruz

Rob Cruz

Jonathan Davis

Dr. Ed de la Vega

Lito delos Reyes

Gianluca (Rio) Di Caro

Edwin G. Espejo

Dennis U. Eroa

Ron Galarpe

Joaquin Henson

Oliver Iglesias

Dionis Jacobe

Ted Lerner

Salven Lagumbay

Reylan Loberternos

Mike Angel Lopez

Salvador Lopez

Joan Secuya-Medida

Ryan Medida

Rico Navarro

Rod Mijares

Manny Pacquiao

Gerry Peñalosa

Greg R. Penilla, M.D.

Gov. Manny Piñol

Dr. Allan Recto

Hermie Rivera

Emmanuel T. Rivera

Virgi T. Romano

Nicholai R. Roska

Maloney L. Samaco

Sev Sarmenta

Reynaldo Seno

Myron Sta. Ana

Atty. Danrex Joseph V. Tapdasan

Recah Trinidad

Reni M. Valenzuela

Mark F. Villanueva




 
List of Articles by Rich Mazon


 

Angel Garcia wants son Danny to retire after losing to Thurman

By Rich Mazon
PhilBoxing.com
06 Mar 2017



Brooklyn, NY - The outspoken father and trainer of Danny Garcia wanted his son to hang up his boxing gloves hours after losing his World Boxing Council welterweight title to fellow champ Keith Thurman (World Boxing Association).

"I am so disgusted with boxing right now. I really want Danny to retire today. I really want him to retire," said Angel Garcia.

The young Garcia lost for the first time in his 34-bout professional career Saturday night at the Barclays Center in New York. He also lost his WBC belt in the process by a narrow Split Decision to the still undefeated Thurman (27-0).

The idea of a rematch with Thurman which his son welcomed was also immediately opposed by the elder Garcia despite the close results.

"Rematch? No, because we don’t believe it. The only one we gave a rematch was (Erik) Morales. I don’t think we should get a rematch with him. We should start all over, if Danny wants to do it. But the advice I would give him as a dad, we ain’t no stepping stone to nobody. We ain’t no stepping stone.”

The decision was not the only thing that angered Angel Garcia. He was also critical of Thurman's game plan against his son in the 12 round contest that was shown live nationally via CBS.

“You can’t win a fight running. He hit Danny with a good shot in the first. It was a good shot. Danny sucked it up and came back in the second. He was there in front of him. Then he ran all the way from the six, seven, eight nine, ten, eleven, twelve. How do you win the fight? You’ve gotta to be kidding me brother. This is a sport where you’ve got to do contact with the fighter, with the person in front of you. You just can’t run."

Garcia also compared the just concluded fight to the junior middleweight showdown between Erislandy Lara and Saul Alvarez in 2014 in Las Vegas which also ended in a close Split Decision (Alvarez).

"It’s like when Lara and Canelo when they fought. It’s the same thing. They gave it to Canelo for being the aggressor. You know what I’m saying? I’m not being a sore loser or nothing like that. But if he would’ve beat, he would’ve had won, then I’ll say, I take my hat off and say, Good job champ. But you can’t beat a world champion like that. You just cannot."

But despite his father's immediate post fight reactions, Danny, 28, would still want to continue fighting and he also would like another crack at Thurman if given the chance to avenge his loss.

"I would love to, I would love to do the rematch and we'll see what happens."

Photo: Danny Garcia's father Angel (L) shows displeasure after Keith Thurman (R) was announced split decision winner over his son (C) Saturday night in Brooklyn, New York.


You can reach the writer at rrmaze24@aol.com.


Back to Rich Mazon 's Articles Listing



Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • Top Phl boxers feted tonite in Elorde Memorial Awards
    By , 25 Mar 2017
  • JASON QUIGLEY BEATS GLEN TAPIA
    By , 24 Mar 2017
  • LEGENDS OF RUGBY TO ROCK RUCK RUMBLE AT THE HSBC SINGAPORE RUGBY 7s
    By , 24 Mar 2017
  • Snips and Snipes 23 March 2017
    By Eric Armit, 24 Mar 2017
  • 'Madman' Marcos Hernandez Training Camp Quotes
    By , 24 Mar 2017
  • ROH SUPERCARD OF HONOR XI TO BROADCAST EXCLUSIVELY ON ROHWRESTLING.COM AND THE FITE TV DIGITAL PPV PLATFORM APRIL 1ST
    By , 24 Mar 2017
  • DONNIE-NATION OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED
    By Dong Secuya, 23 Mar 2017
  • Mayweather Beats McGregor In ONE ROUND ... Says Sugar Ray Leonard (VIDEO)
    By , 23 Mar 2017
  • WEIGHTS FROM SUPER BRAWL III AT SKYLANDS ECC IN RANDOLPH, NEW JERSEY
    By , 23 Mar 2017
  • Scott Burrell & Dean Burrell in action this Friday night in Huntington, New York
    By , 23 Mar 2017
  • CHERRY-DOUGLAS HEADLINES PBC'S TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS APR 4
    By , 23 Mar 2017
  • WARRIORS BOXING SIGNS CHICAGO BANTAMWEIGHT PROSPECT SHAWN SIMPSON TO PROMOTIONAL AGREEMENT
    By , 23 Mar 2017
  • PBC doesn’t guarantee efficiency on professional boxing says GAB Chairman
    By Lito delos Reyes, 23 Mar 2017
  • The Past Week in Action 22 March 2017
    By Eric Armit, 23 Mar 2017
  • LOMACHENKO, USYK AND GVOZDYK MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES
    By , 23 Mar 2017
  • Top Cebuano amateur Junrel Jimenez signs with ALA Promotions
    By , 23 Mar 2017
  • Frank Galarza inks with AC Sports Management
    By , 23 Mar 2017
  • 2017 Mosconi Cup Team - USA standings after four events
    By , 23 Mar 2017
  • GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS SIGNS WBC YOUTH INTERCONTINENTAL LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPION ROMERO DUNO
    By , 22 Mar 2017
  • KELL BROOK TO DEFEND IBF WELTERWEIGHT TITLE AGAINST UNDEFEATED ERROL SPENCE ON SATURDAY, MAY 27 LIVE ON SHOWTIME®
    By , 22 Mar 2017





  •  




     
    PhilBoxing.com has been created to support every aspiring
    Filipino boxer and the Philippine boxing scene in general.
    Please send comments to feedback@philboxing.com


    PRIVATE POLICY | LEGAL DISCLAIMER
    developed and maintained by dong secuya
    © 2017 philboxing.com.