Unified Super Lightweight World Champion Danny "Swift" Garcia and his father/trainer Angel Garcia held an open workout at Harrowgate Boxing Club in Philadelphia today as Garcia prepares to face former Four-Division World Champion and Mexican legend Erik "El Terrible" Morales on Saturday, Oct. 20 at the brand new Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
Danny Garcia, Unified Super Lightweight World Champion
"I think people are taking me more seriously now. It took some time for everyone to realize how serious I am. Then my last few fights showed them that I think and fight like a champion, which is what I am now.
"It is great to have a fight on the East Coast. It is my comfort zone knowing that I will be able to fight in front of my fans, people from Philly and New York and especially all of the Puerto Ricans that are huge boxing fans and know my background and that I am fighting for them too.
"I feel so fortunate to have the opportunity to open ...