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ROBERT GARCIA RECALLS DECISION TO RETIRE FROM FIGHTING: "BY 26, I WAS JUST SICK OF IT"

By Luis Sandoval | January 30, 2015
"Barrera, Morales, Pacquiao; they wer all in that division at 130...one or two wins and then get a big payday...that's not what I was about...I was about enjoying my kids, enjoying my family...by 26, I was just sick of it," stated world-class trainer Robert Garcia, who recalled his decision to retire from fighting at a young age. Check it out!

ROBERT GARCIA RECALLS DECISION TO RETIRE FROM FIGHTING: "BY 26, I WAS JUST SICK OF IT"
January 30, 2015 - "Barrera, Morales, Pacquiao; they wer all in that division at 130...one or two wins and then get a big payday...that's not what I was about...I was about enjoying my kids, enjoying my family...by 26, I was just sick of it," stated world-class trainer Robert Garcia, who recalled his decision to ......

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JOHN MOLINA AGREES WITH ADRIEN BRONER ON FIGHT PREDICTION: "I DON'T SEE IT GOING THE DISTANCE EITHER"
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January 27, 2015 - "Pacquiao fights HBO pay-per-view, which is a 10PM start time, which is 3 o'clock in the morning, so it ain't happening over here...it's just frustrating...he has to chase the big fights as Kell as...the Khan fight doesn't look like it's going to happen," stated promoter Eddie ......

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EDDIE HEARN SAYS KELL BROOK WILL TARGET MARQUEZ, MAIDANA, THURMAN OR GUERRERO AFTER JO JO DAN CLASH
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EDDIE HEARN DISCUSSES SIGNING OF FRANKIE GAVIN AND FUTURE SHOWDOWN WITH KELL BROOK
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