Roberto Garcia Cortez, best known as Robert Garcia, is a Mexican-American former professional boxer who competed from 1992 to 2001, and held the IBF junior lightweight title from 1998 to 1999. He has since worked as a boxing trainer, and was voted Trainer of the Year by The Ring magazine in 2011, and by the Boxing Writers Association of America in 2012. He is the older brother of professional boxer Mikey Garcia, who is a world champion in four weight classes.
|Real name:||Roberto Garcia Cortez|
|Born:||January 29, 1975, San Pedro, Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Wins by KO:||25|
|Twitter:||Robert Garcia (American boxer)'s Twitter profile|
About Robert Garcia
Former Mexican-American boxer who became IBF Super Featherweight Champion in 1998; won the 2012 Futch–Condon Award for Trainer of the Year.
He won his first professional fight against Tsutomu Hitono in 1994.
His career record was 34-3 with 25 knockouts.
His father Eduardo Garcia was his trainer.
As an amateur, he fought against future Olympic Gold Medalist Oscar De La Hoya.
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