top of page

Quirino García A story of overcoming adversity.


Lost 18 fights in a row, won his first professional fight in his 19th fight, 4 years late to taste victory Quirino Garcia is a boxer who struggled a lot at the beginning of his career, losing his first 18 fights as a professional.

On September 10, 1994, Garcia obtained his first victory by defeating Norberto Bueno by knockout. After that victory he tied 4 wins plus all by knockout, with those wins he managed to dispute the Middleweight national title, tying against Eduardo Gutierrez. On December 22, 1995, he was crowned super welterweight national champion, defeating Jorge Vaca by knockout.

In 1996, he was crowned IBF super welterweight intercontinental champion, defeating Eduardo Gutierrez by knockout. In 1997 he defeated Terrence Alli to be crowned WBC super welterweight international champion.

Said title was lost to Rene Francisco Herrera and he recovered it by beating Rene all this in 1997. In 1999 he beat Meldrick Taylor He lost the international title, falling to Alfred Ankamah, which he recovered, beating Alfred Ankamah in March 2000.

On March 2, 2001, he knocked out former world champion Frankie Randall. On February 15, 2002, he won his second national title after defeating Eduardo Gutierrez and being crowned middle national champion.

That same year he played for the WBF world title, losing to Steve Roberts. In August 2004 he disputed the IBA world title, losing to David Lopez. After that defeat, he was crowned national champion for the third time, this time in light heavyweight.

He retired in 2009 after a 19-year career. The story of Quirino Garcia is one of overcoming that teaches us not to give up From losing his first 18 fights in a row to beating 4 former world champions and being international and national champion in 3 different weight classes.

Comments


bottom of page