Edgar Garcia – This wrestler likes to keep it standing

by thomas gerbasi | source: ufc.com

Money may have been tight around the Garcia family household, but at Christmas, one thing was always guaranteed for young Edgar Garcia and his three older brothers – a new pair of boxing gloves. And it was with these gloves that the future UFC welterweight prospect would learn an important lesson of the fight game – how to take a punch.

“Whenever we wanted to fight, we’d put on the gloves and we’d hit each other, but without hurting each other,” he recalls. “I’m the youngest one, so I would always get beat up by my older brothers and I think that’s what made me stronger.”

He pauses, then laughs.

“Now I can say that I can beat them up.”

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6/17/09 10:59 AM by Magnetic


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6/17/09 3:02 AM by Magnetic

TTT for Edgar he is a great asset to Magnetic and Team MTX