Unhappy information within the boxing neighborhood… Donovan Garcia, a celebrated child boxer from Colorado who was injured severely in a car accident, handed away final week, in keeping with his household.
He was simply 15 years outdated
The promising younger fighter was concerned in a “severe car accident” on January 11, in keeping with a GoFundMe web page arrange by his household.
The fighter was dropped at the hospital, the place he fought for days to recuperate earlier than tragically dying, in keeping with his household.
“Donovan fought his greatest battle and went 7 rounds, however he was drained,” the household mentioned. “His household desires everybody to know that he’s at peace and they’re at peace with God’s will.
All through his transient profession, Garcia gained various vital honours. In response to his social media web page, these embrace titles similar to Junior Olympics State Champion and Silver Gloves State Champion.
His household wrote in an obituary that he “was cherished by the boxing neighborhood and plenty of extra.”
“Boxing was his ardour & he gained many championships together with 2019 golden gloves,” the household mentioned. “Donovan has a coronary heart of gold and put everybody earlier than himself.”
The GoFundMe web page has already raised over $5,000. Its objective is $15K.
Boxing reporter Elie Seckbach