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Diego Pacheco

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Los Angeles

Birthday: 03/08/01

Currently reside: Los Angeles, Calif.

Weight class: 165 lbs

Height: 6’3”

Coach’s name: Rudy Garcia

Club name: Team Garcia Boxing Club

When did you start boxing and why: I was introduced to boxing by my dad at the age of 9. It started as an exercise for a couple nights a week, but ended up being an every night routine.

Amateur record: 30-2

What do you think is your greatest asset in the ring: Heart and determination.

If you weren’t boxing, what would you be doing? Playing basketball.

Who has been your biggest inspiration and why: My family, because they have always supported me and provided me with what I need.

What motivates you the most: Success.

What are five things that most people don’t know about you: 1. Most people would not think that I am 15. 2. I played on the varsity basketball team for my school, but had to stop because it got in the way of my training. 3. I listen to music all day long wherever I am at. 4. I am very good at math. 5. I like to play 2K with my friends.

National titles won: 2016 Silver Gloves National Champion, 2016 USA Boxing Junior Open Champion, 2016 Junior Olympics Silver Medalist

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