10 greatest Mexican-American boxers
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Ryan Garcia has a tough act to follow.

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The 22-year-old from Los Angeles, who fights Luke Campbell on Saturday, is striving to become the latest in a long line of great Mexican-American boxers, those of Mexican descent either born or reared in the U.S.

Oscar De La Hoya might be the best known of the lot. The Golden Boy’s charisma and good looks — combined with his success in the ring — made him an international star.

However, he was just one of many Mexican-Americans who have made indelible marks in boxing. Eight are in the International Boxing Hall of Fame.

Here are the 10 best Mexican-American boxers of the modern era.


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