After spending four weeks in a training camp with Robert Garcia, at his academy in Oxnard, Calif., Huntington, New York's undefeated junior welterweight sensation Chris Algieri (13-0, 6 KOs) feels the experience was extremely beneficial and well worth the travel from the east coast.
Said Algieri about training in Oxnard with Garcia, "It was great. The atmosphere there is like nowhere I've been before. The gym is packed with talented guys who are in shape and everyone welcomed me with open arms. Although everyone is very serious about their training, at the same time they are very loose. As much as it is a serious place and everyone is getting their job done, it's a fun place to be."
Credit: Team Algieri
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