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San Diego Super Welterweight David Barragan Takes the Long Road!

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(San Diego, CA) – Undefeated San Diego super welter David Barragan (6-0-1, 3KOs) has never taken a short cut. Even after suffering a devastating life threatening automobile accident, Barragan decided to take the long road. Coming home from an early run, David along with his father Carlos where struck by a drunk driver in a head-on collision. The young David, a highly decorated amateur who won his first national Silver Gloves tournament at thirteen and amassed over 90 amateur fights, was given the choice of fusing his damaged vertebrae and being well in a matter of months or taking the longer and more painful option of letting them heal on their own with the help of a cast. He went with option two. “It all began with a punching bag in the backyard and bible studies on Friday,” Carlos Barragan Jr., father and trainer of David, answered when asked how the family got involved in boxing. “My father, Carlos Sr., always loved the sport so we decided to help kids in National City, eventually we got a gym in the backyard and it took off from there.” With that environment, it was only a question of when David would join […]http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/eastsideboxing/egEo?d=yIl2AUoC8zA http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/eastsideboxing/egEo?i=xpWEju2YTUw:k_GVSUFKXZM:D7DqB2pKExk http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/eastsideboxing/egEo?d=qj6IDK7rITs




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