It’s no secret that Danny Garcia and his father, Angel, come in the same package. Not only that, they're pretty darn funny when they're around each other.

Since Danny was 10, Angel has been by his side professionally as his primary coach, and has shaped Danny into the fighter he is today. Danny cites Angel Garcia as being his biggest inspiration in and out of the ring.

Danny and Angel spend the majority of their time together, hanging out, dancing and doing hilarious things, most of which become social media gold. Here are the top moments Danny and Angel Garcia proved they are one of the best father-son duos in sports:

7. That time Angel tried to climb a rope ladder

I bet him 1k he couldn't do it

A video posted by Danny Swift Garcia (@dannyswiftgarcia) on

At a local fair, Danny bet Angel $1,000 he couldn’t climb a rope ladder. Angel accepted. Hilarity ensued. 

6. The year Angel had the best Father’s Day

Pops out here coolin #FathersDay #TeamDSG

A video posted by Danny Swift Garcia (@dannyswiftgarcia) on

Angel loves dancing, singing and basically doing silly things in front of the camera. This gem was filmed on Father’s Day. How appropriate.

5. The #TBT to end all #TBTs

#TBT me and pops it's been a long journey and we just getting started!

A photo posted by Danny Swift Garcia (@dannyswiftgarcia) on

This is a rare shot of Angel chiseling Danny into a great champion. At the ripe age of 10, Danny and Angel already shared a close bond—only they knew where this moment would lead.

4. The moment the Garcias won Vine

Look at Pops go!

Angel Garcia made his debut on the social media site Vine last February, making for instant father-son social media gold.

3. Any time Danny teases Pops 

Teasing my pop cause he couldn't get the words right to the commercial

A video posted by Danny Swift Garcia (@dannyswiftgarcia) on

Danny and Angel Garcia are also known for the business prowess. The DSG brand has created the family an empire both in and outside of the ring for no other reason than their hard work, dedication and business acumen when taking on new ventures. However, Danny doesn’t like taking things too seriously—even at Angel’s expense. 

2. When the Garcias owned the new year

Pops dancing his way into 2015! #TeamDSG

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2015 is going to be a big year for Danny. So what better way to start off the new year with an Angel Garcia dance-off?

And...the top social media moment that shows why the Garcias are the top father-son duo in sports:

Let's get it

A video posted by Danny Swift Garcia (@dannyswiftgarcia) on

What's better than this? A father and son getting it done in the ring.

Early on, it looked like Anthony Dirrell was going to have a quick night and explosive victory in front of his home fans. Instead, Dirrell's night ended because of a bad cut he suffered midway through the bout.

Dirrell (31-1-1, 24 knockouts) won a six-round technical decision against Denis Douglin on Friday night in the main event of Premier Boxing Champions in Dirrell's home of Flint, Michigan. Scores of the bout were 49-46, and 48-47 twice in favor of Dirrell.

The former 168-pound titlist had his opponent hurt in the first round of their bout, but the veteran gatekeeper escaped.

Douglin (20-6, 13 KOs) has been in with the likes of Jermell Charlo, George Groves, and David Benavidez, so he had a well of experience to draw on after hurt. After holding on in the first, he regained his senses and tried outfighting the much taller and longer Dirrell on the inside, gaining some success. Dirrell was able to catch Douglin coming in and make him think twice about implementing the inside fight.

Dirrell seemed intent on looking for one big punch rather than setting his shots up after hurting Douglin early. It allowed Douglin to regain his confidence by being busier and sticking his head in Dirrell's chest.

"I was going for the knockout," said Dirrell. "I wanted to get him out of there. I was getting hit and I got frustrated occasionally. I need to stick to the game plan a little better and make sure I'm doing what I want to do in the ring."

The two had a contentious lead up to the bout and it brewed into the actual fight. In the fourth round, the referee went to separate the two and both fighters threw on the break and got chippy with each other. It got the fight moving a bit more and Dirrell landed a big uppercut that startled Douglin up a bit. Douglin didn't back down and the two exchanged some monster hooks to end the round.

Anthony Dirrell vs Denis Douglin

Anthony Dirrell battles his way to a unanimous technical decision victory over Denis Douglin (Sylvia Jones/Premier Boxing Champions)

I was going for the knockout. I wanted to get him out of there. Anthony Dirrell, on fight with Denis Douglin

Dirrell mixed up his punches well, alternating from hooks to uppercuts, walking Douglin down in the process. Douglin was docked a point in the sixth round, though it's unclear why. 

Dirrell ended up with a bad cut right above his left eye, and it was ruled to be from a headbutt. Blood poured into his eye and referee Frank Garza called up the doctor, who halted the bout on account of Dirrell's vision being impaired.

Dirrell surely wanted a more definitive win as he hopes to line up a big fight with one of the reigning titleholders at super middleweight. Dirrell had previous matchups lined up with David Benavidez and Callum Smith, but they didn't materalize. Dirrell should still be in the mix for a title fight, his only loss coming to Badou Jack in 2015 when Dirrell dropped his title.

Dirrell is 33 years old and seemed anxious to get another crack at the top of the division. He looked good against Douglin until the time of the stoppage and hopes it'll be enough to get another shot in 2018.

"I'm right there with anyone in this division," said Dirrell. "I was getting ready for a title fight and I hurt my back but I'm ready now. I want to face anyone with a belt or whoever will step up to the challenge."

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FRI, DEC 08, 2017 Hialeah Park, Miami, Florida

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    • Record
    • Ahmed Elbiali 16-0-0
    • Jean Pascal 31-5-1
    • KOs (KO %)
    • Ahmed Elbiali 13 (81%)
    • Jean Pascal 18 (47%)
    • Weight
    • Ahmed Elbiali 175 lbs (79.55 kg)
    • Jean Pascal 175 lbs (79.55 kg)
    • Height
    • Ahmed Elbiali 6'0" (1.83 m)
    • Jean Pascal 5'10½" (1.79 m)
    • Reach
    • Ahmed Elbiali 73" (185 cm)
    • Jean Pascal 72" (183 cm)
    • Stance
    • Ahmed Elbiali Orthodox
    • Jean Pascal Orthodox
    • Age
    • Ahmed Elbiali 27
    • Jean Pascal 35
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