Skate or die with Danny Garcia

Danny Garcia’s secret weapon? He “can play every sport.”

Danny Garcia and Lucas Matthysse

For his next trick, Danny Garcia will beat Lucas Matthysse at handball.

Every sport? Like a 140-pound Bo Jackson from those late-’80s commercials? As it turns out: Yes. Garcia was in the gym with pro skateboarder Manny Santiago when he busted out a couple of tricks of his own.

“I didn’t skateboard in 10 years, but it kicked in right away. I landed a pop shovel. I was trying to land a kickflip but I couldn’t really get it, because I haven’t been in there in a long time. “

Don’t worry, fight fans: He was doing his tricks on a mat. Popping ollies is only fun when you’re not popping a shoulder out of its socket. But the shredding comes to Garcia like the gridiron and the ice did as a kid.

“I can play every sport. I played ice hockey for three years when I was a little kid. I played football, I played baseball,” he said. “I’m just a great athlete. I love sports. That’s why I love boxing. I love the one-on-one competition. It’s amazing to me. “

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