Danny Garcia Opens Up About Mental Health Struggles After Victory

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Sports Illustrated

By Daniel Chavkin The 34-year-old returned to boxing after a 19-month absence. Danny Garcia had a successful return to the ring Saturday night, defeating José Benavidez Jr. in his first fight since December of 2020. After the victory, Garcia explained what he went through during the absence and why this win meant so much to him. “I did take a break, going through mental things,” he said. “I went through some anxiety, depression, I was just trying my best to stay strong.” Garcia went into detail to describe what caused his mental health issues, and how he was able to overcome them on this parti…

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