Daniel Gonzalez

USA Boxing

Weight class: Light bantamweight/114 lbs
Hometown: Moreno Valley, California
Birth year: April 28, 1998
Height: 5-3
Coach: George Gonzalez
Gym: Capital Punishment 
Occupation: Student
School: Vista De Lago High School 
Began boxing: Daniel began boxing in 2010 because he would get aggressive during soccer matches and wanted to try out boxing.  
Most memorable career achievements: Earning a spot on the 2013 National Team after first place finish at 2013 Junior World Team Open. Winning Silver Golden Gloves twice and Junior Golden Gloves once. 
Biggest inspiration: Oscar De La Hoya because he won a gold medal in the Olympics AND finished school. 
Greatest asset in the ring: Determination
Daniel is motivated the most by: Being able to compete in large tournaments
Favorite boxer: Floyd Mayweather because he is the smartest fighter and does not take a lot of punches
Biggest goals in boxing: To make the 2016 Olympic Team and win a gold medal. To win National Silver Gloves. 
Biggest goals outside of boxing: To be the fastest runner in his high school
Favorite part of the Olympic Training Center: The ice cream and the advanced training equipment  
When Daniel is training, he likes to listen to: Rap
When Daniel isn't training or in school, he likes to: Play football with his friends 

Did you know?

  • He is a hard worker
  • He likes soccer
  • He is outgoing
  • He loves ice cream 
2014 JUNIOR AND YOUTH OPEN CHAMPION
2013 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS SILVER MEDALIST
2013 VICTORY DAY CHAMPION
2013 JUNIOR WORLD TEAM OPEN CHAMPION