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Why trainer Robert Garcia has such a unique perspective of Floyd Mayweather

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By Kevin Iole,   Yahoo Sports

Trainer Robert Garcia was a 130-pound champion in 1999. (AP)
LAS VEGAS – As 1999 dawned, 21-year-old Floyd Mayweather Jr. sat atop the Ring Magazine ratings in the super featherweight division.

Mayweather won his first world championship in stunning fashion on Oct. 3, 1998, when he utterly destroyed Genaro Hernandez to win the WBC championship.

Hernandez was one of the best and most respected fighters in the game and was unbeaten at 130 pounds going into the fight. That Mayweather won wasn't that unexpected; he was a 1996 Olympic bronze medalist and for years, experts had raved about his ability as one of the sport's top prospects....

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