Brooklyn-born boxer who became the NABO,NABF and WBA Middleweight Champion. He is a four-time winner of the New York Golden Gloves Championship and has been nicknamed "The Golden Child."He was diagnosed with a potentially life-threatening form of bone cancer known as osteosarcoma in 2011.He replaced James Kirkland in a 2009 fight after Kirkland was arrested on gun charges.BEFORE FAME
He graduated from Erasmus High School and was an exceptional amateur boxer, posting a 137-7 record and winning the Junior Olympics.PERSONAL LIFE
He was raised primarily by his mother, Yvette, and his grandmother, Cordelia.FUN FACTS
Boxer Daniel Jacobs were born on Tuesday, birthstone is Amethyst, the seaon was Winter in the Chinese year of Rabbite, it is 31 days until Daniel Jacobs next birthday.