JULIO DIAZ RUMORS & GOSSIP

Joel Diaz Jr headlines Shobox May 16th at Foxwoods

On Friday May 16, DiBella Entertainment will return to the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Conn., with an exciting ShoBox: The New Generation doubleheader. Headlining the card in the 10-round main event will be highly regarded undefeated super featherweight prospect Joel Diaz Jr. (15-0, 12KO's) taking on once-beaten Tyler Asselstine (14-1, 7KO's). Returning to ShoBox...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Julio Diaz says he will most likely retire after loss to Keith Thurman

Julio Diaz will most likely retire from the sport of boxing after being stopped by Keith Thurman in between rounds due to a body shot last night at The Stub Hub Center. The veteran who compiled a record of 40-10 with twenty-nine knockouts feels that it is time to let the new blood of boxing take their place. In speaking with him last night post fight, Diaz had this to say about his...
Via Fight Hub TV
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Thurman Wins Over Diaz, Matthysse vs Molina A WAR

CARSON, CA - With action being stopped in round three due to injury, Keith ‘One Time’ Thurman defeated Julio Diaz to retain the WBA interim welterweight championship belt. Faster and stronger, Thurman took control early connecting with left hooks and straight lefts early in round one. Continuing into round two, Thurman took the fight to the body and displayed his superior hand...
Via BadCulture
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Keith Thurman ready to face Julio Diaz and eager to prove he can be boxing's next big star

Carson, Calif. -- Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao, and Miguel Cotto have been the three biggest pay-per-view boxing stars for the past few years, but now, with retirement on the horizon for all three, an obvious question looms over the sport: Who will replace them and carry the torch for the next generation?Undoubtedly, there are many candidates waiting in the wings, all of whom...
Via The Daily Sports Herald
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Thurman vs. Diaz Weigh-In 1PM PT

LOS ANGELES, CA - Today Keith Thurman, Julio Diaz and the other participants of Saturday night’s triple header on Showtime take to the scales ahead of their match-ups. The weigh-in begins at 1PM PT and you can watch it here LIVE. # # # Thurman vs. Diaz, a 12-round fight for Thurman’s Interim WBA Welterweight World Championship onSaturday, April 26, is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions...
Via BadCulture
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Showtime tripleheader fight previews: Thurman vs. Diaz, Matthysse vs. Molina, Figueroa vs. Belmontes

On Saturday night, three of boxing's hardest hitters and most exciting fighters take center stage in Carson, California, as Showtime airs a tripleheader with Keith Thurman, Lucas Matthysse and Omar Figueroa. Right here, you'll find the fight previews for the entire card, along with a special preview video of the action as well. Keith Thurman vs. Julio Diaz Preview & Prediction...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Quotes From Final Thurman/Diaz Press Conference

LOS ANGELES (April 24, 2014) – Photo credit: Esther Lin/Showtime With Oscar De La Hoya presiding over the festivities, Golden Boy Promotions hosted the final press conference for their exciting, stacked fight card this Saturday, April 26 headlining Keith Thurman vs. Julio Diaz at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., live on SHOWTIME® (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT, following...
Via BadCulture
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Thurman/Matthysse Workout Before Triple Header

LOS ANGELES, CA – Today at the Westside Boxing Gym in Los Angeles, fighters from Showtime’s Triple Header, taking place at the Stub Hub Arena in Carson, California, held a light workout for the media on hand and answered questions about their respective upcoming bouts. On hand today: Yamaguchi Falcao, Joseph Diaz, Jermall Charlo, Jerry Belmontes, John Molina, Julio Diaz, Omar...
Via BadCulture
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Heather Hardy, Lamar Russ, Joel Diaz Jr highlight March 21 Broadway Boxing in Brooklyn

Next Friday, DiBella Entertainment's popular Broadway Boxing series returns to the Aviator Sports and Events Center in Brooklyn, NY, for an exciting eight-bout card. Headlining the card in separate eight-round bouts will be undefeated Brooklyn-native and popular female attraction Heather "The Heat" Hardy (8-0, 2KO's), "The First Lady" of DBE, and middleweight...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Diaz vs. McCloskey? It’s news to Diaz’s promoter, who says not so fast

Thompson Boxing Sets Record Straight In an effort to clarify the false news that is circulating in the boxing world as it relates to the May 5 match up between junior welterweights, former two-time world champion Julio "The Kidd" Diaz and WBA #8 ranked Paul McCloskey, Thompson Boxing Promotions has issued the following official statement: "As far as we are concerned...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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