Diaz who is 24 decades outdated recently dropped his WBA, WBO and IBF title belts to Nate Campbell on March 8, 2008. The defeat was his initial of his occupation in the bout Diaz experienced a severe slash over his still left eye which was caused by a head butt, the reduce effected Diaz’s vision all over the bout. Diaz studies that now his left eye is wholly healed following a small course of action was done to elevate an infection as Diaz describes to us the lower and his “stubbornness” by not listing to his corner brought about him to drop the struggle. Diaz claims he received absent from his common fight system which includes jabbing and a stream of combos instead Diaz stayed within and Campbell has in a position to land some solid shots. Two of the 3 judges scored the bout for Campbell providing him the split conclusion victory.
Diaz informs us that his next bout is scheduled for September 6, 2008 versus Michael Katsidis. The combat is likely to choose put at the Toyota Centre in Houston, Texas which is Diaz’s property metropolis the only element remaining is for each fighters to formally signal the agreement. This will be Diaz’s return to Houston right after not combating there for 3 decades and he sights this as a significant dwelling area benefit. Diaz will take excellent pride in remaining a champion, understands the devotion essential to regain his belts. Diaz is not only committed to having back the championships, he is also a total time pupil who over the up coming calendar year or so will be graduating from The College of Houston wherever he is a pre-legislation major. In accordance to Diaz his day by day regime incorporates an early increase and straight to the 24/7 Wellness Heart wherever he starts his working day with excess weight education adopted by Swimming and then off to the University, Diaz is so dedicated in graduating he even enrolled in Summer time Lessons. At night Diaz will strike the health club once more to wrap up his workout for the working day on the stair-learn. This daily training plan which differs from the ordinary boxer’s work out program is devised by his toughness and conditioning coach Brian Caldwell. With all this heading on Diaz finds time to review in order to keep fantastic grades, soon after graduating Diaz who is Mexican, American ideas to go on to Regulation College. He finally would like to be concerned with both Immigration Regulation or Sports Contracts. Diaz like previous Mexican boxing champion and Corridor of fame inductee Carlos Palomino will be just one of the number of winner boxers that keep a college or university degree. Really, Palomino on January 21, 1977 fought towards Armando Muniz, this was the to start with time two boxers with college or university degrees fought for a entire world title.
Diaz who began to learn how to box at the age of 8 had a major novice occupation compiling a 105-5 history nonetheless he was prohibited from competing for the Mexican Olympic crew in 2000 given that he was not of age. Not seeking to wait around a different four far more years Diaz turned pro and went on to acquire his 1st specialist bout on June 23, 2000 at the age of 16 defeating Rafael Ortiz with a very first round knockout. Considering the fact that his initially bout Diaz has won 32 bouts and has a report of 33-1. Now Diaz appears to select up his successful techniques in opposition to the challenging Michael Katsidis who hails from Toowoomba, Australia. Katsidis (23 -1) (20KO’s) is also coming off his initially eliminate in which he was knocked out by Joel Casamayor in the 10th spherical. Diaz claims he has started to research movie of Katsidis and together with his extended time training group or Ronnie Fields and Derwin Richards they will build a leading notch video game program. Diaz who was devastated about getting rid of his title belts understands that he most look ahead and desires to go on with his occupation. A victory over Katsidis will set him again in the lightweight title hunt which, aside from Campbell and Casamayor contains the up and coming gifted Anthony Peterson and Amir Khan.
Soon after the Nate Campbell bout Diaz switched promoters from Don King to Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy. Juan claims the change was for the superior now he is with promoters that treatment about their fighters and information them to the suitable match ups. Golden Boy unveiled Diaz at the April 19th Joe Calzaghe – Bernard Hopkins combat in Las Vegas. Diaz was part of the weigh-in function and shared the phase with several good fighters and celebrities. As famous ring announcer Michael Buffer introduced every movie star to the phase Diaz was sure to remind Buffer to announce him as Juan Diaz “The Baby Bull”. Diaz is really” The Little one Bull” with an undisputed perform ethic and a in no way give up mind-set ‘The Newborn Bull” is on life’s suitable monitor.