Former world champion Juan Diaz met with Gilberto Jesus Mendoza, president of the World Boxing Affiliation (WBA), this Saturday in Houston, Texas, who took the chance to current him with a mini-belt in recognition of his boxing profession and the actions that the fighter is finishing up after his retirement.
“Juan (Diaz) was an excellent athlete, champion of three organizations, together with our WBA. However what I have a good time essentially the most is to see him with many challenges forward. He leads a transportation firm and maintains a health club the place he helps different fighters forge their goals. As well as, he at all times helps our group,” mentioned Mendoza.
For his half, Diaz was very grateful for the popularity and expressed his willingness to help the WBA from Houston and be another of those that assist the systematic growth of boxing.
“Child Bull”, because the boxer is understood, received the WBA light-weight title in 2004 and efficiently defended it 7 instances. He completed his profession in 2016 and left a document of 42 victories, 21 of them by knockout and 4 defeats.