A ceremony to acknowledge the profession of former world champion Juan Diaz befell in Houston, Texas, on Monday the place the World Boxing Affiliation (WBA) offered the Centennial belt to “Child Bull” in a big and emotional occasion.
WBA President Gilberto Jesus Mendoza offered the belt personally and thanked Diaz for having represented the black and gold colours all through his profession, along with valuing his approach of working past boxing right this moment.
Diaz was grateful and moved by the award in a speech wherein he recalled his greatest moments and talked concerning the significance that the WBA has had for his profession from each viewpoint.
Diaz was a former WBA light-weight champion. He received the belt towards Lakva Sim in July 2004 and made 7 defenses of the belt till shedding to Nate Campbell in March 2008.
The Houston native has confirmed to be an awesome athlete and an awesome particular person, which is immediately linked to the values of the WBA and is a supply of delight for the WBA.