A ceremony to acknowledge the profession of former world champion Juan Diaz occurred in Houston, Texas, on Monday the place the World Boxing Affiliation (WBA) introduced the Centennial belt to “Child Bull” in a big and emotional occasion.
WBA President Gilberto Jesus Mendoza introduced the belt personally and thanked Diaz for having represented the black and gold colours all through his profession, along with valuing his method of working past boxing right now.
Diaz was grateful and moved by the award in a speech during which he recalled his greatest moments and talked in regards to the significance that the WBA has had for his profession from each perspective.
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 a fantastic athlete and a fantastic particular person, which is straight linked to the values of the WBA and is a supply of delight for the WBA.