Manny Pacquiao vs David Diaz?
After a luck luster win against Marquez, promoters are now a little apprehensive on the idea of having Manny Pacquiao and David Diaz bout. But the decision would be still on the hands of the promoter. In case Pacquiao-Diaz bout would materialize for sure it is another hit for HBO.
David Diaz is currently the lightweight WBC champ (135 lbs) a higher weight division compared to Pacquiao (130 lbs). Here is some facts about David Diaz taken from his site:
He defeated Ramon Montano in 10-round decision, improving to 34-1-1. Diaz is one of the undercard in the Pacquia- Marquez fight.
World Boxing Council (WBC) lightweight champion David Diaz (33-1-1, 17 KOs), of Chicago, is enjoying a three-year, eight-bout unbeaten streak. He returns to the ring for a 10-round non-title bout fresh off of his first successful title defense, a hard-fought unanimous decision against legendary three-division world champion Erik Morales. Diaz will be taking on Ramon Montano (15-4-2, 1 KO) from Ciudad Obregon, Mexico who is unbeaten in 11 of his last 12 bouts, including a split decision victory over highly-touted contender Americo Santos (25-1-1, 21 KOs), and a draw against undefeated Dmitriy Salita (24-0, 14 KOs).
Born: June 7th, 1976
Residence: Chicago, Illinois
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois
Record: 33-1-1, 17 KOs
Manager: Jim Strickland
Trainers: Jim Strickland, Sam Colonna, Mike Garcia
Titles: Current WBC World Lightweight Champion