CHICAGO (September 26, 2006) “It’s time to get back in the gym, back on the bags, shadow boxing and all the rest. Its going to feel good to get back to work,” said WBC Interim Lightweight Champion David Diaz speaking of heading back into training on Wednesday morning. Currently ranked #7 by Ring Magazine, Diaz continued “It’s been nice to have a short break after beating Santa-Cruz, but now it’s time to get to back. My weight is good, my cuts are completely healed and I'm looking forward to hearing who I'm going to fight next.”

“Right now I'm focused on the winner of Corrales/Casamayor, they're fighting for Diego’s WBC belt so I want to fight the winner and get that belt. I worked with Corrales three years ago when he was preparing for their first fight and I was getting ready for Gallardo,” a fight Diaz won by unanimous decision which was broadcast on NBC.

Diego Corrales/Joel Casamayor III will take place on October 7th from the Mandalay Bay Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada and will be broadcast on Showtime.

Article posted on 27.09.2006

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