Julio Díaz

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Julio Díaz
Real name Julio Díaz
Nickname(s) The Kidd
Rated at Welterweight
Light Welterweight
Nationality Mexico Mexican
Born (1979-12-24) December 24, 1979 (age 35)
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 51
Wins 40
Wins by KO 29
Losses 10
Draws 1
No contests 0

Julio Díaz (born December 24, 1979 in Jiquilpan, Michoacán, Mexico) is a retired Mexican professional boxer in the Light Welterweight division. Díaz' is a former IBF Lightweight Champion, he is also the brother of boxing trainer Joel Díaz and former World Champion Antonio Díaz.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Diaz captured the IBF lightweight interim title with a win over Ricky Quiles in 2006 and then IBF lightweight title with a knockout win over Jesús Chávez in February 2007.

On October 13, 2007, Diaz lost his title to the Mexican American Juan Díaz.[2] After a third round knockout loss to Keith Thurman in 2014, Diaz announced his retirement.

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Preceded by
Javier Jauregui
IBF Lightweight Champion
May 13, 2004 – March 1, 2005
Succeeded by
Leavander Johnson
New title IBF Lightweight Champion
Interim title

May 18, 2006 – February 3, 2007
Preceded by
Jesús Chávez
IBF Lightweight Champion
February 3, 2007 – October 13, 2007
Succeeded by
Juan Díaz