|Real name||Joel Díaz|
|Height||5 ft 8 in (173 cm)|
|Reach||70 in (180 cm)|
|Born||February 18, 1973|
Jiquilpan, Michoacán, Mexico
|Wins by KO||4|
Joel Díaz (born February 18, 1973 in Jiquilpan, Michoacán, Mexico) is a Mexican-American retired professional boxer, who fought in the lightweight division. He is the brother of Antonio Díaz and former-World Champion Julio Díaz.
IBF Lightweight Championship
His last bout ever would be a knockout win over the veteran José Luis Montes. This win made Díaz the number one rated contender and mandatory to then WBC Lightweight champion, Stevie Johnston. Due to a detached retina that left him blind from one eye Joel retired from boxing.
Díaz has worked as a trainer for years. Some of the notable fighters who have trained under Díaz include, Antonio Díaz, Julio Díaz, Timothy Bradley, Abner Mares, Vicente Escobedo, UFC fighter Cub Swanson and Ruslan Provodnikov.
- Antonio Díaz, former International Boxing Association Light Welterweight and WBO Latino Light Middleweight Champion.
- Ruslan Provodnikov, former WBO junior welterweight champion
- Julio Díaz, former IBF Lightweight Champion.
- Timothy Bradley, former two-time WBC and WBO Light Welterweight and former WBO Welterweight Champion
- Abner Mares, former IBF Bantamweight, former WBC Super Bantamweight former WBC Featherweight Champion.
- Vicente Escobedo, title contender and Olympic boxer for the U.S. in 2004.
- Diego De La Hoya, an undefeated Mexican professional boxer in the Featherweight division. De la Hoya represented Mexico in international tournaments and was one of the top rated Featherweights in his country.boxer signed to Oscar De La Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions.
- Omar Figueroa, an undefeated Lightweight boxer signed to Oscar De La Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions.
- Mike Noriega, Mexicali Baja California Native boxer with a 15 second 1st round TKO World Record holder in the Light Welterweight Division.
- Jamie Kavanagh, Irish Lightweight boxer signed to Golden Boy Promotions.
- Lucas Matthysse
- Francisco Vargas
- El Pez Martinez(Mexican boxer)[Juan Carlos Martinez Garcia