Julio Díaz

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Julio Díaz
Real name Julio C. Díaz
Nickname(s) The Kidd
Weight(s) Lightweight
Light welterweight
Height 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Reach 68 in (173 cm)
Nationality Mexican
Born (1979-12-24) December 24, 1979 (age 38)
Jiquilpan, Michoacán, Mexico
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) is a Mexican former professional boxer who is a Former IBF Lightweight World Champion 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.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ [1] Archived March 26, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Julio Diaz gets back on track at ESPN2's Friday Night Fights card. Las Vegas Sun. Retrieved on 2011-05-09.

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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