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David Díaz Record

Total Fights41
Title Wins0
Title Defenses1
Title-Fight KOs0
KO Wins17
KO Losses3
David Díaz Record & Stats
David Díaz' Record
David Díaz' boxing record and career infographic

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      What is David Díaz' boxing record?

      In a professional boxing career spanning 14 years and eight months, David Díaz fought 41 times with 36 wins, 4 losses, and 1 draw.

      Díaz retired from professional boxing with a record of 36-4-1, which included one world-championship elevation and one successful title defense fight at the lightweight weight division. He had a 41.5% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 17 of his total 41 fights being knockout wins. Díaz suffered three knockout losses in his career, one of which was against Manny Pacquiao in a lightweight title fight.

      His last fight was a 6th round KO defeat to Hank Lundy on August 19, 2011.

      Some of Díaz' best fights and notable victories include wins over Hall-of-Famer Érik Morales, Ramón Montaño, José Santa Cruz, Robert Frankel, Ener Julio, Juan Polo Perez, and Jesús Chávez.

      41Aug 19, 201135Hank LundyLossKO6
      40Jan 28, 201134Robert FrankelWinMD
      39Mar 13, 201033Humberto SotoLoss *UD
      38Sep 26, 200933Jesús ChávezWinMD
      37Jun 28, 200832Manny PacquiaoLoss *TKO9
      36Mar 15, 200831Ramón MontañoWinMD
      35Aug 4, 200731Érik MoralesWin *UD
      34Aug 12, 200630José Santa CruzWinTKO10
      33Jun 16, 200630Cristian FavelaWinUD
      32Mar 17, 200629Silverio OrtizWinUD
      31Dec 10, 200529Ramazan PalianiDrawMD
      30Oct 21, 200529Juan Polo PerezWinTKO3
      29Aug 20, 200529John TriggWinUD
      28Jun 2, 200528Tyrone WigginsWinTKO3
      27Feb 4, 200528Kendall HoltLossTKO8
      26Dec 10, 200428Jaime RangelWinTKO9
      25Jul 9, 200428Jaime MoralesWinUD
      24May 15, 200427Ener JulioWinTKO10
      23Jan 30, 200427Emanuel AugusWinUD
      22Dec 12, 200327Frankie SanchezWinUD
      21Sep 13, 200327Juaquin GallardoWinUD
      20Jul 18, 200327Nelson ManchegoWinKO1
      19Jun 6, 200326Andre BakerWinTKO6
      18Apr 11, 200326Franco OgenthoWinKO1
      17Feb 7, 200326Dillon CarewWinTKO3
      16Dec 13, 200226Damone WrightWinTKO4
      15Oct 17, 200226Clifton WoodsWinKO2
      14Sep 27, 200226Anthony CobbWinTKO6
      13Sep 8, 200024Steve LarrimoreWinTKO2
      12Sep 9, 199923Mark TangWinTKO3
      11Apr 21, 199922Rafael SalasWinTKO4
      10Feb 27, 199922Adam LeibowitzWinTKO6
      9Dec 19, 199822George KellmanWinUD
      8May 5, 199821Alberto SepulvedaWinSD
      7Mar 14, 199821Theon HollandWinTKO4
      6Nov 15, 199721Eduardo CastilloWinPTS
      5Sep 13, 199721Daniel HernandezWinUD
      4Jun 15, 199721Troy CrainWinPTS
      3Feb 22, 199720Jesse BerryWinUD
      2Jan 10, 199720Mark AndreskeWinUD
      1Nov 30, 199620Marcos Antonio RodriguezWinUD

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      David Díaz (Dangerous) is a 48-year old retired American professional boxer. He was born in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. on June 7, 1976. He is a former lightweight world champion. His professional boxing career spanned more than 14 years — from 1996 to 2011.

      Díaz made his professional boxing debut against Marcos Antonio Rodriguez at the age of 20 on November 30, 1996, defeating Rodriguez via 4 round unanimous decision. He went on to win 25 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 14 wins via stoppage.

      He got elevated as the lightweight world WBC champion at the age of 31 after 34 professional fights, and had his first title defense fight against Érik Morales on August 4, 2007, and won via 12 round unanimous decision.

      Díaz had a total of four losses in his professional boxing career.

      His last professional fight was a non-title bout against fellow American boxer Hank Lundy on August 19, 2011. Díaz lost the fight via 6th round KO. It's been 12 years, 10 months, and 24 days since this fight.


      Díaz had a total of three world-title fights, which includes winning zero world titles and one successful title defense. He won one of these fights and lost two.

      Title Wins

      David Díaz He was elevated as world champion once, by WBC.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod

      Title Defenses

      David Díaz had two lightweight world-title defense fights. He won once and lost once.

      Following is the table of his successful title defense fights, the next section has the fights where he lost his titles.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles DefendedMethod
      Aug 4, 2007Érik MoralesLightweightWBCUD

      Title Losses

      David Díaz lost one world-title defense fight, and lost one title in the fight.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      Jun 28, 2008Manny PacquiaoLightweightWBCTKO


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