Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 9/27/14
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Former world lightweight champion Juan Diaz will join Steve Farhood and Barry Tompkins as a special guest analyst on ShoBox: The New Generation on Friday, August 24. Diaz, who retired in July 2010, will join the telecast team for a quintessential ShoBox doubleheader headlined by unbeaten bantamweight rising star Randy Caballero against Manuel Roman live on SHOWTIME at 11 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT from Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, Calif. An articulate and personable young man, Diaz is no stranger to ShoBox, having fought on the popular, critically acclaimed boxing series early in his career. In a fight in which he gained valuable exposure and experience, Diaz won a 10-round unanimous decision over Peter Nieves on August 24, 2002, on ShoBox (exactly 10 years to the day of his upcoming announcing appearance). Diaz would go on to face some of the best 135-pounders of his generation during an outstanding 10-year career that began when he was 16. A talented, all-action fighter, he made sev...
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