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Alvarado-Provodnikov: Juan Diaz Faces Santiago

By Ryan Burton

Top Rank matchmaker Brad Goodman has advised BoxingScene.com that former unified lightweight champion Juan "Baby Bull" Diaz (37-4) will face Juan Santiago (14-10-1) on October 19th on the Mike Alvarado-Ruslan Provodnikov non-televised undercard. The fight is contracted to take place at 136 pounds. 

Diaz is 2-0 since ending his retirement earlier this year. He last fought in August when he defeated Adailton De Jesus via TKO. The Houston, TX native is looking to fight for a world title in 2014.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by King_ on 09-12-2013

Crap fight. they should of made Diaz-Shafikov for this card.

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