Undefeated featherweight Christopher 'Pitufo' Diaz, one of Puerto Rican boxing's brightest rising stars, continued his winning ways at Kissimme, Florida, where was featured as part of the 'Solo Boxeo' show at the Osceola Heritage Park in the Floridian city nicknamed 'Pequeño Puerto Rico'. Photos by Alex Menendez
Diaz (19-0, 11 KO's), from Barranquitas, Puerto Rico, who in his last bout dominated the veteran Aztec fighter Raul Hiráles, won an eight round unanimous decision over Fernando Vargas (27-13-3, 20 KO's) in a fight at featherweight.
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Julian 'Hammer Hands' Rodríguez (15-0, 10KOs) won an eight round unanimous decision over Jerry Belmontes
Jean Carlos 'Chapito' Rivera (9-0, 5KOs) won a six round unanimous decision over Pedro Melo
Matt Korobov (27-1, 14KOs) won an eight round unanimous decision over Scott Sigmon
The card was presented by Top Rank in association with All Star Boxing.
"I'm happy to fight once again with my people from Kissimmee," Diaz said. "I have worked hard to get to where I am right now and I will not allow anyone to come and take away my dream, or the opportunity to give a good future to my daughter and my family," said the so-called 'Son of the Mountain' .