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Julio Diaz: I'm Not Molina, Amir Khan Made a Big Mistake

Julio Diaz says he is coming to knock out Amir Khan when he takes on the Briton in Sheffield on April 27.

The California-based Mexican is on an unbeaten run of three fights but it is seven years since he last held the IBF lightweight title.

However, the 33-year-old still believes he can re-live his former glories and is in the shape of his life ahead of a first trip to the UK.

"I'm looking forward to it and very excited," he told Sky Sports. "They think it's a safe fight, for him to come back and rebuild his career and his confidence.

"He took on Carlos Molina in his last fight, a very small guy with no power, a very straight-forward type of guy.

"He made Amir Khan look good. I'm not Carlos Molina, I'm a veteran, experienced and a very strong puncher. If they chose me for Amir to look great in his hometown. I think it's the worst mistake they made.

"I'm coming to fight, I'm trying to rebuild my own career. I'm not just happy to be there, I'm going for Amir Khan."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Roy Jones Jnr on 04-30-2013

The same people that were sh1tting on this fight and calling it a easy fight are the ones who then go and call Khan overrated :lol1: Overrated by who? By you your fcking selves :lol1: There was a few posters…

Comment by UTEP on 04-30-2013

I want to see Khan vs Shawn Porter! Devon Alexander murks Khan!

Comment by aces725 on 04-05-2013

[QUOTE=Realizniguhnit;13215554]+1 beat me to it[/QUOTE] Ya clearly need to watch more boxing .. That was a while ago .. Diaz has looked pretty good lately .. Wouldn't be shocked at all if Diaz knocked out Khan

Comment by LEATHERF8CE on 04-05-2013

Diaz will put up a good fight. He looked impressive against Porter. LOL at the posters shiyting on Diaz for his loss against Holt, that perfectly left hook would of dropped anyone in the division. I wouldn't be surprise if…

Comment by Realizniguhnit on 04-05-2013

[QUOTE=-Kev-;13215342]Last fight I saw of Julio Diaz was him getting knocked out brutally by Kendall Holt in 3 rounds on FNF.[/QUOTE] +1 beat me to it

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