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More Details on The Passing of Deigo Corrales

By Rick Reeno

Gary Shaw, promoter of Diego Corrales, provided BoxingScene with some additional details on the tragic accident that claimed the life of Corrales.

On Monday evening, at the Fort Apache and Hacienda roads in southwest Las Vegas, Corrales was riding on a racing motorcycle at a very high rate of speed and crashed into the back of a car. The impact of the collision sent Corrales flying from his motorcycle and upon hitting the ground, he was struck by another vehicle.

At the present, there are no signs of alcohol being involved.

"Diego was a warrior. A true warrior. He gave fight fans their money's worth. As a fighter, he should be inducted into the boxing hall of fame. The fight with Castillo was a fight for the ages. He fought with a balls to the walls style and always wanted to give boxing fans a real fight," Shaw said.
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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Ta Khent on 05-08-2007

[QUOTE=FeelTheA-Force;2341370]r.i.p.... dunno what to say... maybe god decided it was time for him to go..[/QUOTE] Don't think God had anything to do with that. It was all Chico.

Comment by Cutthroat on 05-08-2007

[QUOTE=deuce_drop;2342775]I am completely devistated, i feel like I've lost a good friend. having met Chico a handful of times, it hurts. thing is, I know Chico from being a fan, I met him for the first time snowboarding up at…

Comment by bsrizpac on 05-08-2007

Diego Corrales Remembered 05-08-2007 05:45 PM !! Anorak ; ======== Thanks SPAMorak for giving me red karma for this thread. You continue to be a sensitive little bitch. Go fuck yourself for wasting my time when I'm honoring Diego Corrales.…

Comment by deuce_drop on 05-08-2007

I am completely devistated, i feel like I've lost a good friend. having met Chico a handful of times, it hurts. thing is, I know Chico from being a fan, I met him for the first time snowboarding up at…

Comment by Darkstar on 05-08-2007

I always had a lot of respect for Diego. He was always active and fought the best. R.I.P.

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