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Joel Diaz: Matthysse Isn't Here Just For the Pacquiao Paycheck

Joel Diaz delivered a message Thursday to anyone that thinks Lucas Matthysse made this long, transpacific trip simply for the money. Matthysse’s trainer reminded such skeptics that there will be as mu...Read More

Matthysse: It's Up To Pacquiao if He Wants To Retire After This

Eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao has no problems or face any distractions in his training routine in Malaysia for the 'Fight of Champions', this Sunday [Saturday in the United States]....Read More

Matthysse Unfazed, Feels Very Ready For 'Southpaw' Pacquiao

WBA "regular" welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse is a week away from the biggest fight of his entire career, when he faces eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao at Axiata Arena in Malaysia o...Read More

Matthysse Aims To Emulate Marquez, Drill Pacquiao With Timing

Lucas Matthysse wants to emulate Mexico's former four division word champion Juan Manuel Marquez when he faces Manny Pacquiao on July 14 (July 15 in Malaysia), and although he would obviously like to ...Read More

Joel Diaz Warns That Matthysse Could Drill Pacquiao, Retire Him

Trainer Joel Diaz has warned that his hard punching boxer, WBA 'regular' welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse, could very well do some knockout damage on Manny Pacquiao. The eight division champion w...Read More

Sanchez Tabs Joel Diaz as Trainer, Curiel Gets Freddie Roach

Frank Espinoza is best known for managing WBO featherweight titlist Oscar Valdez and recently dethroned WBO super bantamweight belt-holder Jessie Magdaleno, and also has a roster of up-and-coming pros...Read More

Matthysse's Coach: We'll Use Power To Make Pacquiao Suffer!

Veteran trainer Joel Diaz is confident that aggression and strength of Argentina's Lucas Matthysse, the "regular" welterweight champion of the World Boxing Association, will give Filipino superstar Ma...Read More

Joel Diaz Confident: Terence Crawford Will Beat Errol Spence

Veteran trainer Joel Diaz is very confident that Terence Crawford (32-0, 23 KOs) will defeat IBF welterweight champion Errol Spence (23-0, 20 KOs) - if and when that contest takes place. The hype is a...Read More

Joel Diaz: Matthysse Has Three To Four More Fights at Top Level

This Saturday night from the Forum in Inglewood, California, Lucas Matthysse faces Tewa Kiram for the vacant WBA "regular" welterweight title. For the 35-year-old from Argentina, a victory would mean ...Read More

Matthysse Motivated, Giving Everything He Has in Training Camp

Dangerous welterweight puncher Lucas Matthysse, 35 years old, is hoping that his third time will be the charm. Matthysse failed in his two previous attempts to capture a world title. In 2013, he lost ...Read More

Francisco Vargas Now Being Trained By Joel Diaz

The next time former WBC super featherweight titlist, Francisco Vargas, steps into the ring, Joel Diaz will be in his corner as the lead trainer. Back on January 28th, Vargas was halted in eleven roun...Read More

Joel Diaz: Tim Bradley Was Never The Same After Provodnikov

Last month, former two division world champion Timothy Bradley (33-2-1, 13 KOs), only 34 years old, announced his retirement from the sport of boxing. For the majority of his career, Bradley was train...Read More

Randy Caballero vs. Diego De La Hoya in Play For Canelo-Golovkin

According to Diego De La Hoya and his trainer Joel Diaz, a deal has been reach for a fight with Randy Caballero - which would take place on September 16th at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The fight...Read More

Video: Joel Diaz Breaks Down Figueroa vs. Guerrero Clash

Joel Diaz Video Interview - Former world champions Omar Figueroa and Robert Guerrero went face-to-face Wednesday at the final press conference before Saturday's Premier Boxing Champions on FOX and FOX...Read More

Joel Diaz Discusses Plan of Attack To Beat Terence Crawford

This Saturday night, trainer Joel Diaz will be in the corner of Olympic gold medal winner Felix Diaz (19-1, 9 KOs) as he faces unified 140-pound champion, Terence Crawford (30-0, 21 KOs), who is one o...Read More

Joel Diaz Views Vergil Ortiz as a Future Superstar

As part of the card that takes place on Friday night from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas is super lightweight prospect, Vergil Ortiz (4-0, 4 KO's) from Dallas, Texas. His trainer Joel Diaz is...Read More

Joel Diaz Sees a Title Run For Lucas Matthysse - But at 140

Lucas Matthysse will make his return to the ring this Saturday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas as he faces Emmanuel Taylor as a part of the HBO pay-per-view card that features the Mexican gru...Read More

Lucas Matthysse Training With Joel Diaz is Off To a Good Start

Argentinean banger Lucas Matthysse (37-4, 34 KOs) finally reported to his camp in California on Wednesday with new trainer Joel Diaz. Matthysse is finally returning to the ring on May 6 in Las Vegas, ...Read More

Lucas Matthysse To Begin Training With Joel Diaz on March 25

Argentina's Lucas Matthysse (37-4, 34 KOs) will begin training with his new coach, veteran Joel Diaz, on March 25th. Matthysse is expected to leave Argentina and arrive in California in two weeks to b...Read More

Magdaleno: Joel Diaz Lost Passion After Bradley Left, So I Left Too

Undefeated super bantamweight contender Jessie Magdaleno (23-0, 17 KOs) is the mandatory challenger to WBO world champion Nonito Donaire (37-3, 24 knockouts). Donaire vs. Magdaleno is very close to be...Read More