Advertisement: IBO Boxing
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com
Advertisement

Pedro Diaz in Contact With His Stable, Ensures They Stay in Shape

Cuban veteran trainer and his Team at Mundo Boxing are using different methods to ensure their stable of fighters continue to stay on track during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Two of his top boxers, Alexis Angulo and Filip Hrgovic, have seen their fights postponed; while WBA champion Xu Can of China will expect this pandemic situation to clear up, eventually, to move forward with his fight against IBF champion Josh Warrington.

"This is a time that affects everyone and I tell my boxers to follow the experts' recommendations,'" Diaz said to George Ebro. "This will pass, boxing will return back to normal. For now, we continue to work in a different way, but we keep working.''

pedro-diaz

Every day, Diaz communicates with Can, who is currently in Thailand, and offers his vision of the trainings, preparing him for when this curfew is lifted in sports.

Hrgovic, for his part, returned to his native Croatia when the match settled for the 17th of April against Jerry Forrest was delayed because of the Covid-19.

"We are monitoring Xu and Filip, following a training plan, especially in the physical aspect, coordination,'" Diaz added. "It doesn't matter where they are. They remain part of the team and our obligation is to keep them in the best possible way in the midst of these circumstances.''

But if Diaz keeps an eye on those outside the United States, he also doesn't forget those closest to him like Belarusian Ivan Baracnhyk, Colombian Angulo - who saw his fight against David Benavidez pushed back - and Diaz's other fighters like Tyron Spong and Cuban Jorge Romero.

"During every moment of crisis, throughout human history, we have inspired for bigger things,'" the Cuban emphasized. "In moments of anguish and darkness, the human being has been able to persevere and find new lights to move forward. That's something we're trying to apply in our field.''

Tags:
User Comments and Feedback
Comment by Dasmius Shinobi on 03-31-2020

Is good Pedro Diaz is coaching and monitoring his fighters to stay positive and in shape during these chaos times. :boxing:

ADD COMMENT VIEW COMMENTS (1)
Advertisement
Top Headlines
Alejandra Jimenez: I Want Justice, I Will Always Be World Champ at 168! Estrada's Trainer Aims For Chocolatito, Does Not Rule Out Inoue Fight Kambosos Confident of Beating Selby, Eyes Loma-Lopez Winner Stevenson: I Watched One Round Of Caraballo; Nowhere Near On My Level Anthony Joshua Suffers Left Knee Injury, Marches For Black Lives Matter In Watford Jose Ramirez Considers Close Win Over Jose Zepeda Worst Performance Of Career Shakur Stevenson: Me And Gary Russell Jr. Would Be A Hell Of A Fight Jesse Hart Has Hand Surgery, Takes Aim at Michael Seals Clash Derevyanchenko: Fight With Jermall Charlo Will Happen In Due Time Thurman: My Biggest Mistake In 2019 Was My Weight Management Ryan Garcia: They're Gonna Say Linares Was Old, Has No Chin When I Catch Him Daily Bread Mailbag: Mayweather-Ortiz, Canelo, Plant, More Ivan Golub on Training With Lomachenko, Targeting Big Names at 147 Junior Younan Inks Managerial Pact With Peter Kahn Fortuna's Promoter Will Not Allow Haney-Campbell Clash To Come Off Arum on Fury-Wilder: Investors in Macau Ready To Put Up The Money Curtis Cokes: 'Boxing Has Been My Life' Berchelt's Trainer: Lomachenko is The One We Want To Beat! Felix Verdejo Improving His Skills in Training, Says Salas Deontay Wilder Breaks His Silence, Speaks On Black Lives Matter Movement Erickson Lubin's Coach: We Accept Gausha's Challenge Manager: Salamov, Vlasov Waiting To Hear From Top Rank For Fight Date Toka Kahn Clary Pulls Out of ESPN Co-Feature Against Abraham Nova Hatton: I Would've Beaten Anyone Night I Fought Tszyu, Including Mayweather Jerry Forrest Inks Promotional Pact With Lou DiBella Tom Schwarz Could Be Facing Charges For Alleged Assault on Woman Stevenson: Mayweather Comparisons Feel Good, But I'm Gonna Surpass Floyd Golden Boy Pleased With WBC Restoring Crews-Dezurn's Title Reign Devin Haney vs. Luke Campbell Eyed For August or September Nonito Donaire: I Know After Inoue Fight I Have A Lot Of Gas In My Tank Crawford: Garcia No Joke For Spence; Sturdier, Punches Harder Than Porter Arum Explains How "The Bubble" Will Work at Upcoming Top Rank Events Ellerbe: Badou Jack's Number One Option Is Rematch With Jean Pascal Melissa Oddessa Turns Pro, Will Be Guided By Andre Rozier Chisora Sees No Issue With More Boxing in Saudi Arabia - Explains Why Golden Boy Prez: Canelo Has 5 or 6 Options - GGG is Not One! News: Mitchell Barton, Quinton Randall, Jonathan Walsh Caraballo: If Stevenson Thinks I'm Easy, It’s Gonna Be A Long Night For Him Manny Pacquiao Might Fight Golovkin, Freddie Roach Says Holyfield Breaks Down His Strategy in Upset of Mike Tyson
Advertisement
Advertisement
Latest Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement