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Juan C. Ayllon’s Photos from David Diaz’s Training for Saturday’s Bid for Vacant WBC Lightweight Crown vs. Humberto Soto

by on Mar.12, 2010, under Boxing News

David Diaz (below) tosses up a medicine ball to trainer Mike Garcia in preparation for his fight versus Humberto Soto this Saturday night for the Vacant WBC Lightweight Title versus Humberto Soto.  They will fight on the same card as Manny Pacquiao vs. Emmanuel Clottey.

David Diaz (below) tosses up a medicine ball to trainer Mike Garcia in preparation for his fight versus Humberto Soto this Saturday night for the Vacant WBC Lightweight Title versus Humberto Soto. They will fight on the same card as Manny Pacquiao vs. Emmanuel Clottey.

CHICAGO, IL — In preparation for his upcoming bout versus Humberto Soto for the Vacant World Boxing Council Lightweight championship of the world, David Diaz held court at JABB Boxing Gym last week.  His fight will be one of the featured bouts on Saturday, March 13, at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, where the main event will be Manny Pacquiao vs. Emmanuel Clottey in the main event.  Portions of the show will be broadcast on HBO Pay-Per-View.

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Diaz does some situps in a corner of the boxing ring.

Diaz does some situps in a corner of the boxing ring.

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Diaz tosses the medicine ball overhead for explosiveness.

Diaz tosses the medicine ball overhead for explosiveness.

Diaz prepares to launch the medicine ball into another explosive toss.

Diaz prepares to launch the medicine ball into another explosive toss.

Diaz (left) does a shadow boxing drill with trainer Mike Garcia, who uses a knotted towel to hone his sharpness.

Diaz (left) does a shadow boxing drill with trainer Mike Garcia, who uses a knotted towel to hone his sharpness.

Diaz ducks under the towel.

Diaz ducks under the towel.

Diaz follows-up with a flurry.

Diaz follows-up with a flurry.

Photos by Juan C. Ayllon, Copyright 2010.

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