Sad news has hit the boxing world today as a talented young undefeated boxer has sadly lost his life at the age of 20.
Mexican bantamweight Cesar Diaz has lost his life today at the young age of twenty years of age.
The cause of death is unknown at this time but his promoter Golden Boy Promotions have issued the following statement:
“Everyone at Golden Boy Promotions is heartbroken over the passing of Cesar Diaz over Thanksgiving weekend. As talented and aggressive as he was in the ring, anyone who met Cesar knew how kind and nice he was outside of it. Our thoughts and prayers are with Cesar’s girlfriend who remains in critical condition and his entire family.”
Boxing News and Views would like to pass on our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Cesar Lopez.
Fight fans have been pouring in with tributes today for the undefeated bantamweight (7-0-6KO):
RIP Cesar ?
— Packie Collins (@packycollins) November 25, 2017
Rip man ?
— preks (@snowinmarch) November 25, 2017
Cesar Diaz was one of the people I always looked forward to seeing. He was a great person! At the same time I did not want to see his name matched up against our kids. Gone too soon. RIP
— Arturo Tovar (@Turi_805) November 25, 2017
Cesar Diaz (7-0) suddenly passed away on the weekend.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your loved ones!!!
— Boxing24/7 blog, Costa Blanca. (@Boxing_24x7) November 25, 2017
Rest In Peace champ Cesar Diaz gone so soon ?
— Guzmán (@naro602) November 25, 2017
Rest In Peace Cesar Diaz cesaromar97 . Our sincere condolences to Cesar’s family.… https://t.co/TFlF4qAsDX
— WorldWideBoxing (@WW_Boxing) November 25, 2017
— LatinboxSports (@LatinboxSports) November 25, 2017
Photo source and credit: Golden Boy Promotions Twitter