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[[Image:Corrales.jpg||left|Diego "Chico" Corrales]]
 
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'''Manager''': [[Cameron Dunkin]], [[Barrett Silver]] and [[James Prince]]<br>
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== Amateur Career ==
 
== Amateur Career ==
 
Corrales compiled an amateur record of 105-12. Some of his highlights were:
 
Corrales compiled an amateur record of 105-12. Some of his highlights were:
*1994 2nd place at Featherweight in the United States Amateur Championships, losing to [[Frankie Carmona]] on points in the final.
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*1994 2nd place at featherweight in the United States Amateur Championships, losing to [[Frankie Carmona]] on points in the final
*1995 Bronze Medalist at Featherweight in the Pan-American Games
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*1995 Bronze Medalist at featherweight in the Pan-American Games
*1995 Lost in the World Championships in Berlin, Germany to [[Marco Rudolph]] in the Lightweight competition.
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*1995 Lost in the World Championships in Berlin, Germany to [[Marco Rudolph]] in the lightweight competition
  
 
== Death ==
 
== Death ==
Corrales died on May 7, 2007 of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident in Las Vegas, Nevada. Subsequent toxicology reports indicated that Corrales was legally drunk at the time of the accident, with a blood alcohol level of 0.25%[http://abclocal.go.com/wjrt/story?section=sports&id=5391064]
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Corrales died on May 7, 2007 of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident in Las Vegas, Nevada. Subsequent toxicology reports indicated that Corrales was legally drunk at the time of the accident, with a blood alcohol level of 0.25&
  
 
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Revision as of 09:28, 25 November 2007

Diego "Chico" Corrales

Name: Diego Corrales
Alias: Chico
Born: 1977-08-25
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, USA
Died: 2007-05-07 (Age:29)
Hometown: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 5′ 10½″   /   179cm
Reach: 70″   /   178cm
Boxing Record: click

Managers: Cameron Dunkin, Barrett Silver and James Prince
Trainers: Joe Goossen, Dickie Wood

Amateur Career

Corrales compiled an amateur record of 105-12. Some of his highlights were:

  • 1994 2nd place at featherweight in the United States Amateur Championships, losing to Frankie Carmona on points in the final
  • 1995 Bronze Medalist at featherweight in the Pan-American Games
  • 1995 Lost in the World Championships in Berlin, Germany to Marco Rudolph in the lightweight competition

Death

Corrales died on May 7, 2007 of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident in Las Vegas, Nevada. Subsequent toxicology reports indicated that Corrales was legally drunk at the time of the accident, with a blood alcohol level of 0.25&


Preceded by:
Roberto Garcia
IBF Super Featherweight Champion
23 Oct 1999 – Oct 2000
Vacated
Succeeded by:
Steve Forbes
Preceded by:
Acelino Freitas
Vacated
WBO Super Featherweight Champion
6 Mar 2004 – 2004
Vacated
Succeeded by:
Mike Anchondo
Preceded by:
Acelino Freitas
WBO Lightweight Champion
7 Aug 2004 – 2005
Stripped
Succeeded by:
Acelino Freitas
Preceded by:
Jose Luis Castillo
WBC Lightweight Champion
7 May 2005 – 6 Oct 2006
Stripped (failed to make weight)
Succeeded by:
Joel Casamayor