Italian Emiliano Marsili and Mexican, Gamaliel “Platano” Diaz, will fight with the WBC Silver lightweight title on the line on August 1st in Rome, Italy.
Diaz (38-12-3, 17 KO´s), who is already in Italy, has vowed to claim the vacant belt when the pair trade punches at the Stadio Comunale Cetorelli: “I’m here to win. I’m going to take this opportunity and I will conquer the WBC Silver title.”
However, Marsili has an undefeated record of 31 victories and 1 draw- 14 of these victories have been by the way of KO. Diaz, aged 34, who’s four years younger, has been a boxer for the half of his life as he made his pro debut when he was only 17. He has a record of 38 wins, with 17 KO´s, 12 defeats and 3 draws.
The fight will be broadcast to all Latin America via ESPN, in Italy through DEEJAY TV and in Poland through FIGHTKLUB.