Corrales was an American professional boxer who fights inside a ring from 1996 to 2007. He was born on August 25, 1977, but died on May 7, 2007. He had been the multiple-time world champion in two weight divisions that held the IBF super featherweight title between the years 1999 and 2000.
Moreover, he was recognized as the WBO super featherweight title in 2004, the WBO lightweight title from 2004 to 2006, and from 2005 to 2006, he has won the WBC, Ring magazine, and the lineal lightweight titles.
In 2005, Diego Corrales earned Fight of the Year honors by The Ring, and after acclaiming the first bout with Jose Luis Castillo, he received the Boxing Writers Association of America. He was the best, and below, there are the top 6 quotes by Diego Corrales.
“As a person, the only people who matter are my kids and how they see me.”― Diego Corrales
“I played a lot of the original ‘Fight Night.’ I think the depiction of Trinidad in the game was awesome.”― Diego Corrales
“I remember the first Mortal Kombat, when that came out, that was the hardest game of all time. There would be lines at the arcade around the block, and I still love all of the Mortal Kombat games.”― Diego Corrales
4th of 6 Diego Corrales Quotes
“My dad just wanted me to find something to do to keep me out of trouble. Boxing was the great escape.”― Diego Corrales
“I actually have the Arcade PC at home, and it has 5,500 games on it. Everything from the old school, Galaga, Tron, Missile Command, anything you can think of, they’re all on there. I love the old school games.”― Diego Corrales
“I hit Damian Fuller with a left hook that left him laid out for 30-45 minutes. They brought oxygen to him, they couldn’t wake him up, he was out cold. The television station kept having to take breaks, he was out so long. It was unbelievable. That was the best one-shot I’ve ever done in my life.”― Diego Corrales