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How Mexican is Diego Pacheco? Narrative of the Californian fight for Mexico

A Student Of Pacheco

A student of Pacheco
March 6, 2023 6:31 am

Directed as the figure of the boxer of the world, Diego Pacheco will have plenty of stars on the billboard and will represent Mexico.

Of Mexican parents seeking the American dream, Diego Pacheco was born in California, United States of America, but represented Mexico at the amateur level.

“I always said I was born in California,” Pacheco said in an interview with the Hay Tire Channel. “But my blood is 100 percent Mexican.”

His father was born in Zacatecas and his mother in Mexico City. They came to the United States and Diego was born there, who was encouraged by his father to practice sports, but he liked boxing the most.

“When I was a child, my father always put me in programs after school, in sports so that I would not be in the street, so that I would have something to distract me,” he recalled to the Del Radio channel. “She was a champion and one of the best of all.”

What the boxer is famous for is what he is doing for Mexico, since he also represented his country in the Youth World Cup in August 2018.

It was in Budapest, Hungary, where he defeated Diego Pacheco in the 75 kg category of Mexico, where he defeated the Japanese Daigo Sunaga in his debut.

In the quarter he clashed with Kazakh Nurbek Oralbay, who won 5-0 to eliminate the Mexican. Oralbay was declared champion at 75 kilos.

Part of Pacheco’s amateur life became in Mexico and he was also in the Mexican Olympic Committee, where he lived with boxers such as the Olympians in Rio 2016 as Misael Rodríguez, Joselito Velázquez and others.

“I represented Mexico as an amateur in world tournaments, many people don’t know,” he said. “I was in the Committee, I lived for a while, I represented Mexico. I came back here and it turned professional, but I spent a lot of time fighting raw in Mexico.

Diego Pacheco shone as an amateur boxer in Mexico

As an amateur boxer, he represented Baja California, which gave the state two gold medals in the National Olympics.

The first was in the National and Youth Olympics of 2017, in Monterrey, where the mime Julio César Chávez awarded him his medal. In the end, Jhamir Tzab from Chiapa won.

A year later, José Gutiérrez regained the reigns, winning 5-0 and thus hanging on to the gold medal, another achievement in his amateur career and in Mexico.

In the same year that he made his professional debut, he began his journey in December in Tijuana, Mexico, where he remains undefeated.

March with a record of 17-0, 14 by knockout, and fought in Mexico, the United States and Saudi Arabia, in that country the Arab on the card where Anthony Joshua lost to Andy Ruiz.

He will now have a difficult test when he faces Jack Cullen at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, where he will leave everything in Mexico and try to take another step towards his goal, which will be the world champion.

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