Pacquiao fight a dream come true for Diaz

While Manny Pacquiao fights for a world title in a fourth weight class, boxing's overachiever, David Diaz, battles to defend his lightweight title -- and to upgrade to a car with an AC.

Originally Published: June 26, 2008
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

The U.S. Olympic boxing team won only one gold medal in 1996. That belonged to David Reid, who would go on to win a junior middleweight world title. But the squad also produced other top professionals.

There was Floyd Mayweather Jr., the recently retired pound-for-pound king and most successful boxer from the U.S. team; Antonio Tarver, who went on to become a dominant light heavyweight and holds a title today; Fernando Vargas, a two-time junior middleweight beltholder and one of the most ...

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