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Juan Diaz set to fight Pipino Cuevas

Updated: March 13, 2013, 7:15 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Declaring that he has "the fire back," former unified lightweight titleholder Juan Diaz is ending a 2½-year retirement and is anxious to get back into the ring.

Diaz, who has not fought since a unanimous decision loss in a lightweight championship rematch with Juan Manuel Marquez in July 2010, will return to action April 13 (FSN, 10 p.m. ET) at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas. He will face Pipino Cuevas Jr. (16-9, 14 KOs), the son of former welterweight champion Pipino ...

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