Diaz again closing in on title shot

Originally Published: October 19, 2013
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

BROOMFIELD, Colo. -- Former unified lightweight titlist Juan Diaz is now three fights into a comeback following a 2½-year retirement and getting sharper with each fight.

He laid a beating on Denver's Juan Santiago on Saturday night, winning a lopsided 10-round unanimous decision on the Mike Alvarado-Ruslan Provodnikov undercard at the 1stBank Center.

All three judges had it for Diaz, 100-90, 99-91, 97-93. ESPN.com also had it 100-90 for Diaz -- ...

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