Register Members List Member Map Media Calendar Garage Forum Home Mark Forums Read

Go Back > General Discussion > General Discussion (Moto Related)
Forgot info?

Welcome to! You are currently viewing our forums as a guest which gives you limited access to the community. By joining our free community you will have access to great discounts from our sponsors, the ability to post topics, communicate privately with other members, respond to polls, upload content, free email, classifieds, and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free, join our community!

Register Today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.

FREE MH Decals by MAIL!


Share This Thread: 
Subscribe to this Thread Thread Tools
Old 05-09-2007, 03:25 PM   #1
Racer X 05
Senior Member
Racer X 05's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Kingwood
Feedback Rating: (3)
Posts: 629

Experience: 10+ years
Trackdays: 3

2005 R1

EX Boxing Champ Killed in Motorcycle Crash

World Boxing Champ, Diego Corrales, Dies in Motorcycle Crash
By Dylan Vox


On the edge was the only way former world champion boxer Diego "Chico" Corrales wanted to live, and he did so until the end of his life. Friends and family say they were not surprised by the sudden death of the young boxer who passed away this week after a high-speed motorcycle wreck.

The accident occurred on the streets of Las Vegas where Corrales who is originally from Sacramento California called home. He had recently purchased a new motorcycle and was trying to pass a car at a high speed down a residential street. According to the police who responded to the accident call, he rammed into the back of another stopped car and was thrown from the bike. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Although it did not appear that the 29 year old had been drinking or doing drugs, it will take a few weeks before a full toxicology is available.

Corrales’ former trainer, Joe Goossen told the San Francisco Chronicle, "I think anyone who knew him well knew he was a real thrill-seeker." Corellas left Goossen last October after accumulating three world tittles under his tutelage. Corrales’ promoter Gary Shaw agreed with Goossen’s assessment adding, “He fought recklessly and he lived recklessly. That was his style.”

Correles career included 40 wins and only 5 losses. His first losing bout came at the hands of current welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather in 2001. He did win both the super featherweight and lightweight world boxing championships.

"Diego was a class person who we were very fond of," said Bob Arum who is a top promoter who has worked with Oscar De La Hoya, and Evander Holyfield. "Our deepest sympathies go out to his wife, Michelle, and the rest of his family."

A memoriam will be held this week in memory of the fallen boxer.
Racer X 05
Racer X 05 is offline   Reply With Quote
Similar Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Motorcycle rider killed in North Houston crash pwned General Discussion (Moto Related) 18 08-24-2010 01:02 PM
Old 05-09-2007, 03:30 PM   #2
i rock knobbies
hotnanas's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2005
Feedback Rating: (4)
Posts: 8,881

Experience: 10+ years

yesterday's news!
hotnanas is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2007, 03:45 PM   #3
Stayin' Young
dbuck's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: NW Houston BW8/290
Feedback Rating: (5)
Posts: 19,582

Experience: 10+ years
Trackdays: 10+

02 Honda Superhawk

Send a message via AIM to dbuck
2 days late and a dollar short
dbuck is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:59 AM. is not responsible for the content posted by users.
Privacy Policy