Christopher Diaz’s Wife, Family, and Tough Times

Published 04/24/2021, 12:51 PM EDT


Christopher Diaz, the Puerto Rican featherweight elite, is an absolute family man outside the boxing ring. He seems like a loving father, a loving husband, and someone who years for privacy as far as his personal life is concerned. Despite being a top-tier boxer, ‘Pitufo’ hasn’t revealed a lot about his family to the media.

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However, he isn’t hesitant to showcase his family to the world. The 26-year-old’s social media handle comprises several videos with his family, and that just shows the affection he has as a family man.

While we know don’t know much about his kin and surrounding, Diaz’s Instagram handle says a lot about his life.

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Diaz is married to Zuleima Soto Nunez, and the pair has 3 daughters. It’s relatively unknown how Diaz met his lady love and the two tied the knot.

However, it’s quite clear that the duo is madly in love with each other. Starting from casual outings to spending quality time at home, Christopher Diaz’s social media accounts reveal the bond that he shares with his family.

His daughters also visit him at the gym, and being a car maniac himself, it seems that family drives are frequent. There’s no denying Christopher Diaz leads a near-perfect life at this stage. However, it was not always so smooth for the contender.

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He had to deal with umpteen struggles and a family crisis as a teenager. Diaz has spoken about it in the past. In an interaction with Yahoo! Sports, he revealed how large parts of Puerto Rico suffered without electricity and potable water, while he was solely focused on doing jobs.

“So many cities have nothing: No roads, no energy [power], no water. A lot of people are trying to help, but what happened was so bad. It’s going to be two or three years to rebuild and a lot of people are going to be in need of assistance,” said ‘Pitufo’.

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Meanwhile, he has seemingly become a symbol of hope for his native people. While Puerto Rico now has several elites boxers coming up, Diaz will remain a prime name in the list.

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.

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