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Who is David Diamante?

David Diamante (born November 8, 1971) is an American ring announcer. A popular ring announcer with DAZN, Diamante has been coined “The Voice of Boxing” by BBC Sport. 

He is widely known for his trademarked catchphrase “The fight starts now!”, his long dreadlocks, and his distinctive announcing style in which he repeats each fighter’s last name.

Boxing announcer David Diamante critically injured with three spinal fractures in motorcycle crash

Boxing announcer David Diamante critically injured with three spinal fractures in motorcycle crash
Boxing announcer David Diamante critically injured with three spinal fractures in a motorcycle crash

Boxing announcer David Diamante has been critically injured in a motorcycle crash, it has been announced.

Diamante, 50, was rushed to hospital after being involved in an incident in Third Avenue in Brooklyn, New York on Monday in which he suffered three fractures to his spine, multiple broken ribs, and serious damage to his right knee.

Affectionately known as “The Voice of Boxing”, Diamante was taken to New York medical center NYU Langone Health, Boxing Scene reports.

The boxing announcer is said to have undergone five hours of surgery on Tuesday during which nine screws, multiple rods, and cadaver parts were inserted in his spine.

The report adds he is now “fully lucid” following his surgery and the announcer has now spoken about his road to recovery.

In an update issued on Wednesday, Diamante said: “It’s going to be a tough road. It’s a bad injury and getting better will take some time.

David Diamante Biography, Wiki

David Diamante is an award-winning ring announcer, sports announcer, TV host and actor.

David has announced professional boxing, MMA, and Muay Thai internationally for over fifteen years. He is the official announcer for Matchroom Boxing.  David has announced for HBO, Showtime, ESPN, Sky Sports, DAZN, CBS Sports, NBC Sports, FOX Sports, World Boxing Super Series, Spike TV, YES Network, SNY, and MSG. In addition, David has announced in Spanish on Televisa, TyC and Azteca America. 

David hosts the New York State Boxing Hall of Fame, the Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame and the Boxing Writers Association of America Awards Ceremony. He announces for the Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year Awards Ceremony and multiple charity events.  

David played himself in the major motion picture Southpaw and has appeared in the films: Sunnyside, Irish Ropes, Counterpunch, Back in the Day, Born Into This, Senior Moment, Night of Henna, Out of the Ring, Ringside, and Hardy.

David Diamante served as the official voice of the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center for six seasons. David announced for the 2016 NBA All-Star Weekend and several NCAA games and tournaments.

From 2012-2013 David hosted the NBC Sports Network’s daily national morning television program, The ‘Lights. 

David is the owner and founder of Diamante’s Brooklyn Cigar Lounge which opened in 2009. David has his own line of hand-rolled cigars which can be purchased at his cigar lounge in Fort Greene, Brooklyn.

David has been featured in: The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, GQ, Business Insider, MSN, Cigar Aficionado, The New York Post, The NY Daily News, Ring Magazine, Smoke Magazine, Hoops Magazine, BBC Radio, Boxing Monthly, and many other publications.

David Diamante Biography Wikipedia
David Diamante
BornNovember 8, 1971 (age 50)
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
CitizenshipUnited States
OccupationRing announcer
Known forThe fight starts now!
Websitewww.daviddiamante.com

David Diamante Career

Diamante began announcing boxing matches in New York City for USA Metro Boxing and the New York Golden Gloves. His first fight was in the basement of the Church Street Boxing Gym in Lower Manhattan.

Diamante volunteered for several years in the New York boxing community announcing fights for USA Boxing Metro and the New York Golden Gloves.

He has since gone on to announce a variety of events on HBO, Showtime, ESPN, DAZN, Fox Sports, NBC, CBS, and Sky Sports.

In 2018, Diamante signed an exclusive deal with Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing with broadcasts appearing on DAZN and Sky Sports. 

In the summer of 2020 and in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Diamante served as the official announcer for Matchroom’s Fight Camp series, which took place in the back garden of Matchroom Boxing’s UK headquarters and the childhood home of Eddie Hearn.

Diamante has announced various MMA and Muay Thai events, including the first legally sanctioned MMA show in New York City in May 2013.

In 2012, Diamante was selected by Jay-Z and Nets management to become the official voice of the re-named NBA franchise, the Brooklyn Nets. 

He announced the final season for the Nets in New Jersey in 2011-2012 before following the team on their move to Brooklyn.

David Diamante Net Worth

David Diamante has a net worth of approximately $1.5 Million.

David Diamante FAQ’s

Who is David Diamante?

David Diamante (born November 8, 1971) is an American ring announcer. A popular ring announcer with DAZN, Diamante has been coined “The Voice of Boxing” by BBC Sport. 

What happened to David Diamante?

Boxing announcer David Diamante has been critically injured in a motorcycle crash, it has been announced.

How old is David Diamante?

David Diamante is currently 50 years old.

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