Diaz was standing on the inside of the track during a report for Good Day Utah on when one of the The Salt City Derby Girls got knocked into him. The station said he hurt his elbow but shot six more segments before getting treatment.
Features reporter Big Budah, who was live at the time,tweeted out his admiration for Diaz:
John is a trooper, he has a puncture in his elbow protecting the camera when he took a hit from… http://t.co/PPqbvDKjvU
— Big Budah (@Big_Budah) May 30, 2014