Tag: Javier Fortuna

Jo-Jo Diaz Shines Bright in His Lightweight Debut, Outduels and Outpoints Javier Fortuna to Earn “Interim” Lightweight World Title

For most, coming in, this was the fight that carried the most intrigue in terms of close opposition. 🇺🇸Joseph “Jo Jo” Diaz (32-1-1, 15KO👊) had moved in weight up to take this opportunity against perennial well-ranked Lightweight world contender 🇩🇴Javier Fortuna (36-3-1, 25KO👊) for the rights of obtaining the “Interim” WBC Lightweight Title. A close fight through the first half of the bout, Continue reading “Jo-Jo Diaz Shines Bright in His Lightweight Debut, Outduels and Outpoints Javier Fortuna to Earn “Interim” Lightweight World Title”

Jojo Diaz Gets a Second Chance At Redemption, While Fortuna Relishes Getting a Top-Flight Opponent

For the winner here, the prize regarding this bout will be to earn mandatory status for 🇺🇸Devin Haney’s version of the WBC Lightweight World Title belt. The original plan, was for 🇺🇸Ryan Garcia to meet 🇩🇴Javier Fortuna (36-2-1, 25KO👊) with the “interim” WBC title in the mix, but citing Garcia’s personal plight regarding mental health, Fortuna was forced to move onward. Fortuna over the last Continue reading “Jojo Diaz Gets a Second Chance At Redemption, While Fortuna Relishes Getting a Top-Flight Opponent”

A Halt to Plans for Jorge Linares and Javier Fortuna’s Upcoming Bout 📰

🇻🇪Jorge Linares vs. 🇩🇴Javier Fortuna, which was scheduled for August 28th has been halted after it was learned that Linares has contracted COVID. The former Champion’s promoters at Teiken Promotions and Golden Boy Continue reading “A Halt to Plans for Jorge Linares and Javier Fortuna’s Upcoming Bout 📰”