Tag: Joseph Diaz Jr

Devin and JoJo Thrill the Crowd at the MGM Grand in Tactical Warfare, But Haney Was Too Sharp, Worked En Route to Winning Decision

While the fight card as a whole was atrocious given the undercard with one sided fights, and quick hooks by Referees, the main event surely made up for the shortcomings, with good, clean action. High ranking Lightweight 🇺🇸Devin “The Dream” Haney (27-0-0, 15KO👊) got his first real test from an in-prime, high caliber opponent in 🇺🇸Joseph “Jojo” Diaz (32-2-1, 15KO👊). Despite some heavy mid round pushback by Diaz, Devin’s sustained work through Continue reading “Devin and JoJo Thrill the Crowd at the MGM Grand in Tactical Warfare, But Haney Was Too Sharp, Worked En Route to Winning Decision”

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”

Diaz Jr. Finally Lives Out his Dream of Becoming a Champion, Defeats Farmer to Win IBF World Title

By Tré Berry III🖊️

One of the most hard-lucked talents in boxing finally breaks through on the big stage, as Mexican-American 🇺🇸Joseph “Jo Jo” Diaz Jr. (31-1-0, 15KO👊) becomes the new IBF Super-Featherweight World Titlist after beating 🇺🇸Tevin “American Idol” Farmer (30-5-1, 6KO👊) by way of Unanimous decision in a very impressive performance that opens the door wide for the range of opportunities that are now in viewing range. Continue reading “Diaz Jr. Finally Lives Out his Dream of Becoming a Champion, Defeats Farmer to Win IBF World Title”