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”
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”
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”
Last night, Joseph ‘JoJo’ Diaz Jr. (29-1-0, 15KO) was very sharp as usual, befuddling and outclassing his opponent Freddy Fonseca (26-3-1, 17KO) of Nicaragua on the Daniel Jacobs/Canelo Alvarez undercard. Continue reading “Joseph Diaz Puts the Rest of His Division on Notice”
Super Featherweight Joseph Diaz Jr. (28-1-0, 14KO) will face Nicaragua’s Freddy Fonseca (26-2-1, 17KO) in a 10 round match Saturday on the Canelo-Jacobs undercard at the T Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.