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Joseph Diaz Jr. vs. Jayson Velez added to Andre Ward-Sullivan Barrera HBO card March 26

A member of the 2012 United States Olympic team , Joseph “Jojo” Diaz Jr. (19-0, 11 KOs) has taken on anyone who has stepped up to the plate and on Saturday, March 26, he will make his HBO World Championship Boxing debut when he faces Puerto Rican contender Jayson “La Maravilla” Velez (23-1-1, 16 KOs) at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. The 10-round featherweight fight...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Joseph Diaz Jr. added to Herrera-Lundy undercard on July 11

After a standout performance on the May 9 Canelo-Kirkland undercard, former 2012 U.S. Olympian Joseph Diaz Jr. returns to the ring on July 11 in a 10-round featherweight on the undercard of Mauricio Herrera vs. Hank Lundy from the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena. In the main event of the televised doubleheader Mauricio “El Maestro” Herrera of Southern California takes on ...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Pre-fight quotes from Joseph Diaz, Julian Ramirez & Diego De La Hoya

Local rising stars Joseph Diaz Jr., Julian Ramirez, Diego De La Hoya and Roy Tapia, as well as seven-foot tall international sensation Taishan, held a media workout at Ponce De Leon Boxing Club in Montebello, Calif. in advance of their bouts at Fantasy Spring Resort Casino this Thursday night. Check out the quotes here. JOSEPH DIAZ JR., Undefeated Featherweight Rising Star "I'm very...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Diaz, Tapia, Taishan Media Workout

MONTEBELLO, CA – Ahead of their respective Thursday night clashes on Golden Boy LIVE, 2012 Olympian and blue chip prospect Jojo Diaz, along with the co-feature fighters on the card, hosted an open workout for the media today at the Ponce De Leon Boxing Club in Montebello, CA. Primed and ready to display their skills on Fox Sports 1 the participants, which included undefeated featherweight...
Via BadCulture
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

JoJo Diaz, the kid who played baseball and then became a boxer

  Editor's note: This article is translated from a FOX Deportes original. It took twelve fights for Joseph Diaz Jr. to make his dream come true. "JoJo" -- that's what he likes to be called -- will be in the main card Monday when he faces Raul Hidalgo in Texas (FOX Sports 1, 10 p.m. ET). Joseph Pedroza Diaz Jr. was born Nov. 23, 1992. Not yet 22 years old, he is heading on a path...
Via Fox Sports
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Joseph Diaz back on Sept 29th in Texas, faces Raul Hidalgo

One of the most exciting rising stars in boxing today, 2012 U.S. Olympian Joseph "Jo Jo" Diaz Jr., will return to the ring on Monday, Sept. 29, to face Mexico's Raul "Bule" Hidalgo (21-11, 16 KOs) in a 10-round co-main event featherweight bout on FOX Sports 1 at the State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, Texas. A fighter whose maturity in the ring far surpasses his 21 years of age, South El...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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