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Antonio Orozco, Dominic Breazeale & Joseph Diaz on Showtime Extreme this weekend

Rising junior welterweight star Antonio "Relentless" Orozco and two highly regarded members of the Olympic class of 2012, Joseph "Jo Jo" Diaz Jr. and Dominic "Trouble" Breazeale will get a glimpse of the national spotlight this Saturday, Aug. 24 when they step into the ring at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., live on Showtime Extreme (8 p.m. ET/PT)...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Joseph Diaz officially inks with Golden Boy

One of the most talented members of the 2012 United States Olympic boxing team, South El Monte, California's Joseph "Jo Jo" Diaz Jr. had a big week in not only signing with Golden Boy Promotions, but also beginning his road to the top as a professional when he made his pro debut this past Saturday, December 15 with a win over a tough opponent in then 5-2 Vicente Alfaro...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Golden Boy getting active to give back to LA fight community

Golden Boy Promotions comes home for the holiday on Saturday, December 15 with an extravagant gift-basket filled with boxing presents for Los Angeles area fight fans and an unprecedented event at Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena headlined by British superstar Amir "King" Khan making his ring return against Carlos Molina live on SHOWTIME®. The special day and night of...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Americans go 0-3 in tough Olympic boxing matchups

The U.S. Olympic boxing team realized it faced a brutal slate of matchups Wednesday, taking on a Cuban world champion and two hulking Russian heavyweights. None of the three Americans could beat the odds to advance in London. Top-seeded bantamweight Lazaro Alvarez of Cuba beat Joseph Diaz Jr. 21-15, and U.S. heavyweight Michael Hunter tired badly in the third round of a narrow...
Via AP on Fox
August 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Team USA boxing results: Joseph Diaz Jr, Michael Hunter & Dominic Breazeale in action

Olympic Boxing Results Day 5 On Day 5 of the London Olympic boxing tournament, three Team USA boxers were in action, bantamweight Joseph Diaz Jr in his second fight of the tournament, heavyweight Michael Hunter, and super heavyweight Dominic Breazeale. All three men were matched tough, and would need top performances in order to advance. Joseph Diaz Jr was in the first fight of...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 01, 2012  |  Discuss

US boxer Diaz starts Olympics strong

U.S. bantamweight Joseph Diaz Jr. got the Olympic boxing tournament off to an entertaining start Saturday with a stylish 19-9 victory over Ukraine's Pavlo Ishchenko in the opening bout. British middleweight Anthony Ogogo won the hosts' first bout, beating the Dominican Republic's Junior Castillo 13-6 to thrill a raucous crowd at ExCel. Ireland's John Joe Nevin and...
Via Fox Sports
July 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Olympic Boxing Guide and Schedule: The Draw And The Men’s Round Of 32

(Team USA bantamweight Joseph Diaz, Jr., left, in action) With the draw completed on Friday, the stage is set for Olympic boxing to begin in London. In our first preview and guide we’ll take a look at the first round of the men’s competition, beginning on Saturday afternoon, London time. It all starts out with a bantamweight match-up between Team USA’s Joseph Diaz, Jr. and...
Via Blog On Draft
July 28, 2012  |  Discuss
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