Cancio vs Diaz

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  • Cancio vs Diaz
  • 21-5-2 31-1-0
  • Potential : Late 2020
  • USA
  • WBA World Super Featherweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Super Featherweight
  • TKO 10UD 10KO 4KO 3RTD 7 < form UD 12UD 10TKO 7MD 12UD 12 <
  • Tape
  • 31 age 27
  • 5' 6" / 168cm height 5' 6" / 168cm
  • 68.1" / 173cm reach 64.2" / 163cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Southpaw (l)
  • full record
  • 21 wins 31
  • 16 by ko 15
  • 76% Ko% 48%
  • 5 Losses 1
  • 2 Stopped 0
  • 2 draws 0
  • 2006 Debut 2012
  • 146 Pro rds 227
  • current rankings @ Super Featherweight
  • 7 The Ring 2
  • 6 WBA
  • 10 WBC
  • WBO
  • IBF

Cancio vs Diaz Info

Andrew Cancio could take on Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz in Late 2020 in the United States.

The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which means the weight limit would be 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).

The contest would be for the WBA super featherweight championship of the world.

Diaz will be defending his IBF World Junior Lightweight Championship for the first time. He won this belt against Tevin Farmer in January 2020. He has held this belt for 7 months and 19 days.

Cancio vs Diaz stats

Andrew Cancio would step into the ring with a record of 21 wins, 5 loses and 2 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz would make his way to the ring with a record of 31 wins and 1 loss, with 15 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Cancio would have a large advantage in power over Diaz, boosting at 76% knock out percentage over Diaz's 48%.

Andrew Cancio is the older man by 4 years, at 31 years old.

Cancio has 4-inch reach advantage.

Andrew Cancio fights out of the orthodox stance, while Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz is a southpaw.

Cancio is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2006, 6 years and 8 months earlier than Diaz, who’s first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 81 less professional rounds, 146 to Diaz's 227.

Andrew Cancio goes into the fight ranked number 6 by the WBA, 10 by the WBC and 7 by the RING in the 130lb division.

Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz is currently ranked number 2 by the RING in the 130lb division.

Cancio vs Diaz form

Cancio has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he lost to Rene Alvarado on 23rd November 2019 by in the 7th round in their WBA World Super Featherweight championship fight at Fantasy Springs Casino, California, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Alberto Machado on 21st June 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round in their WBA World Super Featherweight championship fight at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.

Going into that contest, he had won against Alberto Machado on 9th February 2019 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBA World Super Featherweight championship fight at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.

Before that, he had beat Dardan Zenunaj on 17th August 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.

He had defeated Aidar Sharibayev on 12th April 2018 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.

Diaz has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.

In his last fight, he won against Tevin Farmer on 30th January 2020 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Meridian at Island Gardens, Florida, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Jesus Cuadro on 21st September 2019 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Auditorio del Estado, Baja California, Mexico.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Freddy Fonseca on 4th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had beat Charles Huerta on 9th February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.

He had won against Jesus M Rojas on 11th August 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Featherweight championship fight at The Avalon, California.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz has been fighting more than Andrew Cancio.

Andrew Cancio last fought 9 months and 26 days ago, while Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz's last outing was 7 months and 19 days ago.

Cancio's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year 7 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.8 rounds on average.

Diaz's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year 5 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.6 rounds on average.

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