The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada, United States
Belts on The Line
Current rankings @ Super Bantamweight
When is Castro vs Diaz?
Carlos Castro could face Christopher Diaz in Summer 2021 at The Bubble, MGM Grand in Nevada.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Super Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit would be 122 pounds (8.7 stone or 55.3 KG).
The contest would be for the WBC super bantamweight championship of the world.
Castro vs Diaz stats
Carlos Castro would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 26 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Christopher Diaz would make his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 16 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Diaz would have advantage in power over Castro, with a 62% knock out percentage over Castro's 42%.
Carlos Castro is the same age as Christopher Diaz, at 26 years old.
Castro has a height advantage of 1 inch over Diaz. This also extends to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Both Carlos Castro & Christopher Diaz fight out of an orthodox stance.
Castro is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year and 3 months earlier than Diaz, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 8 less professional rounds, 136 to Diaz's 144.
Carlos Castro goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBC, 5 by the WBO and 5 by the IBF in the 122lb division.
Castro vs Diaz form
Diaz has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he defeated Jason Sanchez on 23rd June 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Shakur Stevenson on 20th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Going into that contest, he had defeated David Berna on 24th November 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Before that, he had lost to Masayuki Ito on 28th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Kissimmee, Florida, United States.
He had beat Braulio Rodriguez on 17th March 2018 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Diaz's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 6 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.4 rounds on average.