Jul 09 2021
Friday

Banc of California Stadium, California, United States

12 rounds contest
@ Lightweight
31-1-1

est. ringwalk:

2021-07-10T01:00:00Z ()

broadcast start time:

US - TBC / UK - TBC

36-2-1

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Belts on The Line

Vacant WBC Interim World Lightweight Championship

The tape

28
Age
31
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
64.2" / 163 cm
Reach
68.5" / 174 cm
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

MD 12UD 12MD 12TKO 7UD 10
Form
KO 6TKO 2UD 10NCSD 12
31
Wins
36
15
By KO
25
48
KO%
69
1
Losses
2
0
Stopped
1
1
Draws
1
2012
Debut
2009
239
Pro rounds
201

Current rankings @ Lightweight

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The Ring
6
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WBA
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4
WBC
3
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WBO
-
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IBF
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Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz vs Javier Fortuna preview

When is Diaz vs Fortuna?

Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz will face Javier Fortuna on Friday 9th July 2021 at Banc of California Stadium in California.

The fight will be contested over 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit will be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).

This contest is for the vacant WBC lightweight championship of the world.

This fight will appear on the undercard of Gilberto Ramirez's and Sullivan Barrera's clash. Also, on the undercard will be Tenkai Tsunami's and Seniesa Estrada's bout.

Diaz vs Fortuna stats

Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz steps into the ring with a record of 31 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Javier Fortuna will make his way to the ring with a record of 36 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 25 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Fortuna has a large advantage in power over Diaz, boosting at 69% knock out percentage over Diaz's 48%.

Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz is the younger man by 3 years, at 28 years old.

Fortuna has 5-inch reach advantage.

Both Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz & Javier Fortuna fight out of a southpaw stance.

Diaz is arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 6 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 year and 8 months later than Fortuna, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 38 more professional rounds, 239 to Fortuna's 201.

Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz goes into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBC at lightweight.

Javier Fortuna is currently ranked number 3 by the WBC and 6 by the RING in the 135lb division.

Diaz vs Fortuna form

Diaz has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he drew Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov on 13th February 2021 by majority draw in their 12 round contest in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Fantasy Springs Casino, California, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Tevin Farmer on 30th January 2020 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Meridian at Island Gardens, Florida.

Going into that contest, 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.

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

He had defeated Charles Huerta on 9th February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.

Fortuna has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he won against Antonio Lozada Jr on 21st November 2020 by knockout in the 6th round at Staples Center, LA, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Jesus Andres Cuellar on 2nd November 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBC World Lightweight championship fight at MGM National Harbor, Maryland.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Sharif Bogere on 9th February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.

Before that, he had defeated Adrian Granados on 16th June 2018 by unanimous decision at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas.

Hehad been beaten by Robert Easter Jr on 20th January 2018 by split decision in their IBF World Lightweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Activity check

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

Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz last fought 4 months and 9 days ago, while Javier Fortuna's last outing was 7 months and 1 day ago.

Diaz's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.6 rounds on average.

Fortuna's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8 rounds on average.

What time does Diaz vs Fortuna start?

The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Banc of California Stadium, California, United States, which is around 2:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who is showing Diaz vs Fortuna?

Diaz vs Fortuna will be broadcast on DAZN in the US, while the fight will be broadcast in the United Kingdom by DAZN Global.

How do you stream Diaz vs Fortuna?

In the US you can stream Diaz vs Fortuna via the DAZN app and platform. You can download the app for PC, Apple, Android, Fire TV, Roku, your Smart TV and many others. Note: You save over 60% if you pay for a full year of DAZN.

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What were the odds on Diaz vs Fortuna?

Javier Fortuna is currently (+100) to win the bout outright, while you can get (+100) on Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz if you fancy the incredible upset.

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Show open: TBA

Main event starts: 2am est

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