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May 06 2017
Saturday

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States

10 round contest @ Featherweight
Manuel Avila
Avila
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23-0-0 
UD 10

Score cards

  • 100-90
  • 99-91
  • 99-91
UD 10
22-0-0

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The tape

25
Age
25
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
5' 7" / 170 cm
64.2" / 163 cm
Reach
66.1" / 168 cm
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

UDTKOKOUDTKO
Form
SDUDUDUDRTD
23
Wins
22
13
By KO
8
57
KO%
36
0
Loses
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2010

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

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The Ring
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WBA
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2
WBC
10
1
WBO
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7
IBF
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Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz vs Manuel Avila report


Who won Diaz vs Avila?

Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz beat Manuel Avila by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 6th May 2017 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced as 100-90, 99-91, 99-91 in favor of winner Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).

Diaz vs Avila stats

Back in May 2017, Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 23 wins, zero loses and 0  draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Manuel Avila made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 22 wins and 0 draws, with 8 of those by knock out.

The stats suggested Diaz had a large advantage in power over Avila, boosting at 57% knock out percentage over Avila's 36%.

Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz was the same age as Manuel Avila, at 25 years old.

Avila had a height advantage of 1 inch over Diaz. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz fought out of the southpaw stance, while Manuel Avila was an orthodox fighter.

Diaz was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 year later than Avila, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 138 more professional rounds, 305 to Avila's 167.

Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz went into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO and 7 by the IBF at featherweight.

Manuel Avila was ranked number 10 by the WBC in the 126lb division.

Diaz vs Avila form

Diaz had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Andrew Cancio on 17th September 2016 by technical knockout in the 9th round at AT&T Stadium, Texas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Andrew Cancio on 17th September 2016 by technical knockout in the 9th round at AT&T Stadium, Texas.

Going into that contest, he had won against Victor Proa on 30th July 2016 by knockout in the 2nd round at Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio.

Before that, he had beat Jayson Velez on 26th March 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Oracle Arena, Oakland.

He had defeated Hugo Partida on 18th December 2015 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio.

Activity check

Diaz's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 4 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.4 rounds on average.

What time did Diaz vs Avila start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 2:00 AM BST in the UK.

What were the odds on Diaz vs Avila?

Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz was a 3/20 (-670) favourite going into the contest, while Manuel Avila made his way into the ring at 467/100 (+470) with oddsmakers.

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Diaz

Manuel

Avila

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Diaz
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Avila
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Joseph Diaz

Manuel Avila

108

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