Diaz vs Cuadro Info
Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz beat Jesus Cuadro by majority decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 21st September 2019 at Auditorio del Estado in Baja California.
The scorecards were announced as 116-112, 115-113, 114-114 in favor of winner Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz.
The fight took place over rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).
Diaz vs Cuadro stats
Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz stepped into the ring with a record of 29 wins, 1 loss and draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jesus Cuadro made his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 5 loses and draws, with 14 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Cuadro had a large advantage in power over Diaz, boosting at 78% knock out percentage over Diaz's 52%.
Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz was the younger man by 7 years, at 27 years old.
Both Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz & Jesus Cuadro fought out of a southpaw stance.
Diaz was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 6 months later than Cuadro, who’s first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 109 more professional rounds, 227 to Cuadro's 118.
Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz went into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBC and 5 by the WBO in the 130lb division.
Jesus Cuadro was ranked number 12 by the WBA in the 130lb division.
Diaz vs Cuadro form
Diaz had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Freddy Fonseca on 4th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Charles Huerta on 9th February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jesus M Rojas on 11th August 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Featherweight championship fight at The Avalon, California.
Before that, he had been beaten by Gary Russell Jr on 19th May 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Featherweight championship fight at MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill, Maryland.
He had defeated Victor Terrazas on 22nd February 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
Cuadro had lost to all of his last 1 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Ricardo Nunez on 21st September 2017 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Fantastic Casino de Albrook Mall, Panama City, Panama.
Diaz's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 2 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
Cuadro's last 1 fights had come over a period of , meaning he had been fighting on average every . In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.
What time did Diaz vs Cuadro start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 3:00 am UTC at Auditorio del Estado, Baja California, Mexico, which was 11:00 pm EST or 8:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America, or 4:00 am BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Diaz vs Cuadro?
The fight was broadcast in the United States by Facebook Watch.