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Who won Diaz vs Fonseca?
Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz beat Freddy Fonseca by technical knockout in the 7th round on Saturday 4th May 2019 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Canelo Alvarez beating Daniel Jacobs for the IBF World Middleweight, WBA Super World Middleweight, WBC World Middleweight and The Ring Middleweight championship. Also, on the undercard Lamont Roach beat Jonathan Oquendo, Vergil Ortiz Jr defeated Mauricio Herrera and John Ryder was victorious over Bilal Akkawy for the WBA Interim World Super Middleweight championship.
Diaz vs Fonseca stats
Back in May 2019, Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz stepped into the ring with a record of 28 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Freddy Fonseca made his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 17 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Fonseca had advantage in power over Diaz, with a 65% knock out percentage over Diaz's 50%.
Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz was the younger man by 1 year, at 26 years old.
Both Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz & Freddy Fonseca fought out of a southpaw stance.
Diaz was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 days later than Fonseca, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 145 more professional rounds, 295 to Fonseca's 150.
Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz went into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBA and 3 by the WBC at super featherweight.
Freddy Fonseca was ranked number 5 by the WBA in the 130lb division.
Diaz vs Fonseca form
Diaz had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Charles Huerta on 9th February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Fantasy Springs Casino, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Jesus M Rojas on 11th August 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Featherweight championship fight at The Avalon, California.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had beat Victor Terrazas on 22nd February 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
He had won against Rafael Rivera on 16th September 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Diaz's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.8 rounds on average.
What time did Diaz vs Fonseca start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:15 PM EST / 5:15 PM PST at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 1:15 AM BST in the UK.
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