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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
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 30 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 125 more professional rounds, 275 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 drawn with 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 defeated 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 beat 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 won against Freddy Fonseca on 4th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
He had beat Charles Huerta on 9th February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
Diaz's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.6 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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