Diaz vs Quigg Info
Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz could take on Scott Quigg in Late 2020 in the United States.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which means the weight limit would be 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).
Diaz would be defending IBF World Junior Lightweight Championship for the first time. He won this belt against Tevin Farmer in January 2020. He has held this belt for 6 months and 5 days.
Diaz vs Quigg stats
Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz would step into the ring with a record of 31 wins and 1 loss, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Scott Quigg would make his way to the ring with a record of 35 wins, 2 loses and 2 draws, with 26 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Quigg would have a large advantage in power over Diaz, boosting at 74% knock out percentage over Diaz's 48%.
Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz is the younger man by 4 years, at 27 years old.
Quigg has a height advantage of 2 inches over Diaz. This also extends to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz fights out of the southpaw stance, while Scott Quigg is an orthodox fighter.
Diaz is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 5 year and 7 months later than Quigg, who’s first professional fight was in 2007. He has fought 27 more professional rounds, 227 to Quigg's 200.
Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz goes into the fight ranked number 2 by the RING in the 130lb division.
Diaz vs Quigg form
Diaz has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.
In his last fight, he beat Tevin Farmer on 30th January 2020 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Meridian at Island Gardens, Florida, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Jesus Cuadro on 21st September 2019 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Auditorio del Estado, Baja California, Mexico.
Going into that 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.
Before that, he had beat Charles Huerta on 9th February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
He had defeated Jesus M Rojas on 11th August 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Featherweight championship fight at The Avalon, California.
Quigg has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Jono Carroll on 7th March 2020 by technical knockout in the 11th round at Manchester Arena, Lancashire, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Oscar Valdez on 10th March 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson, United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against Oleg Yefimovych on 4th November 2017 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Salle des Étoiles, Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Before that, he had defeated Viorel Simion on 29th April 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Wembley Stadium, London, United Kingdom.
He had beat Jose Cayetano on 10th December 2016 by knockout in the 9th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
In terms of recent activity, Scott Quigg has been fighting more than Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz.
Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz last fought 6 months and 5 days ago, while Scott Quigg's last outing was 4 months and 28 days ago.
Diaz's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year 5 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.6 rounds on average.
Quigg's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years 2 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10 rounds on average.