Feb 13 2021
Saturday

Fantasy Springs Casino, California, United States

12 rounds contest
@ Super Featherweight
31-1-0

est. ringwalk:

2021-02-14T03:00:00Z ()

broadcast start time:

UK - TBA / US - TBA EST

15-0-0

Belts on The Line

IBF World Junior Lightweight Championship

The tape

28
Age
26
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
5' 9" / 174 cm
64.2"
Reach
N/A
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

UD 12MD 12TKO 7UD 10UD 12
Form
TKO 8TKO 4TKO 2UD 12TKO 6
31
Wins
15
15
By KO
12
48
KO%
80
1
Losses
0
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2015
227
Pro rounds
68

Current rankings @ Super Featherweight

3
The Ring
-
-
WBA
-
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
1

Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz vs Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov preview

When is Diaz vs Rakhimov?

Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz will square off against Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov on Saturday 13th February 2021 at Fantasy Springs Casino in California.

The fight will take place over 12 rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which means the weight limit will be 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).

Diaz vs Rakhimov stats

Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz steps into the ring with a record of 31 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov will make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 15 wins and 0 draws, with 12 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Rakhimov has a massive power advantage over Diaz, boosting at 80% knock out percentage over Diaz's 48%.

Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz is the older man by 2 years, at 28 years old.

Rakhimov has a height advantage of 3 inches over Diaz.

Both Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz & Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov fight out of a southpaw stance.

Diaz is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 17 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 years and 11 months earlier than Rakhimov, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 159 more professional rounds, 227 to Rakhimov's 68.

Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz goes into the fight ranked number 3 by the RING in the 130lb division.

Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov is currently ranked number 1 by the IBF in the 130lb division.

Diaz vs Rakhimov form

Diaz has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.

In his last fight, he won against 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 won against 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 beat 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 defeated Charles Huerta on 9th February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.

He had won against Jesus M Rojas on 11th August 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Featherweight championship fight at The Avalon, California.

Rakhimov remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Azinga Fuzile on 29th September 2019 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Orient Theatre, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

Previous to that, he had defeated Rofhiwa Maemu on 23rd March 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at RCC Boxing Academy, Ekaterinburg, Russia.

Going into that contest, he had beat Robinson Castellanos on 19th August 2018 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at DIVS, Ekaterinburg.

Before that, he had won against Emanuel Lopez on 9th September 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Traktor Sport Palace, Chelyabinsk.

He had beat Jimmy Paypa on 5th May 2017 by technical knockout in the 6th round at DIVS, Ekaterinburg.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz has been fighting more than Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov.

Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz last fought 11 months and 27 days ago, while Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov's last outing was 1 year, 3 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.

Rakhimov's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.4 rounds on average.

What time does Diaz vs Rakhimov start?

The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 pm EST / 7:00 pm PST at Fantasy Springs Casino, California, United States, which is around 3:00 am GMT in the UK.

Who is showing Diaz vs Rakhimov?

Diaz vs Rakhimov will be broadcast on DAZN in the US, while the fight will be broadcast in the United Kingdom by DAZN Global (UK).

How do you stream Diaz vs Rakhimov?

In the US you can stream Diaz vs Rakhimov via the DAZN app and platform. You can download the app for PC, Apple, Android, Fire TV, Roku, your Smart TV and many others. Note: You save over 60% if you pay for a full year of DAZN.

1 month of DAZN is $19.99, while 1 year costs $99.99.

In the UK you can stream Diaz vs Rakhimov via the DAZN global app and platform in the UK & most countries in the world. You can download the app for PC, Apple, Android, Fire TV, Roku, your Smart TV and many others.

1 month costs £1.99.

What are the odds on Diaz vs Rakhimov

Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz is currently 4/9 (-227) to win the bout outright, while you can get 13/8 (+163) on Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov if you fancy the small upset.

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