Diaz vs Sanchez Info
Christopher Diaz beat Jason Sanchez by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Tuesday 23rd June 2020 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 98-92, 97-93, 98-92 in favor of winner Christopher Diaz.
The fight took place over rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
Diaz vs Sanchez stats
Christopher Diaz stepped into the ring with a record of 25 wins, 2 loses and draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jason Sanchez made his way to the ring with a record of 15 wins, 1 loss and draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Diaz had advantage in power over Sanchez, with a 64% knock out percentage over Sanchez's 53%.
Christopher Diaz was the same age as Jason Sanchez, at 26 years old.
Both Christopher Diaz & Jason Sanchez fought out of an orthodox stance.
Diaz was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 9 months later than Sanchez, who’s first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 57 more professional rounds, 144 to Sanchez's 87.
Christopher Diaz went into the fight ranked number 11 by the WBO in the 126lb division.
Diaz vs Sanchez form
Christopher Diaz had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Shakur Stevenson on 20th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated David Berna on 24th November 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Masayuki Ito on 28th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Kissimmee, Florida, United States.
Before that, he had beat Braulio Rodriguez on 17th March 2018 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Madison Square Garden, New York.
He had won against Casey Ramos on 9th December 2017 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Diaz's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 4 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6 rounds on average.
What time did Diaz vs Sanchez start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 pm EST / 8:00 pm PST at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 4:00 am BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Diaz vs Sanchez?
Diaz vs Sanchez was broadcast on ESPN in the US.