Farmer vs J.Diaz

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  • Farmer vs Diaz
  • 30-4-1 30-1-0
  • UD 12 UD 12
  • Score Cards 113-115, 113-115, 112-116
  • Thursday 30th January 2020
  • Meridian at Island Gardens, Florida, USA
  • IBF World Junior Lightweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Super Featherweight
  • Tape
  • 29 age 27
  • 5' 6" / 168cm height 5' 6" / 168cm
  • 66.9" / 170cm reach 64.2" / 163cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Southpaw (l)
  • tape record
  • UD UD UD TKO UD < form MD TKO UD UD UD <
  • 30 wins 30
  • 6 by ko 15
  • 20% Ko% 50%
  • 4 Losses 1
  • 1 draws 0
  • 2011 Debut 2012
  • tape rankings @ Super Featherweight
  • WBA
  • WBC 2
  • WBO
  • IBF 11

Farmer vs J.Diaz Info

Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz beat Tevin Farmer by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Thursday 30th January 2020 at Meridian at Island Gardens in Florida.

The scorecards were announced as 113-115, 113-115, 112-116 in favor of winner Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz.

The fight took place over rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).

This contest was for the IBF super featherweight championship of the world.

Farmer vs J.Diaz stats

Tevin Farmer stepped into the ring with a record of 30 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz made his way to the ring with a record of 30 wins, 1 loss and draws, with 15 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Diaz had a large advantage in power over Farmer, boosting at 50% knock out percentage over Farmer's 20%.

Tevin Farmer was the older man by 3 years, at 30 years old.

Farmer had 3-inch reach advantage.

Tevin Farmer fought out of the orthodox stance, while Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz was a southpaw.

Farmer was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 1 year and 10 months earlier than Diaz, who’s first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 49 more professional rounds, 276 to Diaz's 227.

Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz was ranked number 2 by the WBC and 11 by the IBF in the 130lb division.

Farmer vs J.Diaz form

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

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Guillaume Frenois on 27th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at College Park Center, Texas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Jono Carroll on 15th March 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Liacouras Center, Pennsylvania.

Going into that contest, he had beat Francisco Fonseca on 15th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Before that, he had won against James Tennyson on 20th October 2018 by knockout in the 5th round in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at TD Garden, Massachusetts.

He had beat Billy Dib on 3rd August 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Technology Park, New South Wales, Australia.

Diaz had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Jesus Cuadro on 21st September 2019 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Auditorio del Estado, Baja California, Mexico.

Previous to that, he had defeated Freddy Fonseca on 4th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Going into that contest, he had won against Charles Huerta on 9th February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.

Before 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.

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.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz had been fighting more than Tevin Farmer.

Going to this contest, Tevin Farmer had last fought 1 year and 15 days ago, while Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz's last outing had been 10 months and 21 days ago.

Farmer's last 5 fights had come over a period of 11 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.6 rounds on average.

Diaz's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 4 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.6 rounds on average.

What time did Farmer vs J.Diaz start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 pm EST / 8:00 pm PST at Meridian at Island Gardens, Florida, United States, which was around 4:00 am GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Farmer vs J.Diaz?

Farmer vs J.Diaz was broadcast on DAZN in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by Sky Sports Main Event.

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