Dec 04 2021
Saturday

MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Nevada, United States

12 rounds contest @ Lightweight
26-0-0
UD 12

Score cards

  • 116-112
  • 117-111
  • 117-111
UD 12
32-1-1

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Belts on The Line

WBC World Lightweight Championship

The tape

24
Age
30
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
70.9" / 180 cm
Reach
64.2" / 163 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Tape record

UDUDUDTKOKO
Form
UDMDUDMDTKO
26
Wins
32
15
By KO
15
58
KO%
47
0
Loses
1
0
Draws
1
2015
Debut
2012

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

11
The Ring
11
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WBA
-
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WBC
-
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WBO
-
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IBF
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Devin Haney vs Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz report

Who won Haney vs Diaz?

Devin Haney beat Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 4th December 2021 at MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena in Nevada.

The scorecards were announced as 116-112, 117-111, 117-111 in favor of winner Devin Haney.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).

This contest was for the WBC lightweight championship of the world.

Also, on the undercard Montana Love was victorious over Carlos Diaz Ramirez, Jessica McCaskill beat Kandi Wyatt and Filip Hrgovic defeated Emir Ahmatovic.

Haney vs Diaz stats

Devin Haney stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 26 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz made his way to the ring with a record of 32 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 15 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Haney had advantage in power over Diaz, with a 58% knock out percentage over Diaz's 47%.

Devin Haney was the younger man by 6 years, at 24 years old.

Haney had a height advantage of 3 inches over Diaz. That also extended to a 7-inch reach advantage.

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

Haney was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 2 year and 11 months later than Diaz, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 89 less professional rounds, 186 to Diaz's 275.

Haney vs Diaz form

Haney remained undefeated as a professional.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated George Kambosos on 5th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their The Ring Lightweight, WBA World Lightweight, IBF World Lightweight and WBO World Lightweight championship fight at Marvel Stadium, Melbourne, Australia.

Previous to that, he had defeated Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz on 4th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Lightweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Nevada, United States.

Going into that contest, he had beat Jorge Linares on 29th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Lightweight championship fight at Michelob ULTRA Arena, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had won against Yuriorkis Gamboa on 7th November 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Lightweight championship fight at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida.

He had beat Alfredo Santiago Alvarez on 9th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Lightweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.

Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Devin Haney on 4th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Lightweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Nevada, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Javier Fortuna on 9th July 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBC Interim World Lightweight championship fight at Banc of California Stadium, California.

Going into that 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.

Before that, he had 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.

He had defeated Jesus Cuadro on 21st September 2019 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Auditorio del Estado, Baja California, Mexico.

Activity check

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

Going to this contest, Devin Haney had last fought 6 months and 1 day ago, while Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz's last outing had been 1 year and 2 days ago.

Haney's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 60 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 12 rounds on average.

Diaz's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 60 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 12 rounds on average.

What time did Haney vs Diaz start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Nevada, United States, which was around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Haney vs Diaz?

The DAZN show is expected to begin at 7:00 PM EST / 4:00 PM PST. The DAZN Global broadcast of the card is expected to start at 1:00 AM (GTM).

What were the odds on Haney vs Diaz?

Devin Haney was a 3/25 (-830) favourite going into the contest, while Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz made his way into the ring at 122/25 (+490) with oddsmakers.

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Devin Haney

Joseph Diaz

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