Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2021-02-13, good boxing fight: Joseph Diaz vs Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov gets three stars. JoJo Diaz vs Rakhimov was originally scheduled as a super-featherweight bout but the American weighed in 3.6 pounds over the limit of 130 lbs, so the IBF World title is only at stake for the Russian. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Joseph Diaz record
The former Olympian and current Ibf super-Fw champion Joseph Diaz entered this fight with a boxing record of 31-1-0 (15 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.2 super featherweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Miguel Berchelt).
Jo Jo Diaz suffered his first and only loss when he faced Gary Russell Jr in 2018 (Gary Russell Jr vs Joseph Diaz), after this bout he has won five matches defeating Jesus Cuadro (Joseph Diaz vs Jesus Cuadro) and Tevin Farmer in his last two (Tevin Farmer vs Joseph Diaz).
Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov record
His opponent, the undefeated Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov, has a perfect record of 15-0-0 (12 KOs=80%) and he entered as the No.5 in the same weight class of Diaz.
In his last three bouts he has won over Robinson Castellanos (Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov vs Robinson Castellanos), Rofhiwa Maemu (Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov vs Rofhiwa Maemu) and Azinga Fuzile (Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov vs Azinga Fuzile).
Diaz’s next fight: Joseph Diaz vs Javier Fortuna
Diaz vs Rakhimov full fight video / highlights
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Diaz vs Rakhimov info
Where: Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, California, USA
Division: super featherweight (130 lbs, 59.0 kg)
Title: IBF World super-featherweight title
Diaz vs Rakhimov pre-fight press conference
Here is the official video of the Joseph Diaz vs Rakhimov pre-fight press conference.
Diaz vs Rakhimov weigh-in
Here is the official video of the Diaz vs Rakhimov weigh-in.
Diaz vs Rakhimov result
Joseph Diaz vs Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov ended in a majority draw. Scores were 115-113, 114-114, 114-114.