The undefeated Joseph Diaz entered this fight with a perfect boxing record of 19-0-0 (11 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.19 featherweight in the world. He fought five times last year beating Ruben Tamayo (=Diaz vs Tamayo) and Hugo Partida in his last two fights (=Diaz vs Partida).
His opponent, Jayson Velez, has an official record of 23-1-1 (16 knockouts) and he entered as the No.32 in the same weight class. He fought twice in 2015 defeating Daniel Ramirez (=Velez vs Ramirez) but then he lost to Ronny Rios (=Velez vs Rios). JoJo Diaz vs Velez is valid for the NABF featherweight title; undercard of Andre Ward vs Sullivan Barrera. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Oracle Arena, Oakland, California, USA
Division: featherweight (126 lbs, 57.2 kg)
Title: NABF featherweight title
Diaz’s previous fight: Joseph Diaz vs Hugo Partida
Velez’s previous fight: Jayson Velez vs Ronny Rios
Velez’s next fight: Jayson Velez vs Rene Alvarado
Diaz’s next fight: Joseph Diaz vs Victor Proa
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