Next fight of Joseph Diaz is not determined yet.
In the main event of the evening at the Avalon Theater in Hollywood, Joseph Diaz Jr. (27-1, 14 KOs) in a hard fought battle won a unanimous decision over WBA featherweight champion Jesús Rojas (26-2-2, 19 KOs), but could not get the belt, because the day before he failed the weigh-in. The scores were 117-111, 116-112, and 115-113.
Live broadcast of the boxing evening from the Arena "Avalon" in Hollywood, California, in the main event of which WBA featherweight champion Jesus Rojas will meet Joseph Diaz Jr. On the eve of the fight at the weigh-in, Diaz could not make the 126 pound limit, and even in the case of defeat, Rojas will leave with the title.
Featherweight Joseph Diaz Jr. was unable to make a 126 pound limit on Friday night and would not be able to challenge the title of Jesús Rojas in a fight to be held on Saturday at the Avalon in Hollywood, California.
In the main event of the evening in Oxon Hill, Maryland, at the MGM National Harbor arena, WBC Featherweight Champion Gary Russell Jr. (29-1, 17 KOs) successfully defended his title by winning a unanimous decision over the previously undefeated official challenger Joseph Diaz (26-1, 14 KOs). The scores were 115-113 and 117-111 twice.
A live broadcast of the boxing night from Oxon Hill, Maryland, where at MGM National Harbor, just a few miles from his home, WBC Featherweight Champion Gary Russell Jr. (28-1, 17 KOs) will defend his title against an undefeated challenger former Olympian Joseph Diaz (26-0, 14 KOs).