This coming March 26th at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California HBO Boxing returns with a main event featuring Light heavyweights Andre Ward and Sullivan Barrera locking horns.
The co-feature set to air on the broadcast giant features Featherweight action as undefeated prospect Joseph “Jojo” Diaz defends his NABF title against Jayson Velez (23-1-1).
Diaz, a 2012 Olympian, is a perfect 19-0, but this is his first appearance on HBO so the fight comes with a little added pressure for Diaz.
Diaz is promoted by Oscar De La Hoya and Golden Boy and he has been a fixture of their L.A. Fight Club series airing on Estrella TV, but this fight is a big step up in terms of audience that will see him.
Velez is a once beaten prospect out of Puerto Rico who is coming off the lone loss of his career.
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