Joseph “JoJo” Diaz “I’m Confident On Defeating Gary Russell Jr.” – Featherweight world champion Gary Russell Jr. (28-1-0, 17 KOs) will defend his WBC title against undefeated mandatory challenger Joseph “JoJo” Diaz Jr. (26-0-0, 14 KOs) on Saturday, May 19th in a clash live on Showtime from MGM National Harbor in Maryland.
Diaz Jr., who is trained by his father, Joseph, Sr., was a two-time amateur national champion in the bantamweight division. He represented the United States at the 2012 Olympic games in London. Immediately after, Diaz Jr. signed with Golden Boy Promotions and began a stellar career that has earned him a spot at the pinnacle of the featherweight division.
On this segment “JoJo” Diaz talks about his next fight against Gary Russell Jr.
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