Joseph Diaz (JoJo) is an American professional boxer. He was born in South El Monte, California, U.S. on November 23, 1992. Diaz made his professional boxing debut at the age of 20 against Vicente Afaro Martinez on December 15, 2012. He is a super-featherweight world champion. Diaz is 29 years old, he will turn 30 in 1 month and 16 days.
8 years and 11 months into his professional boxing career, Joseph Diaz has fought 35 times with 32 wins, 2 losses, and 1 draw. As of October 2022, Diaz' boxing record stands at 32-2-1 (15 KOs). In total, he has fought 263 rounds of professional boxing in 35 bouts.
|Total Title Wins||1|
|Title-Fight KO Wins||0|
|Losses via KO||0|
|36||Oct 29, 2022||29||William Zepeda||NA||NA|
|35||Dec 4, 2021||29||Devin Haney||Loss||UD|
|34||Jul 9, 2021||28||Javier Fortuna||Win||UD|
|33||Feb 13, 2021||28||Shavkat Rakhimov||Draw||MD|
|32||Jan 30, 2020||27||Tevin Farmer||Win||UD|
|31||Sep 21, 2019||26||Jesus Cuadro||Win||MD|
|30||May 4, 2019||26||Freddy Fonseca||Win||TKO7|
|29||Feb 9, 2019||26||Charles Huerta||Win||UD|
|28||Aug 11, 2018||25||Jesús Rojas||Win||UD|
|27||May 19, 2018||25||Gary Russell Jr.||Loss||UD|
|26||Feb 22, 2018||25||Victor Terrazas||Win||KO3|
|25||Sep 16, 2017||24||Rafael Rivera||Win||UD|
|24||May 6, 2017||24||Manuel Ávila||Win||UD|
|23||Dec 17, 2016||24||Horacio García||Win||UD|
|22||Sep 17, 2016||23||Andrew Cancio||Win||TKO9|
|21||Jul 30, 2016||23||Victor Proa||Win||KO2|
|20||Apr 23, 2016||23||Jayson Vélez||Win||UD|
|19||Dec 18, 2015||23||Hugo Partida||Win||TKO2|
|18||Oct 23, 2015||22||Ruben Tamayo||Win||UD|
|17||Jul 11, 2015||22||Rene Alvarado||Win||UD|
|16||May 9, 2015||22||Giovanni Delgado||Win||UD|
|15||Mar 6, 2015||22||Juan Luis Hernandez||Win||TKO3|
|14||Dec 8, 2014||22||Jose Angel Beranza||Win||UD|
|13||Nov 13, 2014||21||Roberto Castaneda||Win||RTD4|
|12||Sep 29, 2014||21||Raul Hidalgo||Win||TKO7|
|11||Jul 9, 2014||21||Ramiro Robles||Win||UD|
|10||Apr 26, 2014||21||Luis Maldonado||Win||UD|
|9||Mar 8, 2014||21||Joivany Fuentes||Win||TKO5|
|8||Dec 13, 2013||21||Carlos Rodriguez||Win||TKO7|
|7||Aug 24, 2013||20||Noel Mendoza||Win||KO3|
|6||Jul 20, 2013||20||Luis Cosme||Win||KO1|
|5||Jun 8, 2013||20||Rigoberto Casillas||Win||RTD3|
|4||May 3, 2013||20||Eric Gotay||Win||TKO3|
|3||Mar 16, 2013||20||Alberto Cupido||Win||UD|
|2||Feb 2, 2013||20||Jose Ruiz||Win||TKO2|
|1||Dec 15, 2012||20||Vicente Afaro Martinez||Win||UD|
Joseph Diaz started boxing professionally at 20 years of age; he debuted against Vicente Afaro Martinez on December 15, 2012, and defeated Martinez via 4 round unanimous decision.
He had his first world title fight at the age of 25 on May 19, 2018 after 26 professional fights against Gary Russell Jr. for the WBC title. Diaz lost to Russell Jr. via 12 round unanimous decision.
Diaz' notable victories include wins over Tevin Farmer, Javier Fortuna, Jesús Rojas, Charles Huerta, Victor Terrazas, Andrew Cancio, and Manuel Ávila. For a complete list of Diaz' best performances refer to Joseph Diaz' best fights.
His most recent fight was on December 4, 2021 against fellow American boxer Devin Haney for Haney's lightweight WBC title. Diaz lost the fight via 12 round unanimous decision. It's been 10 months and 3 days since this fight.
Joseph Diaz' next fight is scheduled against Mexican boxer William Zepeda for October 29, 2022 at the Pechanga Arena, San Diego, California, U.S. For all the details about this fight visit William Zepeda vs. Joseph Diaz.
Joseph Diaz fought for a world title in three fights and won once. He has won one belt at super-featherweight (IBF).
|Jan 30, 2020||Tevin Farmer||sFT||IBF|
Diaz has knocked out 15 of his 35 opponents so far. His KO ratio currently stands at 42.9%. Of his total 32 wins, 15 of them have been via KO (46.9%).
Joseph Diaz has had a total of two losses in 35 fights — both of them in title bouts. He suffered his first loss against Gary Russell Jr. via 12 round UD in his 27th fight — his 26 fight win streak came to an end with this loss. He has never been stopped, both his losses came via decision.