LAS VEGAS – Devin Haney will look to make the fourth defense of his WBC lightweight championship when he takes on mandatory challenger Joseph “JoJo” Diaz Jr. on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden.
Haney is back in action six months after beating Jorge Linares by unanimous decision. Diaz will make his third appearance in 2021 following a decision win over Javier Fortuna in July and a majority draw against Shavkat Rakhimov in February.
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The fight will add clarity to a division that was rocked by George Kambosos Jr.’s impressive victory over Teofimo López to claim the WBA, WBO, IBF and WBC (Franchise) titles. But with Haney holding another version of the WBC championship, a debate remains as to whether Kambosos is the true undisputed champion. It is very likely that the winner of the Haney-Díaz will face Kambosos to give firmness.
Here’s everything you need to know about Haney vs. Diaz:
Devin Haney vs. JoJo Diaz Jr., Live Updates, Highlights
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9:31 pm: Wyatt has played in 4 rounds, but McCaskill is too strong, too strong and too much. It’s a question of whether McCaskill finishes off Wyatt or lets him get to the scorecards.
9:16 pm: Kandi Wyatt has the chance of a lifetime next when she faces Jessica McCaskill for the undisputed women’s lightweight championship as a late replacement. Can you capitalize?
8:52 pm: We are live from Las Vegas. Two fights less, two fights end within range. Both Marc Castro and Filip Hrgovic wasted little time in shedding their opposition. Hrgovic got rid of Emir Ahmatovic in the third round of a one-sided fight, while Castro eliminated Ronaldo Solís in the second round. We have time to kill now.
When is Devin Haney vs. JoJo Diaz Jr. tonight?
- Date: Saturday December 4
- Principal card: 8 pm ET | 5 pm Pacific Time
- Main event (approx.): 11:15 pm ET | 8:15 pm PT
The main card is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. ET, and Haney and Diaz are expected to arrive in the ring at approximately 11:15 p.m. As always with live fight cards, timing is subject to change depending on length. of the secondary billboard. fighting.
How to watch the Devin Haney vs. JoJo Diaz Jr. fight
- USA and Canada: DAZN
- UNITED KINGDOM: DAZN
The card will be broadcast worldwide on DAZN (except Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Macedonia).
Devin Haney vs. JoJo Diaz Jr.
- Devin Haney (c) vs. Joseph “JoJo” Diaz Jr. for Haney’s WBC lightweight title
- Montana Love against Carlos Díaz; super light weights
- Jessica McCaskill (c) vs. Kandi Wyatt for WBA, WBO, WBC and IBF Women’s Welterweight Titles
- Filip Hrgovic defeat. Emir Ahmatovic by TKO in the fourth round
- Marc Castro def. Ronaldo Solis by second round TKO
Eddie is an Australian news reporter with over 9 years in the industry and has published on Forbes and tech crunch.