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Holt-Diaz headline May 13 FNF
Former junior welterweight beltholder Kendall Holt and former two-time lightweight titleholder Julio Diaz are set to headline the May 13 edition of ESPN2's Friday Night Fights series.
Former titleholders Kendall Holt and Julio Diaz will collide on the May 13 edition of ESPN2's Friday Night Fights, a broadcast to originate from Santa Ynez, Calif.
Holt (26-4, 14 knockouts) once held the WBO light welterweight crown, while Diaz (38-6, 27 KOs) is a former IBF lightweight champion. Both are known for aggression and explosiveness, which could produce a fan-friendly fight.
In the televised eight-round co-main, unbeaten Jonathan Gonzalez (12-0, 12 KOs) will tangle with Chicago power puncher Rudy Cisneros (12-2, 11 KOs).
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