Featherweight Joseph Diaz Jr. won a convincing 10-round unanimous decision over Giovani Delgado in the main supporting bout of the Canelo Alvarez-James Kirkland undercard at Minute Maid Park in Houston.
Canelo Alvarez and James Kirkland each got the chance to show their knuckleballs at an Astros game before hosting fans for a workout ahead of Saturday’s fight in Houston.
Junior welterweight Frankie Gomez, featherweight Joseph Diaz Jr. and heavyweight Taishan — all of whom fight on the May 9 Canelo-Kirkland card — hosted a workout along with fighters from the May 7 “LA Fight Club” event.
Joseph Diaz Jr. did exactly what he had hoped to do in the main event of the first L.A. Fight Club card on Friday at the Belasco Theater: Put on a show for about 1,000 hometown fans.
With the support of promoter Oscar De La Hoya and a legion of hometown fans cheering him on this Friday night, Joseph Diaz Jr.’s confidence in building a legacy of his own is high.
Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya was proud to present his company’s new monthly Los Angeles-based club series at the historic Belasco Theater, LA Fight Club, to the boxing media. The debut show, which is headlined by 2012 U.S. Olympian Joseph Diaz Jr., takes place on March 6.
Joseph Diaz Jr. was a big fan of Golden Boy Promotion’s Fight Night Club series when he was still an amateur. Now the junior featherweight prospect will headline the debut show of Golden Boy’s new monthly club series LA Fight Club on March 6 and he couldn’t be more excited.
Unbeaten junior featherweight prospect Joseph Diaz Jr. stopped Roberto Castaneda after Round 4 of a 10-round main event at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California. The bout headlined a “Golden Boy Live!” show broadcast live on Fox Sports 1.
Dong Taishan, a nearly 7-foot heavyweight prospect from China, takes on Tommy Washington Jr. on Thursday at Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California. The “Golden Boy Live!” card will be televised on Fox Sports 1.
Newly crowned IBF bantamweight titleholder Randy Caballero and former junior middleweight titleholder Fernando Vargas will be celebrated during events surrounding a Nov. 13 Golden Boy Live! show at the Fantasy Springs Resort and Casino in Indio, California.
Golden Boy Promotions’ quartet of prospects is ready for action again on Nov. 13 as part of a “Golden Boy Live!” card on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes.
Dominic Verdin spoke to Oscar De La Hoya, WBC 122-pound titleholder Leo Santa Cruz and junior featherweight prospect Joseph Diaz Jr. at Friday’s “Golden Boy Live!” at Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California. Verdin also interviewed Robinson Castellanos, who upset Ronny Rios in the main event.
Junior featherweight prospect Joseph Diaz Jr. looked sharp in his first headline bout, stopping well-traveled journeyman Raul Hidalgo in Round 7 of their “Golden Boy Live!” main event at State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, Texas, on Monday.
As a result of a left thumb injury sustained during preparation for his bout against Johnathon Banks, Antonio Tarver has pulled out of their fight, originally scheduled for Sept. 29.
Alfonso Gomez suffered two knockdowns but finished strong to win a 10-round decision over Ed Paredes on Thursday in Las Vegas, Nev. The bout headlined a “Golden Boy Live!” telecast highlighted by Joseph Diaz Jr.’s hard-fought decision over Ramiro Robles.