Devin Haney will defend his WBC Earth Lightweight title versus Joseph ‘JoJo’ Diaz, Jr., the WBC Interim Entire world Lightweight champion, at the MGM Grand Backyard garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday December 4, reside worldwide on DAZN. (shots by Ed Mulholland)
Haney (26- 15 KOs) puts his crown on the line for the fourth time and the second in a row in his Las Vegas yard, having seen off the challenge of former a few bodyweight Globe ruler Jorge ‘El Niño Del Oro’ Linares in a thrilling clash in May at Mandalay Bay. ‘The Dream’ now returns to the Vegas strip for what promises to be a barnburner as his rivalry with Diaz, Jr. hits boiling issue.
Diaz (32-1-1 15 KOs) claimed the WBC Interim Earth Lightweight title on his debut at 135lbs, beating previous Environment champion Javier Fortuna in just one of the finest performances of his 34-battle vocation. The 28 yr previous delivered on his guarantee to excite at Light-weight with that get and also chase the big names in the division. He now receives the chance to come to be a two-fat World winner having ripped the IBF Tremendous-Featherweight title from Tevin Farmer in Miami in January 2020.