(video by Ryan Burton) – Devin Haney will defend his WBC Environment Light-weight title versus Joseph ‘JoJo’ Diaz, Jr., the WBC Interim Globe Lightweight champion, at the MGM Grand Backyard Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday December 4, live around the globe on DAZN (images by Al Powers).
Unbeaten superstar Haney (26- 15 KOs) places his crown on the line for the fourth time and the 2nd in a row in his Las Vegas yard, possessing noticed off the challenge of previous 3 pounds Entire world ruler Jorge ‘El Niño Del Oro’ Linares in a thrilling clash in Could at Mandalay Bay. ‘The Dream’ now returns to the Vegas strip for what guarantees to be a barnburner as his rivalry with Diaz, Jr. hits boiling place.
Diaz (32-1-1 15 KOs) claimed the WBC Interim Globe Light-weight title on his debut at 135lbs, beating previous Globe winner Javier Fortuna in a single of the very best performances of his 34-fight vocation. The 28 year outdated sent on his guarantee to excite at Light-weight with that acquire and also chase the big names in the division. He now will get the opportunity to come to be a two-weight Globe winner possessing ripped the IBF Tremendous-Featherweight title from Tevin Farmer in Miami in January 2020.