Ryan Garcia and Joseph “JoJo” Diaz reached an agreement to fight on November 27 in Los Angeles California, according to various reports.
“Since he came out and beat (Javier) Fortuna, I took the opportunity to defeat Jojo“, said Ryan, in accordance with ESPN. Now it will be resolved if he was scared of defeating Fortune”.
This will be the second fight of Garcia in 2021, after defeating on June 3 Luke campbell by knockout in the seventh round. In that fight, the Briton sent the one of Mexican descent to the canvas in the first round.
By the middle of the year he was going to face Javier Fortuna, but he withdrew from the race to focus on his mental health due to mental problems.
For that reason, on July 9 he entered relief JoJo Diaz to fight with Fortune. In that confrontation, Joseph won by unanimous decision by cards of 116-111, 117-110 and 115-112.
“I’m excited to be back,” he added. Ryan Garcia. “I’m ready to pick up where I left off. I miss the sport of boxing, I miss the ring, I miss sparring. “
This will be just the second fight of Diaz at 135 pounds, after in February 2021, he failed to make the weight against Shavkatdzhon Rakhimov by going over three and a half pounds.
“I’m going to knock him out and end all this excitement once and for all,” he said. Jojo. “I’m going to go against him. For everything I’ve been through in and out of the ring it will show up that night. He is finally with a live dog ”.
In his confrontation with Fortune He looked better than in his last contests and became interim lightweight champion for the CMB.
The body ruled that the winner of the fight between Garcia and Diaz, will be the next challenger for the title he has Devin Haney.
Although the fight will be in The Angels, the venue is yet to be defined.