Devin Haney and JoJo Díaz have agreed to fight for the beginning of December


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Devin Haney y JoJo Díaz

Devin Haney, lightweight champion of the CMB, will make his third defense of the belt in a fight against Joseph “JoJo” Diaz on November 3 or 4, according to a report by Mike coppinger from ESPN.

“Sources: @Realdevinhaney and @JosephDiazJr have agreed to a lightweight championship fight on December 3 or 4 in Las Vegas“, wrote Coppinger. “The contracts have not been signed, but it should be completed in the next few days. Two very good weeks for Eddie hearn/DAZN in the 135-pound division. TheophimusKambosos on November 27 ”.

Subsequently, Diaz explained that the negotiations took a while, because Haney he wanted a rematch clause in case he lost.

“He wants the rematch clause,” he explained. Jojo. “That’s why it took so long to come to an agreement, but we’ll beat you up twice if that’s what you want. I’m making sure that fight happens for the fans. “

The agreement came six days after Eddie hearn he said during the function of Mikey Garcia and Sandor Martin that offered him the same money as Golden Boy Promotions I was going to pay him for his fight with Ryan Garcia.

Immediately after the president of Matchroom that, JoJo Diaz replied in Twitter that he was willing to carry out the contest.

Haney He comes from defeating Jorge Linares by unanimous decision by cards of 116-112, 115-112 and 116-112.

For his part, Joseph will make his first fight at lightweight. He rose to 135 pounds last July to face Javier Fortuna, whom he beat by unanimous decision.

JoJo and Haney reach an agreement after Garcia’s injury

Ryan García underwent surgery on Monday for an injury to his right hand, which forced him to withdraw from the fight he had scheduled for November 27 against Joseph Díaz.

The WBC ruled that the winner of that contest had to fight division monarch Devin Haney, but with Ryan’s injury, JoJo will contest a world championship fight.


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