Devin haney and Joseph “JoJo” Diaz They complied with the weigh-in ahead of their fight for the lightweight belt of the CMB of this December 4, in the MGM Grand from The Vegas, Nevada.
Haney set the 135 pound limit and Jojo it put her down at 134.4 pounds. Both boxers had a rather hot confrontation in which they exchanged words.
Devin He confessed that he does not underestimate Diaz and he’s ready to take advantage of his conditions to successfully defend the 135-pound championship.
“I’m ready for anything that shows Diaz in the ring ”, expressed the monarch after going through the scale. “It is a dream to be on a stellar card, I want this to be my home and I want to show the world that I am ready for this. I do not underestimate anyone, but I am prepared in the best way to take advantage of their mistakes.
Devin He proclaimed himself the best lightweight today and has great confidence to crush Jojo.
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“I’m the best of the lightweight right now,” he said. “Jojo He can say what he wants, but he knows that that day I am going to give a real show ”.
In the previous weigh-in, Haney faced with George Kambosos, monarch of the division by the FIB, WBA and OMB. The Australian said he wants to face the winner of this fight to unify the belts.
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“He knows that I have a lot of respect for him, so if everything goes as it should be, we will surely get to that firm to do the fight,” he said. Kambosos, who gave the bell last week by defeating by unanimous decision Teofimo Lopez.
Weigh-in between Devin Haney and JoJo Díaz
For its part, Jojo he will have the opportunity as a mandatory challenger after his victory against Javier Fortuna.
Diaz does not feel like the least favorite and says that he will make the most of the opportunity before Haney.
“I don’t feel like I’m the least favorite,” he mentioned. “I feel like everyone is underestimating me and I’m going to show it to you on Saturday night. My focus is on Devin haney and for now I am not thinking about anything else, I am fulfilling a dream at the MGM Grand and I am ready for this opportunity ”.
Haney He will fight for the second time in 2021. The first was against Jorge Linares, whom he beat by unanimous decision in May. JoJo DiazFor his part, he will arrive with a record of 32-1-1.
Both fighters will star on this Saturday’s undercard, where they will also fight Jessica McCaskill and Kandi wyatt by the welter belts of the WBC, WBA, FIB and OMB.