Joseph Diaz

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Date of Birth November 23, 1992
Place of Birth California
Age 28 years old
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Joseph "JoJo" Pedroza Diaz Jr. is an American professional boxer. He has held the IBF super featherweight title since January and challenged once for the WBC featherweight title in 2018. At regional level, he held the WBC-NABF, and WBO-NABO featherweight titles between 2015 and 2018. As an amateur he competed at the 2012 Olympics as a bantamweight.

Real name: Joseph Pedroza Diaz Jr.
Nickname(s): JoJo
Nationality: American
Born: November 23, 1992, South El Monte, California, U.S.
Stance: Southpaw
Total fights: 32
Wins: 31
Wins by KO: 15
Losses: 1

About Joseph Diaz

Southpaw from California known for becoming a two-time national Bantamweight Champion. In 2012, he represented the United States at the Olympic Games in London.

Before Fame

He played baseball as a child but took up boxing as a means of self-defense.

Achievement

He defeated Olympic silver medalist Worapoj Petchkoom and World Championship bronze medalist Oscar Valdez at the 2011 World Amateur Boxing Championships.

Family Life

His father is also his coach.

Associations

He and Terrell Gausha both competed for the United States at the 2012 Olympic Games.

Information related to Joseph Diaz

  • Southpaw boxers
  • Winners of the United States Championship for amateur boxers
  • Boxers from California
  • Olympic boxers of the United States
  • Boxers at the 2012 Summer Olympics
  • Sportspeople from Los Angeles County, California
  • Super-featherweight boxers
  • Bantamweight boxers
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Latest information about Joseph Diaz updated on January 24, 2021.