JoJo Diaz: The Next Goldenboy?

NABF featherweight champion Joseph “Jojo” Diaz, Jr. (22-0, 13 KOs) of South El Monte, California, won with a ninth round TKO over Andrew “El Chango” Cancio (17-4-2, 13 KOs) of Blythe, California.


Diaz worked patiently,accurately  and relentlessly, often going  to the body, as Cancio pressed in the opening round. In the second, Diaz and Cancio exchanged on the inside. Cancio’s nose was badly cut in round three, as he continued to press the slick Diaz. The fourth was all Diaz as the tough Cancio was bloodied but continuing to swarm forward.


Jo Jo continued to dominate and control Cancio in round five. A relaxed and accurate Jo Jo picked his shots boxing his bloodied opponent.mDespite the blood drenching, Cancio kept coming at Diaz in the second half of the fight. In round nine the Referee waved it off at 2:29.

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