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Media Workout Notes & Quotes: Christopher Diaz to Battle Masayuki Ito for Vacant WBO 130-Pound Title

Christopher "Pitufo" Diaz (23-0, 15 KOs) is proud of his Puerto Rican heritage and is acutely aware of his homeland's rich fighting history. Diaz, who fights Masayuki Ito (23-1-1, 12 KOs) on Saturday at the Kissimmee Civic Center for the vacant WBO junior lightweight world title, is hoping to become the fifth current male world champion from the "Island of Enchantment." 

Billy Joe Saunders outclasses David Lemieux over 12 rounds

At the Place Bell in Laval, Quebec, Canada WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders (26-0, 12 KOs) dominated former middleweight champion David Lemieux (38-4, 33 KOs) over 12 rounds. Saunders sent a message to the entire middleweight division with his performance against Lemieux. The United Kingdom fighter was able to outbox and outmaneuver the Canadian through almost all twelve rounds. The judge’s scorecards read 120-108, 117-111, and 118-110.