VIDEO: Joseph Diaz Jr. on Canelo-Khan and HBO debut
By Daniel Zaldivar
March 10, 2016
LOS ANGELES - Featherweight fighter and Golden Boy Promotions' rising prospect Joseph Diaz Jr. was in attendance at the Canelo Alvarez vs. Amir Khan final press conference in Los Angeles.
Diaz Jr. (19-0, 11 KOs) has been rising quickly in the ranks ever since making his professional debut in 2012. The 23-year-old Diaz Jr. represented the United States in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, where he competed in the bantamweight division. He will be on the co-feature bout against Jayson Velez (23-1, 16 KOs) on HBO Championship Boxing on March 26, which will be headlined by another U.S. Olympian in super-middleweight Andre Ward (28-0, 15 KOs).
Check out the video interview with Diaz Jr. below as he gives his take on Canelo-Khan, his opponent Velez, and making his HBO debut.
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