LAS VEGAS — Devin Haney will look to make the fourth defense of his WBC lightweight championship when he faces mandatory challenger Joseph “JoJo” Diaz Jr. on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden.
Haney returns to action six months after winning a unanimous decision against Jorge Linares. Diaz is making his third appearance in 2021 following a decision victory over Javier Fortuna in July and a majority draw against Shavkat Rakhimov in February.
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The fight will add clarity to a division that was shaken up by George Kambosos Jr.’s stunning victory over Teofimo Lopez to claim the WBA, WBO, IBF and WBC (Franchise) titles. But with Haney holding another version of the WBC championship, there remains a debate as to whether Kambosos is the true undisputed champion. It’s highly likely that the winner of Haney-Diaz will face Kambosos to provide finality.
Here’s everything you need to know about Haney vs. Diaz:
Devin Haney vs. JoJo Diaz Jr. live updates, highlights
(All times Eastern.)
When is Devin Haney vs. JoJo Diaz Jr. tonight?
- Date: Saturday, Dec. 4
- Main card: 8 p.m. ET | 5 p.m. PT
- Main event (approx.): 11:15 p.m. ET | 8:15 p.m. PT
The main card is set to get underway at 8 p.m. ET, with Haney and Diaz expected to make their way to the ring at approximately 11:15 p.m. As always with live fight cards, timing is subject to change depending on the length of the undercard bouts.
How to watch Devin Haney vs. JoJo Diaz Jr. fight
- U.S. & Canada: DAZN
- UK: DAZN
The fight card will be broadcast across the world on DAZN (excluding Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, Kosovo, Bosnia & Herzegovina and Macedonia).
Devin Haney vs. JoJo Diaz Jr. fight card
- Devin Haney (c) vs. Joseph “JoJo” Diaz Jr. for Haney’s WBC lightweight title
- Filip Hrgovic vs. Scott Alexander; heavyweights
- Montana Love vs. Carlos Diaz; super lightweights
- Jessica McCaskill (c) vs. Victoria Bustos for the WBA, WBO, WBC and IBF women’s welterweight titles
- Austin Williams vs. Quatavious Cash; middleweights
- Alexis Espino vs. Roldolfo Gomez Jr.; super middleweights
- Marc Castro vs. Ronaldo Solis; Super featherweights