I mean the fight played out just like I'd said. Next Next post: Christopher Diaz Boxes Past Jason Sanchez For Decision Win. Claressa Shields Accepts Challenge To Fight Savannah Marshall! I am a completely different and improved fighter from the one who fought Shakur Stevenson last year. All articles, images, product names, logos, and brands are property of their respective owners. But while he landed his share of punches, he received more from Diaz. Diaz got off to a good start and built an early lead before showing great accuracy throughout the night. Sanchez This is a new Christopher Diaz.". Sanchez tried to bully his way to a win, but it was Diaz who used his footwork and ring IQ to make his man look silly. Both men split their last two ring appearances and had something to prove. Whether it's at 126 or 122, I'm ready. Yet, in against Sanchez, Pitufo was calm, focused and effective. "I will try again for the world title. Junior BANTAMWEIGHT????? After nine mostly one sided rounds, Diaz turned up the pressure in the tenth and final round and really had his man busted up. Boxing debate: Who's next for Tyson Fury, if not Deontay Wilder? In response, Sanchez could do little else other than chase and headhunt. Real or not: The latest on crossover fights featuring McGregor, Mayweather, Pacquiao and Khabib. Joshua Franco Upsets Andrew Moloney; Becomes WBA Champion! Diaz vs Sanchez In the co-main event for Maloney v Franco, featherweight Christopher “Pitufo” Diaz (26-2, 16 KO’s) scored a unanimous decision victory over Jason “El Alacrancito” Sanchez (15-2, 8 KO’s). After six rounds, all three judges had Contreras up by the scores of 58-56. Bring me whatever names you want, and I will be world champion," Diaz said after the fight. Real or not: Canelo-GGG III in 2021? Diaz got off to a good start and built an early lead before showing great accuracy throughout the night. If there was a punch that was effective, it was Olguin's long, sweeping left. Fury: I’m going to take him out a third time! Your email address will not be published. The shorter Contreras (11-0, 6 KOs) used his stature to his advantage for much of the night by getting inside and unleashing a two-fisted attack on the taller Vargas (5-1, 5 KOs), who was cut in the third round from a clash of heads. Christopher Diaz vs Jason Sanchez Fan scorecards. The judges scoring the contest had it 98-92, 97-93 and 98-92 in favor of Diaz. Wilder rips Fury: Don’t ‘weasel out of’ rematch, Survey says: UFC fighters have no (good) answer for WBC boxers on ‘Family Feud’, Naoya Inoue Brutalizes, Then Stops Jason Moloney In Seven Rounds, Showtime PPV Recap: Barrios Stops A Courageous Karl In Six, Oleksandr Usyk vs Dereck Chisora: Fight Preview, Gervonta Davis Sends Warning To Leo Santa Cruz: “He Better Come Prepared, If Not He’s Going To Sleep”, Undefeated boxer Tiara Brown resigns from police over George Floyd death, Miguel Vazquez Reflects on Controversial Loss, Aims For World Title Run, Naoya Inoue: ‘I’m satisfied with that punch’. The judges scoring the contest had it 98-92, 97-93 and 98-92 in favor of Diaz. "I can fight at featherweight, or I can make 122 pounds," Diaz said. Directly to your inbox. I am a completely different and improved fighter from the one who fought Shakur Stevenson last year. However, when the second period began, Diaz was able to clearly take control of the action with his jab.