On January 30, the fight between Tevin Farmer and Joseph Diaz will be held in Meridian at Island Gardens in Miami. For the reigning IBF light heavyweight champion Tevin Farmer, this fight will be the fifth defense of his title.

  Tevin Farmer Joseph Diaz
Country Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. South El Monte, California, U.S.
  July 30, 1990 November 23, 1992
Age 29 27
Height

5 ft 6 in

5 ft 6 in
Stance Southpaw Southpaw
W 30 30
L 4 1
KOs 6 15
Draws 1 0
Total Bouts 35 31
     

Tevin “American Idol” Farmer (30-4, 6 KO)

Tevin Farmer was defeated at the beginning of his career – last time in 2012. In 2017, the boxer received a bullet wound in the arm, but, contrary to prognoses, he was able to recover and become a world champion. Farmer is a classic fighter, usually fights in a southpaw stance.

Tevin Farmer Statistic

  • Fights: 35
  • Wins: 30
  • Lost: 4
  • Knockout: 6
  • Draws: 1

Joseph “JoJo” Diaz (30-1, 15 KO)

This is not the first time Joseph Diaz is fighting for the title. Earlier he fought for the WBA title against Gary Russell Jr – in this duel he lost for the only time in his career. Diaz prefers to fight from a long distance, relying on the front arm, including – on the body of the opponent. Working as number two, Diaz acts confidently on counterattacks, punching dangerous hooks.

Joseph Diaz Statistic

  • Fights: 31
  • Wins: 30
  • Lost: 1
  • Knockout: 15
  • Draws: 0

Danny Garcia vs Ivan Redkach Fight Prediction

Farmer is a clear favorite of the upcoming fight, but Diaz has something to offer in the ring. Most probably, the fight will be held in a competitive struggle with the local success of both fighters, but with the advantage of the champion. The most likely outcome of the fight is a victory of Tevin Farmer by unanimous decision of the judges. The champion rarely wins early, and the Diaz has never lost by knockout.

We predict Farmer’s victory by UD.